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)
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]
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..."
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.
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.
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
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...