Originally presented February 17, 2021
Many libraries across the country now have an additional yet untraditional resource to provide patrons - a social worker.
Whether full time, part time, or through a partnership the presence of a social worker can be beneficial to both patrons and staff alike.
Tiffany Russell, LMSW, the Social Services Manager at Niles District Library (MI) discusses the Social Workers in Rural and Small Libraries project and the work being done to promote this initiative.
This webinar explores this emerging field, the role social workers play, and how libraries can find creative ways to utilize social workers.
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Social Work in Rural and Small Libraries