221118 Making Social Media Work for You

Sunday, November 7, 2010 : 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Kate Saylor, MSI , Outreach Librarian, Taubman Health Sciences Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
As you and your organization consider implementing web 2.0 technologies, you will be faced with questions regarding building institutional support, staff development, creating policies, and more. In this interactive session, participants will discuss creative strategies and solutions for overcoming barriers and streamlining the implementation process.

Learning Areas:
Administration, management, leadership
Communication and informatics
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Program planning

Learning Objectives:
Describe how to encourage institutional support. Discuss strategies for developing policy.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have an Masters of Science in Information from the University of Michigan’s School of Information. My program had a strong emphasis on using technology, including social media, to communicate. I am the outreach librarian for the University of Michigan Taubman Health Sciences Library. As part of my outreach duties I assist many public health workers and local health departments setup their organizational facebook pages and other social media accounts. On March 19, 2010, I taught a successful “Facebook for Health Organizations” session at the Great Lakes Chapter of the Society for Public Health Educators “Innovative Technology for Community Engagement” conference.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.