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May

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Focused Outreach and the Connecticut Library Association Conference – Spotlighting 3 library staff from New Milford Public Library

Posted by on May 30th, 2024 0 comments

Each year Region 7 focuses on learning about two geographic regions. This year, we met wonderful library staff as well as many service directors and providers serving Litchfield County, Connecticut. Region 7 was able to provide funding for 5 library staff from Litchfield County libraries to attend the Connecticut Library Association Conference. The following is… Read More »

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May

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Member Spotlight: Agnes Skowron from the CT Clearinghouse Library

Posted by on May 28th, 2024 0 comments Tags: , , ,

In this blog post, we will hear from Agnes Skowron, Librarian for the CT Clearinghouse, which provides information and resources related to health promotion, substance use prevention, recovery, harm reduction, mental health and more. Funded by the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the key resources shared in this article are for those… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Member Spotlight, Weekly Newsletter

Apr

22

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Conversation with Dr. Tanika Eaves and Dr. Jennifer Dealy on Perinatal Care and Health Information Access

Posted by on April 22nd, 2024 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Dr. Tanika Eaves and Dr. Jennifer Dealy have combined their passions around Maternal Health and Mental Health, Respectful Maternity Care, and Attachment in some of their recent research interviewing perinatal care providers about their work with families. The researchers noted disparities in maternal health outcomes and that these are experienced at a much higher rate… Read More »

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Apr

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Dr. Tanika Eaves is bringing awareness to Black Maternal Health at Fairfield University

Posted by on April 1st, 2024 0 comments Tags: ,

Tanika Eaves, PhD, LCSW, IMH-E®, is a clinical social worker, Assistant Professor of Social Work Program at the Egan School for Nursing and Health Studies at Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT, and an endorsed Infant Mental Health Specialist.  Dr. Eaves has a long history of supporting babies and families over her career, locally and globally,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Member Spotlight, Weekly Newsletter

Mar

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Member Spotlight: Meet Joy Worland, Consultant for the Vermont Department of Libraries

Posted by on March 22nd, 2024 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Joy Worland is the Consultant for Continuing Education and Small and Rural Libraries with the Vermont Department of Libraries where she provides, hosts, and curates continuing education opportunities for libraries in Vermont and consults with library staff and trustees about a wide range of topics relevant to small, rural libraries. You may know Joy from… Read More »

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