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Why Social Workers should be trained in ICT and Social Media | Cyber Social Worker

Our colleague Cyber Social Worker (@CyberSocialWork) recently shared his thoughts on „Infusing ICT Content Across the Social Work Curriculum“. Based on his experience as a trainer for social workers delivering workshops … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Catfishing: A Growing Trend In Cyberbullying – CyberBullyHotline

Cyberbullying remains one of the major problems in the use of social media. A growing trend in Cyberbullying is „Catfishing“ – using a false identity online for networking or bullying … Continue reading

July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Interactive Guide To Staying Safe On The Internet [INFOGRAPHIC]

Dirk Tiu from Open Colleges Australia referred me to an interactive guide on internet safety that a team at Open Colleges recently developed. The guide that is designed like an … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

Children in Cyberspace: Opportunities, Risks and Safety – Cyberpsychlogy special issue 2013

Cyberpsychology – a web-based, peer-reviewed scholarly Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace – has published a special issue entitled “Children in Cyberspace: Opportunities, Risks and Safety” recently. You may want … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Want To Help Stop Youth Cyberbullying? Let Your Kids Raid More.” – Mike Langlois, GamerTherapist

This is a part of a post by Mike Langlois published on Gamer Therapist, May 23, 2013 Want To Help Stop Youth Cyberbullying? Let Your Kids Raid More. The above title is … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

The MIT Works on Technology to End Cyberbullying [VIDEO]

Yesterday’s post focussed on the idea that social workers are the one that should fight Cyberbullying. Although I strongly stick to this idea it is wise to have a look … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

12 Things Students Should Never Do on Social Media

by Stephanie Buck, mashable.com The last thing young people want is another set of rules. But these days, social media comes with great responsibility, whether you’re just starting high school … Continue reading

January 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

15 Strategies Educators Can Use to Stop Cyberbullying : InformED

by Miriam Clifford, http://newsroom.opencolleges.edu.au The advent of technology has brought with it familiar problems in new forms. Yet cyberbullying is unique in many ways. What makes cyberbullying so different than … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cyberbullies Have Real World Allies

By Todd Neale, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today Teen suicides tied to cyberbullying usually stem from real-world harassment as well, an analysis of news stories showed. Of 41 cyberbullying-related suicides … Continue reading

November 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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