Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Place: Online at http://infopeople.org/training/what_do_i_know_part_2
Presenter: Karen Strauss and Leah Esguerra
A partnership between the San Francisco Public Library and the local Department of Public Health resulted in the placement of a social worker at the Main Library to link users to housing and social services. Eventually a job-training component was added, providing opportunities to develop marketable skills for people who had been homeless. Meet and hear the story of a library outreach worker who helps herself by helping others.
At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:
- Know the basic library behavior guidelines for homeless and mentally ill users
- Learn about successful outreach and job training opportunities for homeless library users
- Have strategies for helping people unreceptive to offers of help
This webinar will be of interest to library front-line staff, primarily in public libraries but useful no matter the setting.
Please note: Part 1 of this series was presented on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, and is available for viewing at the archive link below.
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