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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

The Apple iPod Touch as a vocational support aid for adults with autism: Three case studies – IOS Press – Journal Article

Authors Tony Gentry1, Stephanie Lau2, Alissa Molinelli2, Amy Fallen3, Richard Kriner4 Abstract Personal digital assistants (PDAs) offer task management and organizational features that may be utilized to help people with … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

How mobile tech can transform Africa, by Microsoft’s MD – Nokia Conversations : the official Nokia blog

“Africa and South Africa have a huge number of young people. Nearly a third of our population is under 14. And we have very high unemployment too, in some areas … Continue reading

June 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Note From the Horn of Africa: Leveraging Mobile Technology to Link Somali Youth with Jobs | USAID Microlinks

Read the news, and initial reports about the Horn of Africa1 are grim with famine and conflict dominating the headlines. But despite a food crisis and flare-ups of violence, key … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · Leave a 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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