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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. 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 Apps

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    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

    Trouble adjusting to home life? mental health assessments on After Deployment website and its companion app, LifeArmor [good military source for mental health]

    Self-help for Anxiety Management by University of the West of England

    10 Ways Tech Is Enabling the Disabled - Uncubed

    Web-based/mobile friendly app to treat depression. Has some research support! #depression #mentalhealth #mhtech

    Review of an app that provides a HIPAA compliant for health and behavioral health #mentalhealth #onlinetherapy #mhealth

    Aspire News < free news app that provides DV assistance

    Pass The Drop by Momentous Institute < free app helps a classroom or group of students focus their attention on the work at hand with the goal of reducing distractions [also avail for Samsung tablet]

    Settle Your Glitter by Momentous Institute < free app guides students through a deep breathing exercise that helps allow them to regain control of their emotions and shift their focus back to learning [also avail for Samsung]

    Breathing Bubbles by Momentous Institute < free app helps students reflect on their good feelings and release their worries in an effort to improve their mood and emotional well-being [also avail for Samsung tablets]

    Am I Hungry?® Virtual Coach by Am I Hungry? $2.99 ® Mindful Eating Programs and Training < how to identify signals of hunger and fullness, recognize “head hunger, ”ask yourself a series of questions for deciding what to eat * & tune-in to the multisensory experience of eating.

    TF-CBT: Triangle of Life < free evidence based cognitive processing app/game for use with kids (anxiety, improving thought processes etc. developed by Carnegie Mellon University) avail on Apple and Google+

    Mindfulness Coach by US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) < aims to teach mindfulness skills, to help military members learn to reduce tension and improve coping skills

    NowMattersNow < educational site that teaches DBT skills (distress tolerance and distraction) #suicideprevention

    DONAFY < allows citizens to easily locate, notify and donate to nearby nonprofit organizations that service people in need of housing, food, medical care, mental health, job assistance and LGBT services [limited to PA for now]

    Flowy - Game to Help w/Panic Attacks

    Eat, Chew, Rest < free app to encourage mindful eating! It includes visual prompts that tell you when to chew and when to savour the flavor; Learn to appreciate, savor, and reflect

    IMAlive :: An Online Crisis Network < 100% of its volunteers trained and certified in crisis intervention

    Emotion Wheel by Six Seconds < track your feelings