Over the last couple of years the College has worked hard to enhance its social media presence. As of October 1st, the College had 779 followers on Twitter and 2,110 followers on LinkedIn. The College’s YouTube videos have been viewed more than 35,000 times. In August, the College was pleased to publish its Facebook page.
The College’s social media goals are directly tied to its 2016-19 Strategic Plan. Specifically, social media helps the College:
- Raise awareness of the College and its public protection mandate.
- Better engage and inform stakeholders, which includes members and the general public.
Want to connect with the College on social media? Try the following:
1. Join the OCSWSSW Facebook Community
The College recently invited members and stakeholders to visit its new Facebook page. Already, the College’s Facebook page had 988 followers as of November.
By joining the College’s Facebook page, members can expect to receive:
- Important regulatory updates.
- Membership renewal and CCP reminders.
- Links to practice-related resources.
- Posts and photos from College events.
2. Participate in College Live-Tweets – Live from #AMED2017!
The College live-tweets major events such as the Annual Meeting and Education Day (AMED) on Twitter.
The College’s live-tweeting of AMED 2017 added an enriching dimension to the event. The #AMED2017 Twitter event received nearly three times as many engagements over the previous year’s event, and we look forward to interacting with even more people at #AMED2018.
3. Continue to Share the College’s Helpful Social Media Posts
Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn and share OCSWSSW resources and posts!
More to Come
The College looks forward to adding to its social media repertoire in the near future. For more information about the College’s social media initiatives, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Should you have any practice-related inquiries concerning social media, contact email@example.com and/or read the following College Practice Notes:
- Social Media and Practice: Protecting Privacy and Professionalism in a Virtual World
- Communication Technology & Ethical Practice: Evolving Issues in a Changing Landscape