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The librarian's guide to homelessness : an empathy-driven approach to solving problems, preventing conflict, and serving everyone

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"Homelessness is a perennial topic of concern at libraries. In fact, staff at public libraries interact with almost as many homeless individuals as staff at shelters do. In this book Dowd, executive director of a homeless shelter, spotlights best practices drawn from his own shelter's policies and training materials"--

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24514. ‡aThe librarian's guide to homelessness : an empathy-driven approach to solving problems, preventing conflict, and serving everyone / ‡cRyan Dowd.
264 1. ‡aChicago : ‡bALA Editions, ‡c2018.
264 4. ‡c©2018
300 . ‡axv, 248 pages : ‡billustrations ; ‡c26 cm
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546 . ‡aText in English.
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
5050 . ‡aPart 1. Homelessness and empathy. Top ten homeless myths -- Homeless people are (not) just like you -- Empathy : the psychological, neurological, and social bases for it -- Part 2. Empathy-driven enforcement. Empathy vs. punishment -- Step 1: Your head tools -- Step 2: Your body tools -- Step 3: Your word tools -- Advanced tools -- Part 3. Special situations. Everyday predicaments -- Mental illness -- Substance abuse -- Hygiene -- Sleeping -- Possessions -- Children -- Part 4. Beyond problem-solving. Advice for managers and leaders -- How best to help homeless patrons -- Conclusion : The end of homelessness.
520 . ‡a"Homelessness is a perennial topic of concern at libraries. In fact, staff at public libraries interact with almost as many homeless individuals as staff at shelters do. In this book Dowd, executive director of a homeless shelter, spotlights best practices drawn from his own shelter's policies and training materials"-- ‡cProvided by publisher.
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