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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

SPARX – The Video Game For Depression – Is On The Way [VIDEO]

Last year we had a look at SPARX, a video game designed to help treat depression and anxiety in teenage kids, that was proven in a clinical trial by researchers … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cognitive Behavior Therapy App – MoodKit [VIDEO] [INFOGRAPHIC]

MoodKit is an iPhone app that helps people to cope with depression or anxiety. It is developed by Thriveport which main team includes clinical psychologists Dr. Edrick Dorian and Dr. Drew … Continue reading

July 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

iPad assessment for testing dementia within 10 minutes – CANTABmobile [VIDEO]

CANTABmobile by Cambridge Cognition is an iPad assessment for testing memory to help doctors decide if someone’s memory is normal for their age, or if there are real concerns. The … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

An App To Provide Information About Health Issues To Young People – Well Happy App [VIDEO]

Well Happy is a new app for iOS and Android aimed at people aged between 12 and 25 who are concerned about mental health, sexual health, and drugs, alcohol and … Continue reading

July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Track Your Or Your Clients Mood With This App [VIDEO]

You want to track the mood of a clients to see how your interventions work? Or you maybe want to track your own mood to prevent i.e. burnout. Mr. Mood … Continue reading

June 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

How To Develop A Mental Health App – My Journey [VIDEO]

My Journey – an mental health app for young people – has been mentioned here before. Recently Sarah Amani shared her experience of the development of that app in a … Continue reading

June 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

DBT Self-help – An App To Support Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a form of psychotherapy that was originally developed by Marsha M. Linehan, a psychology researcher at the University of Washington, to treat people with borderline … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

How Social Workers can fight Cyberbullying

Rena Malai, member of the news staff of the American National Association of Social Workers (NASW), shared her thoughts about on- and offline bullying. Here are the statements I find … Continue reading

April 27, 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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