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

New Media Literacy Score

Originally posted on JimmySW:
If you follow me on Twitter then you know that I have already sent out a link about this study I am conducting. However, I also…

August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Social workers should use social media to challenge public perceptions | Social Care Network | Guardian Professional

Here is a quote from the article „Social workers should use social media to challenge public perceptions“ by Rebecca Joy Novell, published at Guardian Professional – Social Care Network. … … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

How Teens Grow Up With Social Media | Letterbox [INFOGRAPHIC]

Growing Up with Social Media – Infographic | Letterbox Blog.

July 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Positive Technology: Using Interactive Technologies to Promote Positive Functioning

ABSTRACT It is generally assumed that technology assists individuals in improving the quality of their lives. However, the impact of new technologies and media on well-being and positive functioning is … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

How Physicians Use Mobile Technology [Interactive Infographic]

Based on survey data collected from 100 physicians ZoomRX created this interactive infographic on how physicians use mobile technology and social media to improve health care: via ZoomRx – Super Physicians.

July 3, 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

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

Mobile Video is on the way into Social Media. Is this relevant for video based interventions by social workers? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Mobile video seems to be the next big thing in social media. As the use of video in social work is common does that mean that video based interventions by … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mobile Social Work 2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about … Continue reading

December 31, 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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