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

What Do People Expect from Sexting?

The following text is taken from a press release by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, August 8, 2013—As many as 20% of adolescents and 44% of young … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

15 Strategies Educators Can Use to Stop Cyberbullying : InformED

by Miriam Clifford, 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

ChildLine held 274 counselling sessions about sexting in 2011/12 | Mail Online

Childline has received hundreds of calls from teenage girls under pressure to send boys sexual images of themselves in a phenomenon known as ‘sexting’. Many say they have already sent … Continue reading

August 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Teen Sexting and Its Association With Sexual Behaviors | JAMA Network | Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine |

A study by Jeff R. Temple, PhD; Jonathan A. Paul, PhD; Patricia van den Berg, PhD; Vi Donna Le, BS; Amy McElhany, BA; Brian W. Temple, MD Published online July … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

Prevalence and Characteristics of Youth Sexting: A National Study

Prevalence and Characteristics of Youth Sexting: A National Study Kimberly J. Mitchell, PhD, David Finkelhor, PhD, Lisa M. Jones, PhD, Janis Wolak, JDCrimes against Children Research Center, University of New … Continue reading

June 13, 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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