The Maryland State Library (MSL) has purchased a license to Ryan Dowd's "Librarian's Guide to Homelessness" training package through Niche Academy. The license includes the Core Training and stand-alone webinars. Access to the training package is available through Oct. 31, 2021. (The license may be renewed.)
"The totaltrainingtime including activities is approximately 4 hours, but thetrainingis presented in short video clips that make it easy to participate over time. Niche Academy tracks your progress so you can simply pick up where you left off.
Public Library Staff can earn contact hours (CE Credit = 4 hours) by completing the training.You will need to document your participation by completing the Downloadable Notes and successfully passing the Quiz at 94%. Both can be printed while participating in thetraining.The staff development coordinator in your library system oversees the approval process for this course."