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The Therapy-App Fantasy
Mental Health

The Therapy-App Fantasy

With a therapy app, more blatantly than in most health-care transactions, the patient is a customer, and the customer is always right. But this assumes patients know what they want and need and that getting it will make them feel better. These are not expectations most therapists would necessarily share — nor are they ones therapy apps are reliably prepared to fulfill.

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Preparing for the post-pandemic fallout in child welfare
Child Welfare

Microsoft : Preparing for the post-pandemic fallout in child welfare

Child welfare will be the ‘canary in the coal mine,’ as the unseen masses of vulnerable children return to the public eye. But we can get this right. What we need is empathy, a willingness to plan, sustainable political will and funding, and a responsible convergence of technology and social service practices.

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