Connecting you to necessary resources to help strengthen your network of social support.
The social workers at Black River Medical Center help patients and families cope with the many challenges that can accompany illness, disability, or other life changes.
Our social workers engage in teaching activities and participate in hospital and community initiatives, serving on boards and committees that strengthen services to patients and families. Expert consultation is provided to community professionals in addition to the health care team.
Social workers at Black River Medical Center are experienced professionals who have earned proper credentials and are licensed by the state of Missouri. They are knowledgeable and skilled at providing social services to patients and families, helping them increase their ability to problem-solve, deal with relationships, adjust to new situations, obtain needed resources and function at the highest level possible.
Our social workers are available to inpatient divisions and outpatient clinics, providing services to children, adults and families. If you have an issue you would like to discuss, a receptionist, nurse, or other health care professional can direct you to the appropriate social worker. You also may call the Social Work Department directly.
Dealing with an illness, crisis or other life challenge can be difficult. The Social Work Department is committed to the support of our patients and families so challenges can be met and managed more effectively. We are here to help and encourage you to call us. To contact the Social Work Department, please call (573) 727-9080.