Social Media in Social Work
Arcler Education Inc
This book introduces the salient features of social media networks and the moral dilemma they can give social work professionals. It presents a guide for translating the clinical and ethical principles of social work in electronic platforms. The book also highlights the importance of creating risk management strategies, and makes recommendations on responsible social media usage. The author mentions that in the Internet era, social workers must concentrate on maintaining the privacy of their clients while preserving their career and personal boundaries as well. There’s also discussion on the types of social media available and how to use each one for social work.
Dr. Sudha Menon is a freelance consultant, researcher, activist and NGO professional based in India with more than 17 years of experience in social sector documentation and public policy research. She holds MA and PhD in Political Science from University of Kerala. Since 2009, she has been working for the economic empowerment of informal sector women workers in South Asia. She is the author of 12 books and many research papers published in reputed journals and magazines. Currently she serves as the Trust Council Member of ‘Citizens Rights Watch’, an international NGO based in London.