A professional who is specially trained to help families cope with the emotional aspects of their baby's NICU stay. The social worker can help parents obtain the information they need from their baby's doctors, provide sources of information on specific medical problems, help parents deal with financial difficulties and stress, and make any special arrangements for the baby's discharge and follow-up care.
A mental health professional who holds a master of social work (M.S.W.) degree.
a person specially trained and licensed to help you with the various emotional, mental and financial stressors you may experience.
Your social worker can help with understanding how to live with a chronic illness, insurance matters, learning about support groups, and dealing with challenges at home, with friends, or in school.
Someone whose job it is to give people support, arrange care, and help with claiming financial benefits. There are social workers who support people with cancer and their families.
A licensed clinical social worker (L.C.S.W.) is trained in psychotherapy and helps people with many different mental health and daily living problems to improve overall functioning. Usually has a master's degree in social work (M.S.W.).
an individual who has received special training to help families deal with their reactions to having a sick baby and to help them make necessary housing, transportation, and financial arrangements.
Performs duties directly related to the health of the individual and the family in psychiatric and medical social work. Completion of a baccalaureate degree.
professional who monitors and assists the social, emotional, and psychological growth and development of a child and family.
A person serving as a liaison between the professional team and other parties concerned with the child including, the family, funding sources, friends and representatives of past and future placements. An important role of the social worker is to help ensure that if home placement is not adequate/satisfactory for the benefit of the child, the social worker provides assistance in identifying other alternatives.(paper/book/reports, carrier, people, with them, one works)
a helping professional who is distinguished from other human service professionals by a focus on both the individual and his or her environment
a licensed professional available to you and your family to discuss your needs and concerns
a type of mebtal health care provider who may provide stress counseling
a person who specializes in assessing needs of the family during and after hospitalization. The social worker provides assistance with financial counseling and makes referrals to community agencies.
Usually professionally qualified employee of local Social Services Department who gives advice and practical help with social problems. They can also assess the eligibility of clients for social services
a person who provides counseling and resources to people.
A health professional who helps families cope with the diagnosis of diabetes and the impact on family life.
A trained specialist in the social, emotional and financial needs of families and patients. Social workers often help families and patients obtain the services they have been prescribed.
a professional whose responsibilities are concerned with providing social services and the investigation, treatment, and aid of the economically underprivileged.
A licensed professional who gives families emotional support, help in adjusting to hospitalization, help planning for hospital discharge, and referral to community resources. Social work services are available to all families with babies in the Neonatal Critical Care Center.
A professional who may provide services to the family including: arranging or attending parent-student conferences; providing family counseling, family education, information, and referral; writing a social-developmental history; and/or conducting a behavioral assessment. Social workers sometimes conduct parent education in the school and community.
a professional who works with patients to help them deal with the emotional, financial and insurance issues they face and provide other resources they may need during cancer care.
Within the hospital setting, a person specially trained to counsel and assist in the emotional, social, environmental and financial needs of the cardiac patient and family. This person often times interacts as a liaison of need, working closely with medical staff and the family, both during and after hospitalization.
A person employed by a school or agency to help individuals, families, or groups in coping with their environments and obtaining needed services.
A social worker offers residents and their families therapy, support services and planning for discharge. Social workers may also teach and counsel staff members.
a member of the healthcare team who provides counseling services and support. A social worker helps individuals and their families deal with various problems which arises from coping with a difficulty, illness, or hospitalization. A social worker can provide information and referral to various agencies who can assist with many issues such as counseling, housing, legal, and financial aid.
A licensed professional who can help with emotional support, transportation and financial concerns.
A professional skilled in talking with patients and their family members about emotional and/or physical needs; an excellent resource for support.
Expert in the social, emotional, and financial needs of families and patients. They often help locate services that are needed.
A professional who works with patients to help them with emotional, financial, insurance, and other resources that they may need during the course of their cancer care.
A professional who works with children and their families to help them understand and adjust to hospitalizations and long-term illness. The social worker provides counseling, help in getting financial assistance when needed as well as information about community resources.
a person who completes home studies and works with birth parents and adoptive families in adoption situations.
Provides and performs professional psychosocial services for residents.
(also known as a Care Manager) Social workers can help you and your family to get the support you need. This can be practical help in your home, benefits money, information about other organisations nearby that could help, a break for you from caring and information about a local young carers group. The social worker can also help you in confidence if there is anything that is troubling or worrying you.
A mental health professional with a master's degree in social work (MSW). A social worker can provide assistance in dealing with medical, psychological, social, and educational needs.
Professional trained person that helps patients, family members or others deal with problems of social functioning affecting the health or well-being of the patient.
a health professional with special training in dealing with social, emotional and environmental problems associated with illness or disability. A social worker may help people find community resources and provide counseling and guidance to assist with issues such as insurance coverage, nursing home placement and emotional distress.
a professional who may counsel and educate the family
A professional who assists you by helping to coordinate your discharge from the hospital and oversees appropriate contact with other services or organizations. The social worker will help to facilitate your reentry into family and community life.
A social worker is a person who is registered as a professional social worker in terms of the Social Work Act. They must have certain qualifications and training to do with social work, as they have many responsibilities with families and children.
A person with specialized training to help individuals with their social adjustment. With regard to mental illness this may involve the counselling of individuals and their families in dealing with various social or emotional issues that are a result of the illness.
A professional trained to talk with people and their families about emotional or physical needs, and to find them support services.
the person who helps ensure that you have adequate financial help and can help arrange for social support if you have none.
a member of the health (and social services) team who assists in evaluating the psychosocial situation of the patient and helps people with social problems.
The social worker serves as a liaison between the professional team and other parties concerned with the patient, including: the family, funding sources, friends, and representatives of past or future placements. An important role of the social worker is to help ensure that if home placement does not materialize, or if home placement is not indicated, the social worker provides assistance to the patient and family for finding other alternatives. [Click Here To Return To List
A social worker is a professional trained to counsel individuals and their families about emotional, social, and physical needs, and facilitate access to services and organizations.
a health professional who helps people find community resources and provides counseling and guidance to assist with issues such as insurance coverage and nursing home placement.