Social emotional librarianship

Library Journal

Capacitación arancelada

Modalidad: en línea

Organizado por: LJ & SLJ Proffesional Development

Comienza:  7 de octubre de 2022 | 2 pm h del este

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Course Overview

Learn how to approach your practice, programs, and partnerships through a social emotional lens and better support yourself, colleagues, and your community.

Effectively serving the needs of your community requires an understanding of how to support their social and emotional needs in addition to their information and practical needs. It also requires self-care strategies and engagement tools for yourself, colleagues, and staff. You’ll learn actionable steps for embedding social emotional communication, restorative justice, and trauma-informed practices into all of your services, as well as ways to support wellness in yourself and your library at large.

Join us for this guest speaker program and online workshop where you’ll learn from experts how to support the ‘whole patron’ in your practice, programs, partnerships, and services.

You’ll complete assignments to create your own initiative over 3+ weeks in an interactive online classroom environment with personal coaching from an expert in the field. In addition, you’ll have access to bonus content—rich supporting materials you can explore at your own pace, including a series of webinars from Library Journal and School Library Journal contributors, readings, activities, and videos.

The live sessions run on Fridays, October 7, 14, and 21, from 2:00-4:30 pm ET (recordings available) with an ongoing facilitator-led workshop over 3 weeks. All sessions will be recorded and can be viewed at your convenience. Don’t miss this opportunity!

Learning Outcomes:

After you attend this interactive online course and workshop, you’ll be able to:

Support the emotional well-being and self-care of staff and colleagues
Implement multiple conflict resolution methods
Incorporate the foundations of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) into your practice and programs
Identify and secure supportive community partners to help deliver needed services

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Who should take this course

Any librarian who needs support learning how to meet the social and emotional needs of their community and students in order to improve services. This course will have something for school, public, academic librarians, and beyond!

Live sessions are also available on demand

Can’t make a live session? All guest speaker sessions are recorded and available on demand following the initial broadcast.

Certificate of completion provided

15 professional development credits are available

Inspiring Live Guest Speakers + Facilitated Group Workshop for Project-Based Learning

Engage with presenters via live video stream, visual presentations, and chats, and workshop practical solutions and personal work in a group environment, with guidance from an advisor.

Online Course Features

Instructor-led online course features personalized interaction over 3+ weeks
Real-time guest speakers and conversation via live video stream (with recordings available afterward)
Workshop assignments to help you make progress on your goals
Individualized attention from course facilitators who work with you in a coaching environment in the workshop to help sort out challenges
Ongoing group conversation via discussion forums
Supporting resources (articles, videos, worksheets) in the online classroom to provide a foundation for your work
Access all course content for six months after the course ends
Bonus: Register early and get immediate access to archival video recordings from related courses and other bonus content

Curriculum Advisor

Megan Emery Schadlich, MLIS, is the founder and director of The Healing Library. This LLC is dedicated to creating lendable kits for families who have experienced trauma to create a self guided journey of healing utilizing high quality picture books, discussion guides, and holistic play, art, environmental, and bibliotherapy activities. Each kit is rooted in Every Child Ready to Read standards, Social Emotional Learning core competencies, and dialogic reading skills. With over 19,000 downloads since launching in 2017, the kits have been used to address the traumas experienced by Napa Valley following the second set of devastating wildfires they experienced in 2020 and are being adapted for use in Highland Park, IL following the deadly mass shootings which took place there in 2022.

Megan is also the author of Cooking Up Library Programs Teens & Tweens Will Love and is a two time recipient of the YALS Writing Award. She has been invited to speak and participate in Etsy’s Reimagining Manufacturing Summits and multiple IMLS focus groups. She is well regarded as a speaker and facilitator and has presented on numerous library and information related subjects for Library Journal magazine, School Library Journal magazine, YALSA, ALSC, and multiple state library associations. During her time as Experience Designer & Coordinator at the Chattanooga Public Library, she founded and designed the Sewing Lab located in their 4th Floor makerspace. During her time with Dokk1 in Denmark, she assisted with the SmartLibraries project and the second iteration of the Design Thinking for Libraries Toolkit.

Group Rates

Discounted registration fees are available for groups of 3 or more.

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