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

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

Geek Therapy? How Geek Culture is saving the world – Geek Therapy Podcast

Geek Therapy is a podcast and curation site on „How Geek Culture is saving the world“. Josué Cardona – the host of the podcast and curator of the – … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Social Media Use and Social Work Practice: Boundary and Ethical Considerations – Dr. Kathryn Chernack – Living Proof Podcast Series – UB Social Work

In this episode, discusses the common ethical issues and dilemmas encountered by social workers when using social media. Dr. Chernack describes the opportunities and challenges for social workers as the profession … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Who’s Leading? Social media in the workplace | IRISS.FM [PODCAST]

Scotland’s ambition to become ‘digital by default’ is hampered by firewall policies which are set to ‘access blocked by default’. As part of Social Media Week 2012, IRISS joined forces … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Professional Development in a user-friendly format: The Disruptive Social Care Podcast

On Mobile Social Work podcasts are seen as a user-friendly format to contribute to professional development of people in the area of social work. I stumbled upon a new one … Continue reading

August 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Deutsche Welle’s trying to use Africa’s mobile-phone boom to spread news by new means » Nieman Journalism Lab

By Antonio Jiménez, The German broadcaster is using SMS and dial-to-listen radio shows to reach an audience with limited Internet access. As the fastest-growing mobile market on the planet, Africa … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Adventures and Future Ideas in a Digital Age – Living Proof Podcast #100 – Dr. Nancy Smyth, UB School of Social Work

Dr. Smyth discusses the early days of the series, the impact so far, and her thoughts about the future as Social Work and Social Work Education comes to grips with … Continue reading

July 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Podcasts – Health and Social Care – The Open University

Health and social care is a vast service sector undergoing rapid change, with new government initiatives giving it a higher profile than ever. Priorities on the healthcare agenda include being … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

IRISS.FM | Internet radio for Scotland’s social services [PODCASTS]

IRISS.FM presents lectures, discussions and debate on current topics of interest in the social services. It’s a forum where all involved in social services may share opinion, knowledge and experience. … Continue reading

July 1, 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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