An overview of technology tools that I use in social work practice.

A picture of Apple AirPods in a black pouch. "Apple AirPods and my Social Workin Day

Apple AirPods and my Social Workin Day

I’m a big fan of the Bluetooth headphones because I don’t like cords anchoring me to my ginormous iPhone. Don’t get me wrong… I love my ginormous iPhone, but I don’t want it snuggling up to my body all the time so that my Bluetooth can work. You might be familiar with the eternal struggle…

Featured Image for article: El Ciclo de Cambio - a Spanish Translation of the Cycle of Change

El Ciclo de Cambio: The Stages of Change (Prochaska & DiClemente), translated to Spanish

I had a request to translate The Cycle of Change I previously made, to Spanish. It should be noted that I wrote this for me to use with my clients and the dialect of Spanish that we use when we communicate. You can also download it on Social Work Tech Tools. This handout makes a great…

Empowerment in My Pocket: My Social Work Day-To-Day Digital Calendar and Email

I knew I had a problem when I showed up five minutes early for a 10 AM meeting… that actually started at 9 AM. Mortifying. Because my day is fluid, malleable, and ever changing, I need my calendar to have the same flexibility. Over the past few months, I’ve begged, pleaded, and got my way…

Password Management for Social Work Practice

The current state of your password management is probably intolerable, with Post-It notes, random pieces of paper, or other primitive tracking methods to keep track of multiple logins, sites, and credit card information – and we do this to keep our personal and professional lives in order. It’s almost like you’re dying to get hacked…

Meditation Apps by Meditation Oasis for Social Work Practice

I have been asked to share some of the apps that I use in Social Work Tech Practice. Meditation Oasis is a company that provides a variety of guided meditation services and products. I have bought a few of their iOS apps and would recommend them for your own mindfulness practice and for clients!

What is a Web App? A Guide for the Social Work Tech Practitioner

A web-app is a computer program that is run and coded into a website so that you do not have to install it on your computer. While a computer application (or program) that is installed on your computer (like Microsoft Word or Google Chrome) will use the resources on your computer to run, a web-app is run remotely.