Jessica Dym Bartlett is Deputy Program Area Director, Early Childhood Development and Child Welfare, Child Trends.
Early Childhood Expertise Beyond Libraryland: Serving Refugee and Immigrant Families (ALSC Webinar Archive)—INDIVIDUAL USER
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- Learning Outcomes
- About the Instructors
Librarians and early childhood educators are always looking ahead and responding to the current needs of their communities, including the provision of meaningful programming and services to our refugee and immigrant families. Join Jessica Dym Bartlett, Ph.D and Maria A. Ramos-Olazagasti, Ph.D to learn more about the challenges young children and their families face when leaving their home countries, including the trauma associated with family separations and strategies to support them.
Susan Spicer, Early Learning Program Manager, Salt Lake County Library
Stephanie Smallwood, Early Literacy Specialist, Springfield-Greene County Library District
By attending this webinar, participants will:
- Learn about the experiences of families who leave behind the home countries.
- Gain understanding of the impact of separation and trauma.
- Discover innovative ways to address the needs of families experiencing separation and relocation.
- Consider the potential barriers to services at their libraries.
- Create meaningful programming and services to support families within their communities.
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