MOBILE SOCIAL WORK

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

Which Social Media Apps Youth Workers should know – Teen’s Favourites

Lela Davidson – author, essayist and freelance journalist for TODAY Moms – recently shared her view on social media apps that are used by young people. In her post “Moms, … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

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

iPad assessment for testing dementia within 10 minutes – CANTABmobile [VIDEO]

CANTABmobile by Cambridge Cognition is an iPad assessment for testing memory to help doctors decide if someone’s memory is normal for their age, or if there are real concerns. The … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

Using iPads to teach Social Work students Digital Activism and Community Engagement

Our colleague Cyber Social Worker from the School of Social Work at Western Michigan University shared on the Cyber Social Worker blog the plan on how to use iPads in … Continue reading

July 4, 2013 · 1 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

“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
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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