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Google is exponentially powerful, and its algorithm is complex. Is it good for your social work client? more

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On June 11, 2018, Net Neutrality officially ended. What was Net Neutrality all about? And how will the end of it affect social work? more

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Technology in higher education is constantly changing. Students and faculty continue to adapt to these changes. more

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One of the strengths of social work practice is our ability to be leaders in technology use. In developing new programs or creating new interventions involving technology, we are strongest when we aren’t just competent, but are emergent leaders. more

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What is in the new 64-page document known as the NASW, ASWB, CSWE, and CSWA Standards for Technology in Social Work Practice? And what are social workers saying about the standards? more

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Spending face-to-face time with colleagues at conferences is invigorating. Technology can enrich the experience. Social workers relate their favorite ways to use tech at conferences. more

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Is there a natural marriage to be had between remote communities and e-therapy? If therapy can be provided early enough, perhaps a mental health crisis can be avoided. more

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Social workers must become better allies and culturally competent regarding the needs and voices of marginalized groups, because we are ethically bound to fulfill this task. more

Practice

The BSW program at the University of Montevallo in Alabama is testing out a VR group dynamics simulator. The simulator, once it is developed further, will immerse one student at a time within a virtual setting. more

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Photo courtesy of Crisis Text Line.

Volunteering with Crisis Text Line has helped me hone skills that are imperative to succeeding in the world of social work. Crisis Text Line saves lives and has developed the largest open mental health data set, housed at CrisisTrends.org. more

Tech

What does Pokémon Go have to do with social work? Although no formal studies exist to testify to the mental health benefits of playing Pokémon Go, a number of news articles have presented anecdotal evidence of such benefits. more

Tech

This timeline is a supplement to a presentation by Susan Mankita and Linda May Grobman at the Social Work Distance Education Conference, April 13, 2016, in Indianapolis, IN. more

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Your client has dementia? There’s an app for that. Weigh the pros and cons for ethical app use in social work. more

Ethics

How does technology affect the evolution of safe spaces for women? Ellen Belluomini explores this question as she contemplates the end of the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival. more

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Technology can add function and dysfunction to the family system. The role of the social work practitioner is to identify technology’s role and use it as an advantage in the therapeutic process. more

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John Riolo presents a slide show/video on social work, technology, and ethics. more

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