A blog about social work, technology, and empowerment.

Thanks for checking out Social Work Tech! I want all Social Workers to understand technology tools and utilize them so that we can be better organized and improve assessment, diagnosing, delivery of intervention, and promote personal and professional development.

Check out my blog posts about gadgets I’m using, opinions, and reflections on technology and social work. You can also check out tools I’ve made and a podcast I’m trying out. Follow the things I’m doing on social media or contact me if you want to get in touch!

Social Work Tech: Empowering Social Work

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A New Kind of Safety Plan

As a clinical social worker, I often worry about my clients. Besides working with a higher-risk population that have had hospitalizions in the past year, I’m a human being and I care about my clients. I especially have a soft spot for people suffering with hopelessness, feelings of worthlessness, and depression. It’s a hell I’m…

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A Proportional Response

The Presidential Election horrified the ever-living hell out of everyone I know. I wrote the following reflection as a personal note to my social work colleagues and I have modified it and posted it because it may do some good. For social workers that identify as progressive, LGBTQ, Muslim, Immigrant, Feminist, non-White, disabled, pro-choice, and/or…

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Get Home Safe

Every month, the licensing board in my state puts out a list of disciplinary actions that it has doled out to MFTs, Clinical Social Workers, and other practitioners of the behavioral sciences. I read every single one of those. It’s trashy, I know. It’s amazing what people do to lose their license (or put it in…