Social Media and Social Work Ethics: NCWWI 1-page Summary

This paper discusses the importance of developing risk management strategies and provides recommendations for the ethical use of social media for social workers. It addresses the need for social workers to stay focused on maintaining client privacy while simultaneously establishing and maintaining their professional and personal boundaries. It also highlights the development of comprehensive social media guidelines/policies and training that focuses on effectively preparing new social workers for the ethical challenges they will confront in the global world of social media. (2017)