Social Work Apps
Mobile, Web-Based, or Computer Apps that can be used by social workers and other mental health, human services, and social care professionals, or that can be used by their clients. Caveats: We haven't tried most of these, so we can't say for sure what their value might be, and very little research has been done on the effectiveness of most of the apps out there. Maintained by @Dorlee M, as well as me (@njsmyth)
Social Work Field Guide is a community-driven resource app for social workers < contains over 50 pre-loaded nationally available services, therapeutic exercises, how-to's, and more. You can add your own resources and submit them to be included in future updates
1st Family Health app was created to help people with little or no prescription drug insurance to save money on their prescription drugs. This includes, but is not limited to, senior citizens, on fixed incomes and Medicare; self-employed business-people who have to pay their own medical costs; families; college students; and those who have recently lost their jobs and benefits and may be struggling financially.
Headspace < free meditation app (teaches you how)
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Get some headspace with this meditation app. Make it an entreprenurial habit in your daily routine.
Headspace < free meditation app (teaches you how)--great for younger clients
Plasticity app/platform < teaches employees the psychological traits of flourishing to create highly engaged corporate cultures. A fun, social collaboration environment with a singular focus on company culture also measures social/emotional-intelligence to guide predictive psychological fitness training #happiness
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How are you feeling? "My Life My Voice" is a teen/young adult mood journaling app. It offers a simple solution for tracking your thoughts, feelings and moods in this interactive tool you can keep right on your phone!
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Learn to Handle Anger Using NVC – Interactive Story < Miss Kitty has an anger problem. Can you help her? Can you show Miss Kitty how to decide to think before going into a rage? Can you show Miss Kitty how to take 3 deep breaths when she feels angry? Can you figure out what universal human needs are behind Miss Kitty’s angry, rageful thoughts…
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Learn to Handle Anger Using NVC - Interactive Story . A short interactive story designed to help us learn to remember how to do things for self-care, self-understanding and self-calming even when experiencing rage.
Get KnowBullying < free app from SAMHSA that can prevent bullying
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Join over 4,500 people who have already downloaded the free KnowBullying mobile app and help support bullying prevention this October. Put the power to prevent bullying in your hand.
SAMHSA Know Bullying app - Research shows that parents and caregivers who spend at least 15 minutes a day talking with their child can build the foundation for a strong relationship and help prevent bullying. These conversation starters can help parents or teachers know how to approach the subject and make sure kids can confide in them about cyberbullying or what they face in person.
Get KnowBullying, the free app from SAMHSA that can prevent bullying.
SAMHSA’s Bullying Prevention App | SAMHSA.gov
Healthvana: Peace of Mind In The Dating App Era? < a simple way to obtain and share verified STD test results
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a. Some apps and websites, such as Healthvana, allow both parties to share verified results to sexual-health tests, some are actually hosting profiles for sex workers to advertise their rates and services, and some provide a space for sex workers to discuss professional topics, including blacklisting clients.
Hula app notifies you when you have an STI and lets you tell others and connect them with local services.
healthcenter.uore... Developed by the University of Oregon, “Sex Positive” is a free app that strives to counter the fears, secrecy, misinformation, judgment, and general negativity that currently surround sexuality.
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Creative relaxation: the healing potential of interactive art < Bright Hearts app: biofeedback artwork created to give you beautiful feedback on your breathing and heart rate, in real time. [$3.99]
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#HIPAA Compliant Text Messaging Service: Tiger Text
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Our friends at Mashable rounded up a list of 7 apps designed to help learners with dyslexia. What apps would you add to the list?
7 iPad Apps to Help Students with Dyslexia - These apps are designed to help students with dyslexia develop literacy skills at a manageable pace.
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List of Apps for Working with Children Who are Hearing Impaired
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Hearing app collage
Deafblind consultant Linda Mamer shares her list of recommended apps for speech work, hearing, and sign language
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Speech and hearing app list from Paths to Literacy
Breathing Zone is a doctor recommended therapeutic breathing exercise. In just 5 minutes you can start to reduce stress and anxiety and impr...
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iPhone Breathing Zone
Hospital uses a simple Feedback App to get feedback from patients and their families -- this idea could be used by any nonprofit #nonprofits
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Story Cubes < great play therapy app [asking child to tell a story that connects all 9 images and more] hat tip to Stacy (McBee) Braiuca
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Story Cubes < great play therapy app [asking child to tell a story that connects all 9 images and more] hat tip to @Stacy Stone (McBee) Braiuca (McBee) Braiuca
Special Needs Apps Review < The Friendship Circle App Review gives you the ability to find the perfect special needs app for your child.