Mental Health First Aid and Trauma-Informed Approaches for Libraries
April 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Learn how libraries can be better prepared to respond using the principles of trauma-informed care, and how Mental Health First Aid can equip staff with the knowledge and confidence to communicate with compassion, even in difficult situations. Learn ways to apply a trauma-informed approach to library services, internal and external policies and practices, and how to build connections with other community providers.
Presented by :: Tiffany Russell, LMSW, Social Services Manager, Niles District Library (MI) and Anne Chapman, MPH, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Mental Health First Aid, National Council for Behavioral Health