Health Service Region 4 and 5N - Social Work Services

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Health Service Region 4 and 5N
Social Work Services

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Medical Social Workers provide case management services,outreach and education, and client support services to children with special health care needs and to high risk women, infants and children. Social/Family assessment and intervention is available for all individuals and families experiencing health problems or difficulty gaining access to health services.  Primarily, Social Workers assist with linkage to medical, social, educational and rehabilitative services identified in a Plan of Service developed cooperatively between appropriate medical providers, the family and the case manager. The Medical Social Worker works in the community building and helping networks and partnerships to assure resource development and coordination.  Pediatric cardiology, orthopedic and craniofacial clinics are offered to children served by the Social Work Program.  Parent groups that are supportive, educational and encourage program participation are available in most communities.

CONTACT PERSONS:

Peggy Wooten, ASCW, LCSW,
Director of Social Work
Peggy Wooten

Caleb Rackley, LMSW
Assistant Director of Social Work
Caleb Rackley


The following services are offered by the Social Work Program

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)


 


Related Web Sites:

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

 

National Association of Social Workers--Texas Chapter

Texas  Medicaid and Health Care Partnering

CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Program)

 

Texas Health and Human Services



Office Location:
1517 West Front street
Tyler, TX 75702
903-595-3585

The fax number for Social Work Services is (903) 595-4706.



 

  

Last updated July 01, 2013