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Social Work Medical Social Work Services

Medical Social Work Services

A change in health can complicate life in many ways. An illness or injury might require life - altering treatment, a change in lifestyle, an increase in financial concerns, as well as a heightened stress level for the entire family. Whether you are Inpatient or seen in our Outpatient, Home Care, Emergency or Urgent Care Departments, as a part of your child’s medical team social workers are trained professionals available to address individual and family needs. Social workers can help with:

Therapeutic Services

For additional information regarding our services or to talk to a social worker 24 hours per day, 7 days per week , please call the Department of Social Work at (816) 234-3670.


  • Therapeutic Services 
  • Supportive Counseling related to
  • Adjustment to Illness, 
  • Lifestyle changes 
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Financial issues 
  • Family stressors and other Concerns 
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Screening, Assessment and Intervention


Community Referrals


  • Assistance with application to public benefits such as WIC, Medicaid, SSI, Food Stamps and Housing 
  • Transportation
  • Temporary Lodging including Ronald McDonald House
  • Home Health Care, Private Duty Nursing, Medical Equipment, Ongoing Medical Care Services
  • Parent Support Resources
  • Child Care and Early Intervention Services
  • Mental Health Services 
  • Other Basic Resource Needs


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