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Professional Development- Social Media Center


Many social workers are active on various social media sites.  This is a good thing.  Social media can broaden your professional network, keep you informed, and even land you a job.  However, it is important for social workers to be ethically responsible when it comes to putting yourself out on the internet.  Here are some useful resources to help you navigate the world of social media.


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NASW-NC Facebook page

NASW-NC LinkedIn Group


NASW-NC Social Work Blog

NASW-NC Instagram


Social Media in Practice


NASW & ASWB Standards for Technology

5 Reasons Why Social Workers Should Use Social Media

Ethical Consequences of Using Social Network Sites: Student in Professional Social Work Programs

How to Use Social Media as a Recruiting Tool

SW 2.0: Going Where the Client Is: Exploring Virtual Clinical Social Work Practice

Social Workers, Smartphones and Electronic Health Information

What's Next for Privacy?




Increase your Facebook engagement with 5 simple tips!

Facebook: Ethical and Clinical Considerations

Facebook and Suicide Prevention

eHow: How to Set Up a Facebook Account


Linked In


New User Starter Guide

World Social Work Day: How Social Media Helps Make Connections




NASW Social Worker and Skype Part 1

NASW Social Worker and Skype Part 2 - Telemental Health Law

Online Counseling Therapy Service via Skype




Connecting Social Care & Social Media: Twitter #socialcare




Google Reader: An Introduction



Center for Disease Control (CDC)


The Health Communicator’s Social Media Toolkit

Social Media Tools Guidelines & Best Practices

e-Health Data Briefs

Audience Insights (Mom, Teens, Responsible Generation, Health Providers, etc.)

CDC Social Media Tools (examples of tools)

Social Media Campaigns (examples of campaigns)




Pew Internet and American Life Project

Nielsen Wire

The National Association of Social Workers North Carolina Chapter does its best to provide useful and relevant resources online through social media. NASW-NC does not operate these websites, nor is NASW-NC responsible for the content provided on these sites. NASW-NC cannot control or guarantee the accuracy or completeness of information provided from external site links. NASW-NC will not represent the member or the third party should the two enter into a transaction. The privacy and security policies may differ from those practiced by NASW-NC.


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