Social Work Interest Group

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This community is for anyone interested in learning more about social work in public libraries. The PLA Social Worker Task Force will use this space to discuss issues facing public libraries, provide a space to connect with others, generate and share best practices and resources.

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  • Would any members whose primary role is in Library Social Work be interested in learning more about a proposed study to increase mental health services for Library Staff? If so, ...

  • Thanks for sharing Jean! And great work Patrick! I signed up and am inviting our security manager and our two executive lead librarians. ------Original Message------ Hi All, ...

  • Hello all, Dr. Llewellyn Cornelius from the University of Georgia School of Social Work spent some time in Denver recently for a conference. We were honored to be interviewed ...

  • Greetings! We've just published our latest course addition to digitallearn.org, "Using Healthcare.gov to Enroll in Health Insurance"! Learn the basics of how to enroll in health ...

  • Shannon Bowman-Sarkisian was selected as the winner of the Indiana Library Federation (ILF) 2019 Outstanding Library Staff Award for her work on increasing Library access for domestic ...

  • That is interesting. Thank you for bringing it to my attention. One of my interest areas is the role of academic libraries in meeting social service & mental health needs, particularly ...

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