Strengths-based Family Engagement in Libraries (Feb 2024)

$175.00 / Seat

Start Date: February 20, 2024
Contact Hours: 7.5

In this series, participants will learn strategies to engage with families, and solve problems together when situations feel challenging.

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Making connections with families is an important part of the work that library staff do. Whether through a brief interaction or a relationship built over time, these connections are essential for families to see libraries as a place where they are welcome. In this series, participants will learn strategies to engage with families, and solve problems together when situations feel challenging. Specific topics for the 5 sessions include:

  • Perspective-taking
  • Using strengths-based attitudes
  • Active listening
  • The power of observation
  • Valuing a family’s passion

Course Format: Live Interactive Webinars on Tuesdays in February – March @ 3-4:30 pm ET / 12am-1:30 pm PT:

  • February 2o
  • February 27
  • March 5
  • March 12
  • March 19

# of hours: 7.5 – clock hours total Certificates will be provided at the end of the series

Audience: This series is designed for library professionals who work with young children and their families.

Number of participants: Maximum of 500

BTC Learning Network members can save $10 on the workshop series fee. Contact us if you are a member.

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