Social Work Services

Counselors and Advocates for Patients, Families and Staff

Mary Bridge social workers provide professional clinical services to patients, families and staff. Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are provided by master's level social work clinicians specifically trained in pediatrics.

Social work services provided include:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Consultation
  • Education
  • Grief and loss
  • Psychosocial assessment
  • Referral coordination to community agencies

Referrals to Social Work include psychosocial issues related to chronic/acute illness, trauma, child abuse or neglect, developmental delays, family adjustment to illness or disability, lack of sufficient or appropriate community resources, grief and loss issues and general support.

Mary Bridge social workers help patients and families cope with sudden or long-term illness or disability, trauma and hospitalization. Social workers also advocate on behalf of patients and families to assist them in understanding and contributing to the care of their child, as well as provide counseling, continuing support and referral to community agencies.

For more information or to request Social Work services, please call 253-403-1126.