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)
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Text4baby: A Valuable Tool to Keep Mom and Baby Healthy

Hacking Medicine Institute (HMi), a nonprofit organization that spun out of MIT last year, launched its health app review platform, called Ranked Health.

Flow - A Live Professional Rolodex for Therapists - Better connect with your network of colleagues & referral sources. More easily refer clients with the best possible provider for them. Interview w/developer of app

The I’ve-Been-Violated™ App is the first app of its kind to allow a victim of sexual assault to confidentially record contemporaneous evidence (with video and audio) of an incident. Article write up about app

Caseworker Toolbox < new app to help social workers talk to children

AccessNow - pin-pointing accessibility worldwide

Monitoring who speaks most - Gender Timer

Help Kids Cope < new app to help parents help their kids cope with 10 diff disasters (before, during and after)

Today, we’re thrilled to announce the release of Start - our new mobile health program for people starting a depression treatment. The free app is available for download in the App Store on iTunes now...

Social Media Safety App Guide

9 apps that you can use to enhance your work with clients such as PTSD Coach, Compass CoPilot, ClassDojo, TF-CBT Triangle of Life game and more

Thinking Talents Quiz: Find Your Career Strengths by Levo by Levo

ITRC Mobile App < App Offers Help to Identity Theft Victims

GiveDirectly allows donors to send money directly to the poor with no strings attached. Our approach is guided by rigorous evidence of impact and our values of efficiency, transparency, and respect.

INorupt < directory of technologies for organizations; exhaustive list includes everything from mental health to human trafficking

Respect Yourself < free app to help change thinking patterns and improve self esteem

How much do you spend on lunch? Take the 30-Day Challenge to improve habits and save money.

Researchers find best apps for disaster response. #disaster #mhealth

No proof most NHS accredited mental health apps actually work

In this interactive feature, you will learn how the choices we make can help children and the community as a whole become more resilient in the face of serious challenges

Dementia Caregiver Solutions - Professional advice for people who care for seniors with Alzheimer's and other dementias by Lorenzo Gentile

Genogram app

TF-CBT Triangle of Life < new [free] mobile game app helps children who have experienced trauma by letting them use their tablets or smartphones to practice life skills they have learned in the therapist’s office

Foster Care: There’s an App for That < two main pathways, one for foster caregivers and one for kids. Both of these pathways have a variety of resources focusing on building five main skill areas: communicating, overcoming stressful or traumatic situations, solving problems, dealing with tough emotions and setting goals