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

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

App Development And Marketing For Youth Gang Members – Catch22 & App Entrepreneur Programme

Catch22 – a British social business – offers several programmes to young people „to steer clear of crime or substance misuse, do the best they can in school or college … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Measures Your Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) On Your Phone? – Alcohoot [VIDEO]

You want to know your or your clients Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC)? Maybe your iPhone, iPad or Androidphone can assist you if you add Alcohoot to it. Alcohoot is the … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Social Work Social Media App – Social Work Education In Your Pocket! [VIDEO]

Our dear colleagues Tarsem Singh Cooner – Social Work Lecturer and Associate Director at the Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Mental Health (CEIMH) at University of Birmingham – released a … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

5 Apps To Prevent Your Teen From Texting While Driving

by Kate Freeman, … The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) added distracted driving to its 2013 “most-wanted list” in November. So far, 35 states have passed laws banning cellphone use … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · 3 Comments

12 Useful, Well-Designed, Worth-Downloading Android Apps Created by Nonprofits « Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Blog :: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits

When nonprofits consider launching a smartphone app, most often they automatically default to launching an iPhone app. But thanks to a strategy focused on bringing low-cost smartphones to the masses … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Life as a Refugee – Have you got what it takes to survive? UNHCR Game for iPhone/iPad & Android

Every minute eight people are forced to flee war, persecution or terror. If conflict threatened your family, what would you do? Built for iOS and Android, ‘MY LIFE AS A … Continue reading

August 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

Do You Suffer From Social Media FOMO? [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Sam Laird, Do you know FOMO? That’s not some fancy latte — it’s Fear Of Missing Out, and something that’s become a recognized thing by many social media … Continue reading

June 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

How Blind People Use The iPhone 4S – Accessibility, Twitter, You Tube, Siri – YouTube

How Blind People Use The iPhone 4S – Accessibility, Twitter, You Tube, Siri – YouTube.

June 20, 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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