MOBILE SOCIAL WORK

ideas, innovations and apps for social work in the age of smartphones and social media 

Privacy and Security on Facebook [Infographic]

The guys at The Best Computer Science Schools asked me to share this infograhic about privacy and security on Facebook (Thanks to Naomi Paton). Good to check it out and think about … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cyber Bullying – Facts and Tips for Parents and Professionals

Bonnie Moore from BestEducationDegrees.com asked me to share this infographic offering facts and tips on Cyber Bullying with you. Thanks to Bonnie.

November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why You Should Listen To Podcasts In Social Work Education

As I am a fan of podcasts it’s good to see Dr. Jonathan Singer, founder of The Social Work Podcast, being interviewed on Learning by Podcasts. For THE NEW SOCIAL … Continue reading

August 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why Social Workers should be trained in ICT and Social Media | Cyber Social Worker

Our colleague Cyber Social Worker (@CyberSocialWork) recently shared his thoughts on „Infusing ICT Content Across the Social Work Curriculum“. Based on his experience as a trainer for social workers delivering workshops … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

European Children’s Use, Risk and Safety Online: Country Classification | EU Kids Online

A recent report published by EU Kids Online offers a country classification focussing at opportunities, risks, harm and parental mediation of children’s internet use. Here is the executive summary. The … Continue reading

July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

How Teens Grow Up With Social Media | Letterbox [INFOGRAPHIC]

Growing Up with Social Media – Infographic | Letterbox Blog.

July 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Could social networking prevent suicide in teenagers? Study finds most young people would turn to technology to ask for help | Mail Online

Helen Collis, Mail Online, recently shared a post discussing the question if social networking could provent teenage suicide. She refers to a study by Scottye Cash, College of Social Work … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Catfishing: A Growing Trend In Cyberbullying – CyberBullyHotline

Cyberbullying remains one of the major problems in the use of social media. A growing trend in Cyberbullying is „Catfishing“ – using a false identity online for networking or bullying … Continue reading

July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Using iPads to teach Social Work students Digital Activism and Community Engagement

Our colleague Cyber Social Worker from the School of Social Work at Western Michigan University shared on the Cyber Social Worker blog the plan on how to use iPads in … Continue reading

July 4, 2013 · 1 Comment
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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