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Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information @ Your Library

April 25 @ 1:20 pm - 4:00 pm

Computer & App Classes

(half-day workshop for library and literacy staff and volunteers)

Responding to questions involving topics on mental health is challenging even for the most experienced librarian. In Caring for the Mind, participants will learn how to effectively provide mental health information at their libraries. Best approaches for handling interactions with emotional patrons will also be discussed. Other topics covered include bibliotherapy, assessment/testing, and the future of mental health.

Class Objectives

  • Gain awareness of mental health issues
  • Learn to respond to challenging reference questions for mental health information
  • Be informed of tools for collection development and mental health research including the latest web sites and databases

There is no prerequisite for this class.

Tara Malone, MLIS will teach this class. Tara is Reference and Instructional Services Librarian at the Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

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Details

Date:
April 25
Time:
1:20 pm - 4:00 pm
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Website:
https://caring-for-the-mind.eventbrite.com/

Venue

ODL Computer Lab
200 NE 18th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States
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Phone:
405-522-3217

Organizer

Oklahoma Department of Libraries
Phone:
405-521-2502
Email:
info@libraries.ok.gov
Website:
http://libraries.ok.gov/