MOBILE SOCIAL WORK

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Why You Should Listen To Podcasts In Social Work Education

As I am a fan of podcasts it’s good to see Dr. Jonathan Singer, founder of The Social Work Podcast, being interviewed on Learning by Podcasts. For THE NEW SOCIAL … Continue reading

August 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

What Is More Influential On Digital Inequality? Sociodemographic Factors Or Devices? | Journal of Communication

Digital Divides From Access to Activities: Comparing Mobile and Personal Computer Internet Users Abstract Digital inequality can take many forms. Four forms studied here are access to Internet, use of … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Could social networking prevent suicide in teenagers? Study finds most young people would turn to technology to ask for help | Mail Online

Helen Collis, Mail Online, recently shared a post discussing the question if social networking could provent teenage suicide. She refers to a study by Scottye Cash, College of Social Work … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a 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

Use Facebook To Prevent Obesity?

A new study by Boston Children’s Hospital researchers suggests that Facebook interests could help predict, track and map obesity. Here is the abstract of the article: Assessing the Online Social … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

Evidence-Based Practice For Your iPad – The Cochrane Library iPad Edition

Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a process in which the practitioner combines well-researched interventions with clinical experience and ethics, and client preferences and culture to guide and inform the delivery of … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Research Shows That Females And Males Manage Social Networks In Different Ways

    Are females and males managing their social networks networks in different ways? New quantitative research shows details of the differences. Here is the abstract of the study by … Continue reading

May 1, 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
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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