Whole Person Librarianship: A Social Work Approach to Patron Services

by
Sara K. Zettervallauthor
Mary C. Nienowauthor
Whole Person Librarianship: A Social Work Approach to Patron Services

20190831

Libraries Unlimited

Pages 190
Topics Advocacy;Civic Engagement;Community Partners;Homelessness;Library–Social Work Collaboration;Mental Health;Outcome Assessment;Safe Spaces;Staff Development;Adult Services and Programs;Librarianship: Philosophy, Values, and Issues

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Whole Person Librarianship: A Social Work Approach to Patron Services

Author(s): Zettervall, Sara; Nienow, Mary;
Contributors: Zettervall, Sara; Nienow, Mary;
Abstract:

Whole Person Librarianship guides librarians through the practical process of facilitating connections among libraries, social workers, and social services; explains why those connections are important; and puts them in the context of a national movement.


• Gain multiple examples of library-social work collaboration to apply in your own library

• Learn to articulate reasons librarians benefit from collaboration with social workers and vice versa

• Know where to seek partnerships and how to start them

• Develop a vision for how collaborations fit into the ideals of both professions and represents the future of librarianship

SortTitle: whole person librarianship: a social work approach to patron services
Keyword(s): Advocacy; Civic Engagement; Community Partners; Homelessness; Library–Social Work Collaboration; Mental Health; Outcome Assessment; Safe Spaces; Staff Development; Adult Services and Programs; Librarianship: Philosophy, Values, and Issues
Author Info:
Sara K. Zettervallauthor
Mary C. Nienowauthor
eISBN-13: 9781440857775
Cover Image URL: ~~FreeAttachments/9781440857775.jpg
Print ISBN-13: 9781440857768
Imprint: Libraries Unlimited
Pages: 190
Publication Date: 20190831