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AED Social Media Committee's Tips for Clinicians Getting Started on Social Media

At the ICED2013 in Montreal, the AED Social Media Committee presented a workshop, "Facebook, Twitter, and LinkdIn, Oh My! Safe and Ethical Social Media Use in Eating Disorder Clinical Practice and Research." The below information, handed out at the session, was compiled to help members start using social media professionally.

Facebook, Twitter, and LinkdIn, Oh My!
Safe and Ethical Social Media Use in Eating Disorder Clinical Practice and Research

2013 ICED, Montreal, Canada

Stephanie Zerwas, PhD.
Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D.
Jennifer J. Thomas, Ph.D.
Theresa Fassihi, Ph.D.

Key Links and Contacts:

AED’s facebook page - "Like" us!: 
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Academy-for-Eating-Disorders/56454591652

AED’s LinkedIN page - Join!:
http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=1208317&trk=hb_side_g

AED’s Twitter page - Follow us!:
https://twitter.com/aedweb

Follow today’s presenters and members of AED’s social media committee on Twitter (and send us a tweet to say you’re an AED member and we’ll follow you back):

Lauren Muhlheim, Co-Chair, https://twitter.com/drmuhlheim
Bridget Whitlow, Co-Chair,  https://twitter.com/bridgetwhitlow
Carrie Arnold, https://twitter.com/edbites
Elizabeth Claydon, https://twitter.com/CTLifeCoach
Sigrun Danielsdottir, https://twitter.com/SigrunDanielsdo
Nick Hudson Swogger, https://twitter.com/nhudswog
Tony Paulson, https://twitter.com/drtonypaulson
Millie Plotkin
Stacey Rosenfeld, https://twitter.com/drstaceyla
Ashley Solomon, https://twitter.com/nourishthesoul
Alli Spotts-De Lazzer, https://twitter.com/TherapistAlli
Evelyn Tribole, https://twitter.com/Etribole 

Helpful Articles About Using Social Media in Professional Practice

Facebook pages for Therapists:  How to Set Up a Practice Page
http://www.juliehanks.com/2011/08/18/facebook-pages-for-therapists-how-to-set-up-a-page/
 
5 Twitter Tricks to Promote Your Practice Online
http://www.juliehanks.com/2012/02/16/5-twitter-tricks-to-promote-your-practice-online/

A refresher course on Facebook privacy controls
https://windowssecrets.com/top-story/a-refresher-course-on-facebook-privacy-controls/

Facebook pages
http://ads.ak.facebook.com/ads/FacebookAds/Pages_Product_Guide_022812.pdf 

Keely Kolmes articles for clinicians using social media
http://drkkolmes.com/for-clinicians/articles/

Keely Kolmes' social media policy
http://www.drkkolmes.com/docs/socmed.pdf

American Medical Association Social Media Guidelines
http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/news/news/social-media-policy.page 

AED Social Media Committee twitter guide
http://www.aedweb.org/source/newsletter/index.cfm?fuseaction=Newsletter.showThisIssue&Issue_ID=21&Article_ID=373

AED Social Media Committee Reasons to be on LinkedIN
http://www.aedweb.org/source/newsletter/index.cfm?fuseaction=Newsletter.showPrintVersion&Article_ID=405


Helpful Blogs

Eating Disorder Hope: The top 25 Eating Disorder Blogs
http://www.eatingdisorderhope.com/about/awards-recognitions/top-25-eating-disorder-blogs-2012

Kevin Pho, MD
http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/

Online Digital Ethics Courses for Clinicians:

http://www.zurinstitute.com/digitalethicscourse.html 


YouTube Webinar

Behavioral Healthcare and Social Media:  Managing Your Online Reputation, Valant Medical Solutions, in collaboration with Dr. John Luo,
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAUFsdfCKHI&feature=youtu.be 

Books to Demystify Social Media:

Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations (by Clay Shirky)

Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally Amazing on Facebook (And Other Social Networks) (by Dave Kerpen)

Socialnomics: How Social Media Transforms the Way We Live and Do Business (by Erik Qualman)

Establishing, Managing, and Protecting Your Online Reputation: A Social Media Guide for Physicians and Medical Practices (by Kevin Pho, MD)
 http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/reputation