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November 2013Vol. 14, No. 8Mobile Apps to Support Child Welfare Workers

The Academy for Professional Excellence has released a series of mobile applications for both iPhones and Android mobile devices to support the work of social workers in the field. The apps now available include:

  • Basic interviewing skills for social workers
  • Child development milestones
  • Elements of child sexual abuse
  • A guide to the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)
  • Keys to engagement
  • Safety-organized practice toolkit
  • California State statutes relevant to child welfare services

The Academy for Professional Excellence is supported by the San Diego State University School of Social Work. The mobile apps are available for download from the Academy's website: