ideas, innovations and apps for social work in the age of smartphones and social media
by Clare Horton, guardian.co.uk
Digital communication is playing an increasing role in the lives of social workers but, along with opportunities to share best practice and reach service users, professionals need to be aware of the pitfalls
Social work is moving online, as new technology offers innovative ways of delivering training and services. But the transition involves challenges and potential risks.
Digital communication and social media provide new ways of connecting professionals with each other, and with their clients, while recent years have seen the introduction of “e-services”, where support and information is available online.
Read more about the topic at The rise of social care ‘e-services’ | Social care network | Guardian Professional.