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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. We haven't tried them all, so we can't say for sure what their value might be. Maintained by @Dorlee M, as well as me (@njsmyth)

POPVOX < a site that not only lets you weigh in on legislation but it alerts you to related legislation

Personal Zen Scientifically Reduces Anxiety in 25 Minutes < Psychology professors have made a new game/app, Personal Zen, to reduce anxiety in stressed individuals [research published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science]

The SAMHSA Disaster App makes it easy to provide quality [evidence based] support to survivors; navigate pre-deployment preparation, on-the-ground assistance, post-deployment resources, and more

Cultural Competency App for Behavioral Health Services By San Diego State University [also avail for the Android] < designed to help reduce behavioral health disparities, increase health equity and seek solutions for under served communities

Could a recovery app help you beat an eating disorder? < "the time in between session that poses the biggest challenges... mobile apps... are helping these individuals stay on track... some of the most popular... Take Control, Recovery Record, and Rise Up + Recover..."

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Smartphone Applications Review

Breathe, Think, Do App < free app that helps teach children self regulation, deep breathing and motor planning. There are 5 different scenarios that include showing a monster getting frustrated with completing a skill. The child has to tap, pop bubbles and more to help the monster calm down and think of a plan.

Innovative Resource for Victims of Human Trafficking & Domestic Violence < app helps connect victims with a place to stay when they leave the abusive situation

KidsDoc - from the American Academy of Pediatrics < What should a parent do if their child develops a fever, cough, vomiting, rash, sore throat or head injury? When can a child return to school or child care after an illness? The care guides help parents make smart decisions on what level of care (if any) is needed and how to provide speedy symptom relief for minor illnesses or injuries that parents can manage on their own.

12 online meditation tools to help you be more present, more mindful, and more effective

AbleRoad < [web-based platform] technological tool...inform people with disabilities about accessible places …. across the globe…reviewers rate venues based on wheelchair/mobility accessibility, and ease of access…with varying degrees of visual, hearing and cognitive impairments...

Art Therapy < app is composed of free drawing, Mandala, and kinetic family drawing services...If a user inputs free drawing, Mandala or kinetic family drawing along with the personal information to the app, the system provides the result of analysis on the drawing as well as psychological and disability status in the output stage.

How Are You < personal therapy in your pocket: measure your mood and circumstances...tell what makes you down, and up ...change your attitude towards it

Tap Tap See iphone app for blind and visually impaired

Happify Is An Online Platform To Make You Happier | Based on theories of positive psychology, the site comes up with activities and suggestions to make you a happier person

Want your ACE score? Now there’s an app for that! < The app’s pretty simple – it runs you through the 10 yes-no questions, and pops out your score. After taking the quiz, you can read a brief overview of the ACE Study and check out a list of resources.

New [free] #healthcare management app [Spanish version to come out soon]

Moving Forward is a free, on-line educational and life coaching program that teaches Problem Solving skills to help you to better handle life’s challenges.

Got a killer startup idea? Elevatr’s app will help you build it — and connect you to devs, designers, and more

Mental Health App Reviews < Instead of writing the occasional “Top 10 Post,” +Mike Langlois has set up a page for you to visit and review different Apps. He'll review some too, and hopefully by crowd sourcing we can get a sense of what are some of the best...

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: free and anonymous One Love Mobile App offers 20 questions to assess risk < The 20 questions are from an instrument I developed called the danger assessment... the results are 98 percent accurate in assessing the danger a woman is in...

Feeling good & want to keep it that way? Not feeling so good & want to feel better? Or maybe somehwere in between? Online questionnaires help you explore your sense of wellbeing and find the best ways to extend & improve it.

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Self-help apps for building confidence