A Social Workers Dream Technology: A resource referral platform

Innovation, Social Services, Social Work, Technology

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.

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Social Workers: The Untapped Hub of Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur, Innovation, Leadership, Social Services, Social Work, Technology

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.

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9 Mobile Apps for Social Workers

Mobile Applications, Social Work, Technology

Add digital skill set to our many skill sets we wear as social workers.  Our clients are carrying around devices that can serve as a secondary tool for our practice, the primary being our human interaction.  Many practitioners feel that technology is taking away from the human interaction however it can actually enhance our practice, empower our clients and scale our efforts.
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