Social workers, imagine if a child’s case file could talk to you. What would you ask it? What hidden secrets would you want it to tell you about the kids you care so much about?
As social workers and case managers, we have no idea what a job is that doesn’t entail every single bit of our time and energy. Not only do we have administrative tasks piling up a mile high, but we have clients with significant issues and demands. People entrust us with their worries, needs, and struggles on a daily basis. Healthify realized this, and that’s why they created a social services database for free.
Several weeks ago I blogged about the potential of HIPAA secure texting. Within that post was a webinar that featured another solution to this via a company called Sense Health. This is a unique platform to assist with care coordination...
Here are 3 tools that are FREE that nonprofits need to start using if not already. There are many technology tools out there helping nonprofits however these are 3 easy ones that you can get started with today, they are that easy. All you need is an e-mail address to sign up.
This blog features an informative webinar by The National Council On Behavioral Health about the evidence base and potential benefits of secure text messaging. It features a platform called StatChat also trying to facilitate provider to provider communications.
February 25, 2016
I attended this Webinar that demonstrated the potential of HIPAA compliant video as a teaching and consultation tool. It is an interesting tool with a lot potential...
Since entering into the Technology age we are now seeing robotics that can interact with people. This is an area called human-centered robotics, which is an emerging area in the past decade. Given these robots are human-centered, they serve as an emerging tool for social workers whose work is client-centered.
January 25, 2016
In what many might consider the most unlikeliest of places to look for entrepreneurs, social work is actually a hub of entrepreneurial thought leaders. Residing in this place of ideas for change with little to no funding, social workers are constantly grinding out creative ways to progress human and societal conditions. Social workers have been “doing good” before doing good was cool. Below is a list of 5 entrepreneurial skills that social workers embody in their everyday work.