Strengths-based Family Engagement in Libraries (October 2024)

$175.00 / Seat

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Start Date: October 1, 2024
Contact Hours: 7.5

Learn strategies to engage with families in library settings 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 October @ 3-4:30 pm ET / 12-1:30 pm PT:

  • October 1
  • October 8
  • October 15
  • October 22
  • October 29

# 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

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