NNLM Region 6 Speaker Spotlight Series

NNLM Region 6 Speaker Series is an irregular webinar series from the NNLM Region 6, featuring expert guest speakers presenting on topics of interest to all our users, from librarians to public health practitioners, educators, clinicians, and others who work with health information. Topics will be scheduled according to audience interest, seasonal applicability, and speaker availability.

For more information, contact Region6-RML@uiowa.edu

Objectives

Topics provide information to help attendees do one or more of the following:

  • Know their communities
  • Better understand health consumers
  • Evaluate health information
  • Increase knowledge of resources and subjects
  • Improve health-related communication, reference, instruction, and programming 
  • Increase health literacy
  • Understand and explore the relationship between technology and health
  • Explore ethical and legal issues
  • Assess needs for health information
  • Obtain and disseminate health-related information 
  • Identify sources of secondary data related to health

 

Accessibility This webinar includes live closed captioning.

Code of Conduct NNLM is dedicated to providing a welcoming and supportive environment for all people, regardless of background or identity. As such, we expect respectful interactions with instructors and learners. A Read the full Code of Conduct here.

Recording The recoding of this webinar will be posted to our YouTube channel 1-2 weeks following the live event.

Class Length

1 hour

Class Owner(s)

Contact the NNLM Training Office for more information.

Instructor(s)

Bobbi Newman, Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist, Region 6
Nora Barnett, Health Professionals Outreach Specialist, Region 6
Erica Lake, Medical and Academic Library Outreach Coordinator, Region 6
Darlene Kaskie, Engagement Coordinator, Region 6
Jacqueline Leskovec, Network Coordinator, Region 6
Derek Johnson, Associate Director, Region 6

Continuing Education

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 1.

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 2.

This class has been approved for 1 Medical Library Association (MLA) continuing education credit.

Classes

Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
Trauma-Sensitive Programming: Using Mindfulness to Create Safe Space Join Jenn Carson, public library director, yoga teacher, and physical literacy researcher as she shares some mindfulness-based approaches to offering trauma-sensitive programming in academic and public libraries 1.00 CHIS Level 1, CHIS Level 2 On
Working With Youth Impacted by the Child Welfare System Many teens in foster care experience trauma unfathomable to most of us. Keeping abreast of the most up to date information around trauma informed care is a meaningful way to provide services to this demographic. 1.00 CHIS Level 1, CHIS Level 2 On
Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
Interview with the authors of On the Job: worker health is public health Join public health expert Celeste Monforton and award-winning journalist Jane M. Von Bergen as they discuss their book On the Job at Region 6's first Speaker Spotlight Series. 1.00 On
Trauma-Informed Librarianship: Building Communities of Care Trauma-informed librarianship (TIL) is a vital practice that invites us to be intentional and deliberate about creating cultural shifts in how we approach our work to move towards healing, for our patrons, for each other, and for ourselves. 1.00 CHIS Level 1, CHIS Level 2 On