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Georgia Tech Develops Safety App for Social Workers

The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) designed “panic buttons” that the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) is rolling out among its employees. It works with the Click Safe app, which is used by child-welfare investigators and case managers. 

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Georgia social workers get unique safety app

Engineers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute developed the system at the request of Gov. Nathan Deal as part of his child-welfare initiatives. The scientists adapted off-the-shelf technology to stand up to rigorous field testing to ensure reliable functionality across the state.

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