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10-04-2018 

CLA Public Libraries Section Fall Program 2018
Learn practical strategies for addressing patrons with mental health challenges, opioid addiction and accessibility concerns.
Wallingford Public Library
200 North Main Street
Wallingford, CT 06492-3791
http://www.wallingford.lioninc.org/

 

Public Libraries Section Fall 2018 Program

Co-sponsored by the Public Libraries Section & ADA Committee

Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Wallingford Public Library

Cost: $30 (Current CLA Members); $40 (Non-Members)

If paying by check, payment must be received in the CLA office 3 days before program.

 

If you have questions, please contact: Maria Zervos, mzervos@westhavenlibrary.org

 

The Public Libraries Section and ADA Committee are pleased to present three topics that speak to engaging patrons with specific needs and concerns:  Identifying patrons with mental health conditions and how to engage them in a library setting; How to identify signs of opioid addiction (NARCAN training, including a free dosage spray per participant); How to hire and work with a sign language interpreter for a successful outcome and satisfied patrons.

Presenters

Richard Fisher, LCSW, Director, DMHAS Office of Workforce Development

Pam Mautte, Division Director, Alliance for Prevention & Wellness, BHcare

Patricia Clark, Interpreter Coordinator, Source Interpreting

Sara Gerhold, Program Manager, Source Interpreting

Susan Ray, Head of Adult Services, Simsbury Public Library

 

Program Agenda

9:30 - 10:00  Registration, Networking & Coffee/Breakfast Refreshments

10:00 - 11:15  Presentation: How to Recognize and Approach Patrons with Mental Health Challenges, Part 1

11:15 - 11:30  Break

11:30 - 12:15  Presentation: How to Recognize and Approach Patrons with Mental Health Challenges, Part 2

12:15 - 1:00  Lunch* (provided) 

1:00 - 2:00  Presentation: Opioid Abuse and NARCAN Training (participants will receive a free dose of NARCAN nasal spray)

2:00 - 2:15  Break

2:15 - 3:00  Presentation: Sign Language Interpretation for Library Programs

 

*If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Maria.

 

Special Accommodations
The Connecticut Library Association seeks to provide reasonable accommodations by request for physical access, communications, or other needs to ensure that services, activities, and programs are available to individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests may include, but are not limited to, sign language interpretation, assistive listening devices, or written material in alternative format.

If you have a request for accommodation, please submit information at least 21 days in advance of the conference to Maria Zervos at mzervos@westhavenlibrary.org. Include a description of the accommodations are you requesting, and describe any equipment you are requesting to be provided.

The Americans with Disabilities Act does not require the Connecticut Library Association to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.

 

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