psychiatric social worker


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psychiatric social worker

[‚sī·kē′a·trik ′sō·shəl ‚wərk·ər]
(psychology)
A specialist who utilizes the techniques of both social work and psychiatry to serve the community.
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Supervises nurse care manager and psychiatric social worker through weekly review of triage decisions and intake assessments for on-site program as well as supervision of active cases.
After the loss of two of her own children, she returned to school for training as a psychiatric social worker After 20 years of research and work in family counseling, she developed "medical crisis counseling," a new model for working with individuals with chronic illnesses and their family members.
When collaborative care is warranted, it is provided on-site by the primary care provider, the nurse care manager, the psychiatric social worker, and the child and adolescent psychiatrist as needed.
Formerly a Psychiatric Social Worker, Maud was a faculty member at Quinsigamond Community College, where she established and chaired the Gerontology Program until her retirement.
Coordinated care in a primary care practice emphasizes a team approach, often using a nurse or psychiatric social worker as a case manager, Dr.
On June 7, 2001, psychiatric social worker Caroline Ewart rang the practice where Dr Gould was based, to request an assessment of Patient X, who was classed as a manic depressive.

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