Social Media Use for Forensic Clinicians

Social media use is ubiquitous at this point, but there’s much we simply don’t discuss: about its appropriate use; left and right limits of what should be posted online; and the type of training and policy creation that should be happening on the subject. What follows are resources to assist with all of these. Note that this is really focused on the ethics of using social media when you are a clinician who can fully expect to end up in court. This doesn’t touch nearly so much on using it for clinical practice or research. As always, the guide isn’t exhaustive, just a place to begin. (UPDATED 7/19)