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

Keep It Clean: 8 Tools to Block Porn and Sexting

By Taylor Casti, 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

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

Reduce stress with this little sensor that links to your mobile [VIDEO]

A team from Dublin, Ireland, is currently working on a new sensor to reduce stress. The PIP Biosensor will help you not only to measure but to learn to control … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gamers, Serious Games And Gamification In Social Work [VIDEO] [INFOGRAPHIC]

This blog uses several categories – one of them is „Games“. As playing games is highly popular among young people and the game industry has become more relevant than the … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

Track Your Or Your Clients Mood With This App [VIDEO]

You want to track the mood of a clients to see how your interventions work? Or you maybe want to track your own mood to prevent i.e. burnout. Mr. Mood … Continue reading

June 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Geek Therapy? How Geek Culture is saving the world – Geek Therapy Podcast

Geek Therapy is a podcast and curation site on „How Geek Culture is saving the world“. Josué Cardona – the host of the podcast and curator of the – … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · 1 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

Apps To Foster Kid‘s Creativity – Digital Fun For Creativ Kids

Common Sense Media is an independent nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Apps, guides and other resources for the tech-savvy social worker

My dear colleague and tech-savvy soul mate Elizabeth Torres-Russell from Australia has collected a broad range of apps and resources for social work at her Pinterest website. Among others you can … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · 1 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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