MOBILE SOCIAL WORK

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

Tap Tap See iphone app for blind and visually impaired [VIDEO]

Using Tap Tap See to identify package contents and gain a measure if independence through the use of technology. Showing real live situations in the use of this iphone app. … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Do you read and understand the terms and conditions of the digital services you use? [VIDEO]

Do you read and understand the terms and conditions of the digital services you use? I must admit: I don’t read them. Nevertherless I usually agree. If you want a … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Teenager Tackles Autism With Help From Google Glass | Wired Enterprise [VIDEO]

by Cade Metz, WIRED Enterprise As you slip on the Google Glass frames — placing them carefully over your own eyeglasses — you’re told they can read the emotions of … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Care in a Digital Age: Use of Technology in Social Care | FutureGov

Dominic Campbell – founder and director of digital design company FUTUREGOV – gave a keynote speech at the Care in the Digital Age event, where he ran through his vision for how … Continue reading

August 16, 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

Games for Change – Catalyzing Social Impact Through Digital Games

Games for Change – a nonprofit corporation founded in 2004 – … … facilitates the creation and distribution of social impact games that serve as critical tools in humanitarian and … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Microsoft’s working on sign language recognittion and translation using Kinect & Bing [VIDEO]

… Researchers from Microsoft Research Asia have collaborated with colleagues from the Institute of Computing Technology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to explore how Kinect’s body-tracking abilities can … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Women and mobiles in rural areas: an impact pathway | e-Agriculture [VIDEO]

Reblogged from Women and mobiles in rural areas: an impact pathway | e-Agriculture Women and mobiles in rural areas: an impact pathway Submitted by Andrea_Jimenez on Thu, 11/07/2013 – 10:03 […] … Continue reading

July 22, 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
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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