June 30, 2023
Neuro-Memory and Aging
Full Time
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The primary responsibility of the Clinical Social Worker at the Memory and Aging Center within the Department of Neurology will be to assess patients and their families to determine their psychosocial needs and to suggest and coordinate interventions and access to social services. The social worker will contribute to clinical care as well as assist in research goals of a multidisciplinary team, including the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and the Program Project for Frontotemporal Dementia.  The Social Worker will be responsible for needs assessments, development of care plans, brief problem-focused counseling, crisis intervention, advocacy, referrals, follow-up and documentation. The social worker will collaboratively develop a comprehensive care plan that includes plans to address legal, financial and long-term care planning needs.  Additional duties may include helping to maintain and update a shared resource database, leading support groups or psychoeducation program for patients and caregivers, developing liaisons with community agencies, and participating in community education activities.  The social worker will demonstrate the ability to work with any patient regardless of race, gender, religious affiliation, cultural beliefs, lifestyle, disease process or treatment plan. 

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