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Caring for the Mind: Providing Reference Services for Mental Health Information

Class Description

Audience: Information Professionals
Description: Responding to mental health reference questions is challenging for even the most experienced librarian. In "Caring for the Mind", participants will learn how to effectively provide reference services for mental health information for the public. Participants will learn the best web sites, databases and collection development materials to respond to mental health related questions. Best approaches to handling challenging reference interviews will be explored. Participants will
  1. Gain awareness of mental health issues.
  2. Learn best approaches to consumer health reference interviews about mental health information.
  3. Be informed of tools for collection development and mental health research including the latest web sites and databases.
(3 MLA CE)
Details on national NN/LM website

Current Training Opportunities for this Class:

Date Site RML/Center Register
October 10, 2014
10:00 AM ET
2 hour class
Albany, NY Middle Atlantic Region Email Chris Tosh