The social workers associated with Hollings collaborate closely with our multidisciplinary medical teams to ensure high quality of care for patients in all settings. They help the client and family understand and adjust to illness, and they provide direct services - impart information, make referrals, screen and assess clients, provide short term counseling and intervene in crisis situations. They also are involved in advocating for the patient both within the hospital and providing linkages to the community. They work with individuals, families, groups and the community. Social workers also facilitate support groups and provide community education.
Call the Social Work Office at 843-792-9535 for additional information or assistance.
Social workers begin with a thorough assessment of the client, situation and available resources. They have much experience in locating and negotiating resources so clients get the services they need. All MUSC social workers hold a Masters Degree in Social Work and are licensed at the master's level.
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