From A(norexia) to Z(its): Providing Health Information to Teens
This class is designed for public librarians and secondary school librarians, teachers, nurses, and counselors. The hands-on class will present an overview of health information needs of teenagers and their information seeking behaviors; review communication skills needed during reference interviews with teenagers; and explore credible health information resources that are designed for teens.
- increase their knowledge about teen health issues and their difficulty getting credible, accurate health information;
- improve communication skills to use with teens during the reference interview;
- learn about and practice using a variety of authoritative websites designed for teens.
Upon successful completion of this class, each participant will receive 3 hours of continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.
From A(norexia) to Z(its): Providing Health Information to Teens Instructor
Greater Midwest RegionSamanthi Hewakapuge, 1(312)996-2226, 1(312)996-7791
Middle Atlantic RegionLydia Collins, firstname.lastname@example.org, 412-624-1515, 412-624-1411
South Central RegionJon Goodell, email@example.com, 713-799-7803
Jon Goodell, Associate Director, NN/LM South Central Region