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

“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

Online Tools for Psychotherapy with Young People

Here is a list of online tools that psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg uses in the work work with young people. This list of online tools is taken from an interview … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pinterest as a therapeutic tool … In Defense of Pinterest | Wired Design | Wired.com

BY CLIVE THOMPSON, wired.com Therapists often run into a curious problem during treatment: Clients aren’t very good at describing their emotions. How exactly do you express the nature of your … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Smartphone apps become ‘surrogate therapists’ – CNN.com

Elizabeth Landau, CNN, lists some useful apps for social workers: The Live OCD Free app for iPad or iPhone makes use of a well-tested treatment for OCD called exposure and … Continue reading

October 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

Opening Therapeutic Doors to the iGeneration

by Marina London on onlinetherapyinstituteblog.com According to an article in the New York Times (Stone 2010), researchers are beginning to draw a distinction between the Net Generation, born in the … Continue reading

June 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Can we use video games to treat depression?

Ever wonder if gaming can be used as a therapy for young people with depression? Find out how University of Auckland researcher, Dr Sally Merry, and her team of researchers … 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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