Psychological First Aid in Libraries (archived webinar)

This is an archived webinar.  You will receive a magic link to watch it via email the day before it is scheduled.  But don't let this fool you.  The magic link allows you to view it at any or night.   

This particular online experience is a mere 60 minutes in length.  Easy to fit into your busy schedule.  

The cost you ask?   No charge for SERLS members...a mere $15.00 for all other libraries.  Enjoy. 



Competency: Laws, Policies and

Sub-Competency: Creates policies and
practices to ensure safety and security

First Aid is defined by John Hopkins University as, "the provision of basic
psychological care in the short-term aftermath of a traumatic incident." 

incidents can be severe weather or fires, violent events, or any other crisis
that affects the community.

librarians, we often encounter members of our communities directly after an
event or in some cases during one. 

As we are not medical professionals, this
webinar is adapted to help guide librarians with appropriate conversations and

this webinar, we will:


what Psychological First Aid is and why it matters,


and advanced reactions the population may have to a crisis,


appropriate vocabulary and communication skills for aftermath of a crisis,


when someone needs help that you are unable to provide and how to follow up,


the importance of self-care.

This webinar is
recommended for librarians or managers who develop emergency response or
preparedness procedures.

 SERLS Member Libraries: $0.00

All Other Libraries: $15.00

Event Type: 
Issues and Trends
Online Course
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 (All day)