MOBILE SOCIAL WORK

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

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

Which Social Media Apps Youth Workers should know – Teen’s Favourites

Lela Davidson – author, essayist and freelance journalist for TODAY Moms – recently shared her view on social media apps that are used by young people. In her post “Moms, … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Digital Communication with Clients: Do We or Don’t We? | Bridging the Digital Divide in Social Work Practice

This is part of a post by Ellen Belluomini about the use of digital communication (e.g. email, phone, texting) in social work. Ellen Belluomini is a leader, educator, and therapist … Continue reading

August 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

What Do People Expect from Sexting?

The following text is taken from a press release by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, August 8, 2013—As many as 20% of adolescents and 44% of young … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Keep It Clean: 8 Tools to Block Porn and Sexting

By Taylor Casti, mashable.com If Anthony Weiner has taught us anything, it’s that sometimes naughty pics just aren’t worth it. Sexting and pornography can be a problem for parents with … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

TEXTING & DRIVING …IT CAN WAIT | Initiative 4 Teens About The Dangers [VIDEO]

The initiative TEXTING & DRIVING … IT CAN WAIT works on raising the awareness on how fatal texting and driving can be by asking to join the movement pledging to … Continue reading

August 10, 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

How Young People Use Mobiles – Top 7 Statistics from The Mobile Youth Report

Reblogged from: The Mobile Youth Report Top 7 Statistics from The Mobile Youth Report The way millennials use smartphones is changing. Latest trends reveal the culture of mobile behavior of … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · 4 Comments

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
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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