Supporting Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivors

Supporting Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivors
Supporting Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivors At Your Library

Libraries are in a unique position to offer resources and referrals to those experiencing domestic and sexual violence and stalking. In this webinar, Miranda will teach you what/when/how to say something to a survivor when they disclose and how to improve your library's programs and procedures for survivors.

You will learn how to: 

1) Identify your role as a mandatory reporter and understand how to file a report;
2) Recognize best practices for listening to a disclosure; and
3) Select ways to improve your library's programs and procedures for survivors. 

About the presenter: 


Miranda Dube is a current librarian-current crime victim advocate in New Hampshire. Inspired by a year of service with the AmeriCorps Victim Assistance Program, Miranda has used her first-hand experience working with survivors of domestic and sexual violence to help raise awareness of library services to this unique population. Miranda utilizes her MLIS, almost decade long work in a library, and interactions with survivors to identify best practices for providing services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence in order to establish the library as a place of empowerment on the path to recovery.

Resources: 
www.librariansforsurvivors.com
additional handout for taking notes

Cost: Member $45 / Non-Member: $55 

All times listed in Eastern time. 
2/27/2020 2:00 PM - 2/27/2020 3:00 PM

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