Responsibilities include, but not limited to, integrating counseling services
with overall patient care. The Social Worker assists patients in meeting
their psychosocial needs to facilitate patient adjustment in treatment,
hospitalization, or transition into the community after therapy.
- Evaluates patients through interviews and psychosocial assessments in order
to establish and develop treatment plans and treatment goals in conjunction
with the licensed treatment team.
- Administers approved counseling which involves social work assessments,
counseling and/or treatment to patients, families, or significant other.
- Identifies and provides outreach in the form of information and referrals
for community resources to patients and families such as shelter, transportation,
future treatment plans and financial assistance.
- Develops and provides stress management/wellness treatment plans for inpatient
and outpatient populations.