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Saturday, August 8, 2009

Tech-Savvy Social Work

This article appearing in July/August 2009 Social Work Today (vol. 9, #4, p. 12) provides a nice, broad overview of some of the workplace issues social workers may face with technology. From the article:

"Using technology is not new in social work. But the great speed at which new technologies are popping up has set off debate among human services professionals about what role technology should play in their work. A growing number of social service and behavioral health organizations are turning to technology to tackle tasks such as data management, client tracking, and outcomes measurement."

Hat tip to The Work of Social Technology for the article!

1 comment:

  1. Looks like a great article. Thanks for the link, Karen. And kudos to Christina Reardon for writing it.


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