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

Guidance on How Mobile Apps Can Better Protect Consumer Privacy | State of California – Department of Justice

Recently, the attorney general of California released guidelines on mobile privacy for mobile based applications to assist app developers and others in managing user privacy. Titled Privacy on the Go: … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Social Work Apps – 30 Mobile, Web-Based, or Computer Apps that can be used by social workers

Nancy Smith and Dorlee M did a great job curating round about 30 Mobile, Web-Based, or Computer Apps that can be used by social workers and other mental health, human services, … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

Kids Go Gaga Over Tablets [INFOGRAPHIC]

Infographic by MDG Advertising

September 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

iPads for social work assessments: a good idea? – Mad World

by Charlotte Callingham, Mad World Would equipping social workers with iPads or other tablet computers cut down on paperwork or see them “mugged within ten minutes”? The moneysavingexpert forum has a discussion … Continue reading

July 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

New Ways to Lose Weight | Wax Impressions

by m.sherman, It’s no secret that obesity is huge health issue in this country, along with rising numbers of Americans with diabetes and heart disease caused in large part … Continue reading

July 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Top iPad apps for the elderly | My Ageing Parent

There are thousands of apps for older people. Some are entertainment-based and some just highly practical. Here are some suggestions … via Top iPad apps for the elderly | My … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

What Siri Says About Improving Your Relationship | World of Psychology

When I upgraded to an iPhone 4s I had no idea what to expect from Siri, or how she would actually help manage my busy life. Over the past couple … Continue reading

June 21, 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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