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.

Latest Discussion Posts

  • I am currently looking for written policies / Memoranda of Understanding / Agreements that establish partnership parameters between libraries and governmental agencies or NGOs ...

  • Hi everyone, I am curious if the social workers in your library play a role in front line de-escalation in your library. By that, I mean when there is a potentially volatile or ...

  • Yes it is.

  • Hi Elissa and All! Gwinnett County is part of the Atlanta Metro Region, so while we don't have a large downtown like Denver, we do serve a number of densely populated areas in ...

  • Yes, I'm interested. Thanks! ------------------------------ Suanne Wymer Youth Services Manager Tulsa City-County Library ------------------------------

  • Hello, I am trying to connect with someone from the Seattle Public Library to find out more about opening to customers experiencing homelessness during Covid-19. I am interested ...

  • Here at DCPL we use a google doc similar to what Elissa posted. We track much more information like where the person is staying, what kind of referrals we make, and include some ...