Auditory Appreciation I’m the type of person that loves to listen to audio, be it music, broadcast, radio. Maybe it’s the social worker in me that loves to listen, decipher, analyze, contemplate, re-frame, and visualize without actually being in the time and place that the client was at in the story they’re telling me.
Dear Reader, I hope that you are well and that things are manageable in your life: Things have been a little busy for me due to being in semester 3 (of 4) of my graduate-level education.
In my Health/Mental Health in Social Work Practice class the other day, we were given an vignette to read and analyze. As my group discussed the case, I worked on compiling a genogram: Read more, after the break!
One geek fantasy that I had since iPad was announced was eliminating a certain nightmare: Paperless Challenge I’m looking forward to (attempting) to use my iPad as a machine that eliminates my dependence on as much paper as I can, which means utilization of my scanner and tech skills to make this happen.
Many of you probably don’t use Google Reader or know what RSS is, but I’m here to help.
Evernote is a free service that allows you to take and store notes in different formats – text, image (picture/scanned), or audio.
This is an art exercise that I made while completing my first year MSW internship! 🙂 The child draws out his or her name on the canvass however they want The child draws stars out Inside the stars, the child will write out things that they value Easy-peasy on the iPad with the kids I…
My iPad and I make quite the dynamic duo when it comes to practicing social work. I’m not going to hide the fact that I’m an Apple fanboy. When I saw the iPad come out, I was dismayed with it’s lack of USB port, no Adobe Flash playing capabilities, and virtual keyboard. Despite this, I…
What a coincidence that I only wrote about Google Voice a few days ago. Google just announced that what used to be by invite only is now free. Credit to Mashable for posting this. Original story: here. Direct link to Google Voice: here.
Google Voice is a tool I have been attempting to get people to convert to. [I think this may be a U.S. only tool]. VIDEO SYNOPSIS For an overview video presentation as to what the service is, I would suggest starting here, where there are more video presentations as to what the service does and…
I’m big on names and semantics, so I always seem to goof when naming my blogs. I changed my blog domain solely because I did not like the abbreviation TISW (tech in social work).
I like SWAT a lot better because I’m into the monosyllabic feel of the blog name.
Posted a list of tech tools that will be covered in the near future, including Evernote, Twitter, Facebook, and Google Wave.
My welcome to social workers interested in technology, software, and innovation in the field of Social Work