Mission Statement

The Department of Social Work has four major functions reflective of the hospital and the social work profession:
  1. To improve the quality of life for patients, families and significant others while increasing the value and visibility of social work to the hospital and hospital staff
  2. To advocate for patients, families and their significant others while understanding and working towards the goals and objectives of the hospital and the center
  3. To maintain and enhance professional social work standards
  4. To provide education and training to the patient, families, graduate students, interdisciplinary hospital staff, and the community at large.

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