Supporting domestic and sexual violence survivors at your library

Learn to recognize signs of domestic/sexual violence and the ways your library can support survivors through referrals and resources.

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Libraries are in a unique position to offer resources and referrals to those experiencing domestic and sexual violence and stalking. In this webinar, learn how to identify the signs of domestic/sexual violence and stalking, what/when/how to say something to a survivor, and how to provide resources to someone who does not disclose abuse.  

You will learn how to: 

  • Identify ways to research and navigate reporting laws and resources for survivors and allies in your state
  • Recognize best practices for listening to a disclosure 
  • Select ways to improve your library's programs and procedures for survivors
  • Collaborate with crisis centers and other local partners to support survivors

Presented by: Miranda Dube, Victim Witness Advocate, former academic librarian, and co-author of LIS Interrupted: Intersections of Mental Illness and Library Work

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06 June 2024


3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

Webinar presenter Miranda Dube