A digital tragedy fell upon one of my Social Work colleagues today and it broke my heart. I have been absent from this blog because I was working diligently on a process recording, community project paper, and first draft of my final-year research paper – the latter assignment being a casualty of my friend’s digital tragedy…Details
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Social Work Tech: Empowering Social Work
Tom Bihn makes the greatest bags ever. That’s not an understatement – I have looked far and wide, spend quite a few dollars on bags, and have been left with an empty crusted soul. That is until spring of last year when I got my Tom Bihn ID bag. The Unofficial Apple Blog brought Tom…Details
This is aimed at helping professionals that work with individuals that are homeless, low-income, in a domestic violence situation or any circumstance in which the client needs a phone number.
The Need For Practicality Sometimes, we as social workers have very good interventions that are sitting in our notepads, filing cabinets, or books we have purchased. Sometimes they are on other peoples’ blogs. What if I told you that you could easily access some interventions quickly, easily, and without distraction? Without having to get up…Details
Today is my first attempt at blogging more — specifically, in the middle of the week: Random Thursdays! I wanted to share with you a great (yet trivial) discovery of mine: I figured out how to type on my iPad’s touchscreen! One handed, apparently, is the way to go. I still wont be using my…Details
For those of you who are following me on Twitter, you have seen my tweets in celebration of Social Work Month. I wanted to add a unique twist to NASW’s Social Work Month photo campaign. Read more of my thoughts about Social Work Month, the Future, and Technology after the jump!Details
Brett Kelly (who is offering a 10% discount on his Evernote Essentials ebook to the readers of my blog [coupon code: SOCIALWORK]) is a very intelligent guy who has inspired the way I keep control of the awesome ideas I come up with. He got me into Field Notes Brand, of which I have a…Details
I have been busy as heck trying to get my Final-Year Community Project done for two classes at San José State University for my Master of Social Work. I want to do a good job and am trying to plan things for this blog as best as I can.
I love Square. Square is a company out of San Francisco, CA that helps the average Jane or Joe to process credit card payments. In other words, everyone can now accept credit cards on their mobile device without having to sign up for a credit-card terminal, which often requires a contract for a certain amount of…Details
Nancy J. Smyth (dear God, I hope I pronounced your name right) posed a question on her blog and I answered it: A blog post on the Digital Social Work Toolbox is forthcoming… Pinky swear.Details