Webinar: Understanding Trauma-Informed Approaches in Public Libraries
Deadline: Registration closes at 4:30 p.m. Central on Monday, September 23, 2019
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
1-2 PM, CT
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 approaches reduces barriers to library access, makes the library a more welcoming place, and positions the library as part of the solution for many of the issues faced by patrons experiencing trauma. Continue reading