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Webinar – Social Workers: Building a Connection Between the Library, Service Agencies and Patrons

Posted in: #CC/Academic List, #Health Interest List, #Health Sciences List, #Public/K-12 List, All Members, Opportunity to participate, Partners Sharing Information, Webinars and Training


Plan to attend the Nov 9th Health Bytes, a free online webinar discussing various health information access related issues produced by Region 3,

When: November 9, 2022, at 9 AM MT/ 10 AM CT.
Credits: The webinar has been approved for 1 hour of CHES Continuing Education credit.
Register: Click here to register.
Topic: Social Workers: Building a Connection Between the Library, Service Agencies and Patrons
Presented by: Beth Hill, MSW, Community Resources Sr Specialist at the Kansas City, MO Public Library

It’s hard for people to navigate complex systems to obtain basic needs when faced with life changing events. The Kansas City Public Library recognized that members of their community would benefit from a program that helps pave the way. To fill the need, KCPL launched the Community Resource Mission. The Community Resource Team provides individuals experiencing life challenges an inclusive place to access the connections, support, and services they need. Made up of social workers, education specialists and librarians, the team offers help to community members in a variety of ways, through multiple channels. This presentation will share how Community Resources came to be at the Kansas City Public Library, what the program consists of and how it has expanded since the pandemic and what the plans are for the future.
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Network of the National Library of Medicine/NNLM Region 4
University of Utah
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 North 1900 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5890
Phone: 801-587-3650
This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.

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