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    • Bridges Out of Poverty

    • Strategies for Professionals and Communities
    • By: Philip E. DeVol, Ruby K. Payne, Terie Dreussi Smith
    • Narrated by: Tom Blair, Philip DeVol
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Bridges Out of Poverty is a unique and powerful tool designed specifically for social, health, and legal services professionals. Based in part on Dr. Ruby K. Payne's myth-shattering A Framework for Understanding Poverty, Bridges reaches out to the millions of service providers and businesses whose daily work connects them with the lives of people in poverty.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't pause, awesome approach to bridging the gap.

    • By Lamar on 08-28-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Framework for Understanding Poverty 5th Edition

    • By: Ruby K. Payne
    • Narrated by: Ruby K. Payne
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 132

    When viewed through an economic lens, poverty can be defined as an absence of resources. Since 1995, Framework's basic premise is that the middle-class understandings of those who work with children and adults in poverty are often ill-suited for connecting with and helping people build up resources and rise out of poverty. Now, 18 years and 1.5 million copies later, Framework: A Cognitive Approach has been revised, updated and expanded.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • interesting read, bad audio book.<br />

    • By matt on 03-16-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • From Understanding Poverty to Develping Human Capacity

    • By: Ruby K. Payne
    • Narrated by: Thomas Blair
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    From Understanding Poverty to Developing Human Capacity details how schools, churches, courts, businesses, and communities can build resources for people in poverty. With nine articles written by Dr. Payne, along with two co-written with her colleague, Philip DeVol, these writings cover the gamut of Dr. Payne's efforts in dealing with poverty-related issues.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Crossing the Tracks for Love

    • What to Do When You and Your Partner Grew Up in Different Worlds
    • By: Ruby K Payne
    • Narrated by: Tom Blair, Ruby K Payne
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Timely guidance for minimizing the impact of economic class differences on intimacy, gender roles, employment, decision-making, raising children, in-law relations, dining, and mobility between classes

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • straight forward

    • By RumiKumu on 11-10-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Bridges to Health and Healthcare

    • New Solutions to Improving Access and Services
    • By: Ruby K. Payne, Terie Dreussi-Smith, Lucy Shaw MBA, and others
    • Narrated by: Thomas Blair
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Bridges to Health and Healthcare: New Solutions for Improving Access and Services provides a fresh opportunity to improve health outcomes. Healthcare providers will learn to:

    • Engage and better serve individuals across the economic spectrum
    • Reduce costs while achieving more successful patient outcomes
    • Communicate complex medical information more clearly

    Regular price: $19.95