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1 Eddy Lo & Shirley Keung 31 October 2014 husITa 14 研討會分享

2 What’s husITa (1) An acronym of human services Information Technology applications An international virtual association – and a registered US 501(c) non-profit organisation – dedicated to promoting the ethical and effective use of IT to better serve humanity Members are human service professionals, managers and academics. husITa’s focus and expertise is situated at the intersection of three core domains: information technology, human services, and social development

3 What’s husITa (2) Goals Facilitate international cooperation in human service technology. Collect and disseminate information on human service technology, including tackling the problems of language translation. Provide technical assistance in human service technology and encourage the involvement of countries with a less developed human service IT infrastructure. Stimulate international discussion on key human service technology issues and encourage position papers in areas such as security/privacy/confidentiality, curriculum content and teaching methods, and ethical issues in systems/software development and use. Encourage publications about human service information technology. Encourage international research efforts. Encourage standards for making human service technology culturally independent.

4 husITa 14 Was hosted by the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development in Melbourne, Australia from 9th to 12th July 2014 Main programme from 11 th to 12 th July 2014 husITa was responsible for organising presentations at the Joint World Conference on the sub-theme: Ensuring the sustainable and ethical use of technology in the human services The keynote speaker was Doug Jaquier, VP Asia-Pacific, of TechSoup ePoster presentations The 2013 JTHS best article award



7 husITa 14 Programme Content Practical Issues Education Information Systems Conference Keynote Child, Youth & Family

8 husITa 14 – Programme (1) Day 1 (11 th July 2014) Practical Issues Thinking beyond access: A case study of a public- private partnership to foster new digital inclusion strategies. Tianca Crocker (University of Texas at Austin, USA). A technology based model for sustaining the elderly: Addressing rising service needs. Randall E. Basham (University of Texas at Arlington, USA). Locality service planning with geographical information system: Spatial analysis of poverty data of a community in Hong Kong. Zeno C.S. Leung (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Peoples Republic of China). Exploring peer supervision in virtual teams in rural and remote Australia. Amanda Nickson (James Cook University Townsville, Australia). Connecting with new ways: New information communication technologies (ICTs) in remote aboriginal community contexts in Australia. Deirdre Tedmanson (University of South Australia, Australia).

9 husITa 14 – Programme (2) Day 1 (11 th July 2014) Education Assessing new media literacies in social work education.Jimmy Young (University of Nebraska at Kearney, USA). Ethical risks in online social work: e-Professionalism and the implications for social work education. Donna McAuliffe (Griffith University, Australia). Authentic learning, emerging technologies and graduate attributes: Experiences of South African social work educators. Roshini Pillay (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa). Investigating the role of an enhanced textbook: Using the principles of human-centered design. Julie Gilliam (University of Maryland and University of Baltimore, USA). An evaluation framework for the use of a personalised online learning environment in a social work program. Mark Hughes & Hilary Gallagher (Southern Cross University, Australia). Blended social work: A new concept for everyday practice.Camilla Granholm (University of Helsinki, Finland). Implementing the Global Agenda: Use of the Internet to facilitate information sharing, networking and collaboration. Dixon Sookraj (University of British Columbia, Canada). Reflective practice online: Exploring the ways social workers use social media for reflection (Pecha Kucha). Helen Hickson (La Trobe University, Australia). Social work student beliefs about social media: Implications for education and training.Melanie Sage & Andrew Quinn (University of North Dakota, USA). Live and learn: Evaluation of the use of technology to enhance learning outcomes prior to placement in a Bachelor of Social Work degree. Sophie Goldingay (Deakin University, Australia).

10 husITa 14 – Programme (3) Day 2 (12 th July 2014) Information Systems Considering the nonhuman: Actor-network theory and human service technology research. Neil Ballantyne (Learning Designs, New Zealand). ‘Big data’ in human services organisations: Practical problems and ethical dilemmas. Philip Gillingham (University of Queensland, Australia). The client data model for social welfare services in Finland.Jarmo Kärki (National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland). Understanding client communities spatially for developing effective interventions: Application of geographic information systems (GIS) technology for human services delivery. Gokul Mandayam (University of Southern California, USA).

11 husITa 14 – Programme (4) Day 2 (12 th July 2014) Conference Keynote Ensuring the ethical and sustainable use of technology in human services by Doug Jacquier (ICE-President, Asia-Pacific at Techsoup Global) Child, Youth & Family An exploration of child welfare workers’ opinions on using video assisted visitation to support family reunification. Andrew Quinn & Kristofer Sage (University of North Dakota, USA). Working in the cloud: Making personal records for children in care accessible.Cathy Humphreys (University of Melbourne, Australia). Digital divide challenges in low-income families with children: The case of Shanghai.Yu-Cheung Wong (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong). Outcomes of a social, multi-user, tablet-based game to prevent substance abuse and relationship violence. Richard Schoech & Beverly Black (University of Texas at Arlington, USA). Both ways mentoring: Improving mental health, resilience and the self-esteem of Indigenous young people in remote communities through innovative mentoring supported by the use of social media. Deirdre Tedmanson (University of South Australia, Australia).

12 husITa 14 – Programme (5) Day 2 (12 th July 2014) Practical Issues Open access podcasting: Promoting theory, practice and research in social work. Lesley Chenoweth (Griffith University, Australia). Social media and social work organizations.Goutham Menon (University of Nevada, USA). Final results of the teleherence web-mobile-phone system to support client treatment. Richard Schoech (University of Texas Arlington, USA). Synching spaces: Exploring the interplay and collision of social work values with the digital age. Daniel Hadson (Department of Human Services, Newcastle, Australia). Seeking help for psychological distress on the Internet: the case of China.Juan Chen (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China). Indignation, inspiration, and interaction on the Internet: Emotion work online in the anti-human trafficking movement. Rachel Gong (Stanford University, USA). Exploring the multifarious penalising impacts of electronically monitored home detention based sanctions on offenders. Marietta Martinovic (RMIT University, Australia).

13 husITa 14 – Reflection (1) Trend Online platform Cloud Social Media Mobile Platform Tele-programme Concerns Security Confidentiality

14 husITa 14 – Reflection (2) “ 誠宜開張聖聽,以光先帝遺德,恢弘志士之氣, 不宜妄自菲薄 ,引喻失義,以塞忠諫之路也。 ” Local Experience NGO Day 青協上網「見社工」: 香港失明人協進會「芝麻開路」: 協康會「寫前遊學園」: 基督教香港信義會「毒癮無可忍」:

15 husITa 14: Reflection (3)

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