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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  • Social workers try to "meet their clients where they are." Increasingly, people experiencing life challenges are going to the public library, therefore more libraries are bringing ...

  • Hi everyone, I wanted to let you know that the book I've been working on for a few years, based on my library school class about homelessness and libraries, has finally ...

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    Hello everyone!   I am one of the Community Resources Coordinators at Mid-Continent Public Library, the county library system for the Kansas City metropolitan area. This ...

  • Research Fellows   via  lists.riseup.net  10:40 AM (11 minutes ago) to   abolitionist-library-association ...

  • My response is a little late but I'd still be interested!! Molly Miskiewicz ------------------------------ Molly Miskiewicz Library Social Worker Baldwin Public Library ---- ...

  • Hi everyone, We have received a request to post a question: "Could you post a question about how to handle supervision for interns when you don't have a social worker on site ...

  • Amanda, Thanks so much. I really appreciate it. Peggy

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