LSSC Elective Competencies: Youth Services

$250.00

Dates: December 7 - January 17

Credits: 2.5 CEUs or 22.5 PDHs

A six week online course on youth services, designed to meet the elective requirement for the Library Support Staff Certification program. This course is designed to give students a broad overview of library services to youth and their caregivers in the library environment.

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Credits

2.5 CEUs or 22.5 PDHs

Registration dates

We accept registrations through the first week of classes, unless enrollment is full, and unless the class was canceled before it started due to low enrollment.

Course Description

A six week online course on youth services, designed to meet the elective requirement for the Library Support Staff Certification program. This course is designed to give students a broad overview of library services to youth and their caregivers in the library environment. Students will learn about the developmental stages of youth, matching youth and their caregivers to information sources, designing developmentally appropriate library programming and outreach initiatives to address specific community needs, and how to model information-seeking behaviors to youth. This course will get you started in all of these areas, as well as give the specific competencies laid out by the LSSC program.

The ALA-APA approval for the LSSC program is pending for this course.

Erin Downey Howerton

Erin Downney HowerErin Downey Howerton has over 15 years of experience in public libraries of various sizes. Currently, she manages youth services in a busy downtown urban library. She holds an MA in English from Kansas State University and an MSLIS in Library and Information Science from Florida State University, with an emphasis in youth services. Erin has reviewed for VOYA, IndiePicks, and Booklist magazines in all areas of children’s, teen, and adult fiction and non-fiction. A member of REFORMA and ALA, Erin’s past professional contributions include serving on the Margaret A. Edwards committee as well as chairing the Printz Award committee. Currently, Erin serves as the chair of the Booklist Editorial Advisory Board

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Special Session

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