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Kathleen Hughes

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Posted By Kathleen Hughes Nov 29, 2021 06:47 PM
Found In Egroup: Social Work Interest Group
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Hi everyone, Just wanted to let you know that the PLA Social Worker Task Force will be offering a full-day preconference program at the upcoming PLA 2022 conference (March 23-25, 2022), in Portland, Oregon. Here is some more info about the event - register and get more information at https://www.pl ...
Posted By Kathleen Hughes Sep 01, 2021 02:47 PM
Found In Egroup: Social Work Interest Group
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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 in social work expertise to assist these patrons. While a library/social work partnership may seem like a no-brainer, there ...
Posted By Kathleen Hughes Sep 01, 2021 02:35 PM
Found In Library: Social Work Interest Group
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 in social work expertise to assist these patrons. While a library/social work partnership may seem like a no-brainer, there ...
Posted By Kathleen Hughes Aug 13, 2021 12:04 PM
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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 (which is why we want an intern)?" So it would be great if you could please share with the question-asker how interns are supervised ...
Posted By Kathleen Hughes Nov 15, 2019 05:01 PM
Found In Announcements: PLAHome
The PLA Social Worker Task Force will host a daylong preconference program at the upcoming PLA 2020 conference. Speakers include Jean Badalamenti, D.C. Public Library; Leah Esguerra, San Francisco Public Library;  Elissa Hardy, Denver Public Library; Sarah Johnson, Hunter College, New York;Tiffany Russell, ...
Posted By Kathleen Hughes Oct 10, 2019 04:15 PM
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------------------------------ Kathleen Hughes Manager of Publications/Editor "Public Libraries" American Library Association Public Library Association ------------------------------
Posted By Kathleen Hughes Sep 13, 2019 11:01 AM
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Join members of the PLA Social Work Task Force for this introduction to the use of trauma-informed approaches in public libraries. A trauma-informed approach generally means understanding that library patrons may have experienced trauma and working with them to engender trust in libraries. Adopting trauma-informed ...
Posted By Kathleen Hughes Sep 12, 2019 03:52 PM
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------------------------------ Kathleen Hughes Manager of Publications/Editor "Public Libraries" American Library Association Public Library Association ------------------------------
Posted By Kathleen Hughes Aug 27, 2019 04:37 PM
Found In Library: Social Work Interest Group
White Paper Used by Denver Public Library to Fund a Social Worker Position.
Posted By Kathleen Hughes Aug 23, 2019 12:47 PM
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Hi Anna, Are you looking for specific language or just examples of how libraries were able to continue their Social Worker programs after the end of a grant? Thanks! Kathleen Hughes, PLA ------------------------------ Kathleen Hughes Manager of Publications/Editor "Public Libraries" American Library ...
Posted By Kathleen Hughes Aug 08, 2019 04:32 PM
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------------------------------ Kathleen Hughes Manager of Publications/Editor "Public Libraries" American Library Association Public Library Association ------------------------------
Posted By Kathleen Hughes Jun 27, 2019 02:48 PM
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------------------------------ Kathleen Hughes Manager of Publications/Editor "Public Libraries" American Library Association Public Library Association ------------------------------
Posted By Kathleen Hughes Jun 25, 2019 02:53 PM
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Listen to it here:  https://www.socialworkers.org/News/Social-Work-Talks-Podcast/EP34-What-is-Library-Social-Work ------------------------------ Kathleen Hughes Manager of Publications/Editor "Public Libraries" American Library Association Public Library Association ------------------------------
Posted By Kathleen Hughes May 16, 2019 11:09 AM
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------------------------------ Kathleen Hughes Manager of Publications/Editor "Public Libraries" American Library Association Public Library Association ------------------------------
Posted By Kathleen Hughes May 14, 2019 04:04 PM
Found In Library: Social Work Interest Group
In today's Virtual Social Work Forum, PLA's Social Work Task Force member and panelist at the event, Patrick Lloyd, mentioned a slideshow on Vetting and Partnering with Social Service Providers, it is attached here. He also discussed the Georgetown Public Library's Community Resource Referral Form, it ...
Posted By Kathleen Hughes May 14, 2019 11:15 AM
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The Social Work Interest Group will meet on  Saturday, June 22, from  4-5 pm. at the Renaissance Hotel (REN), Meeting Rooms 8 & 9, during the upcoming ALA Annual Conference. This informal session will offer interested parties the opportunity to meet and discuss issues related to social work and libraries. ...
Posted By Kathleen Hughes Apr 30, 2019 02:49 PM
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The social worker discusses Anchorage's Housing Labs program and more: https://www.alaskapublic.org/2019/04/19/at-anchorage-library-pilot-program-connects-patrons-to-social-services/ ------------------------------ Kathleen Hughes Manager of Publications/Editor "Public Libraries" American Library Association ...
Posted By Kathleen Hughes Apr 23, 2019 11:24 AM
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------------------------------ Kathleen Hughes Manager of Publications/Editor "Public Libraries" American Library Association Public Library Association ------------------------------