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Social Work

Social Work

The department of social work consults on the psychosocial evaluation and/or treatment of patients and families.

Services We Offer

  • Child protection: assessment and intervention in cases of suspected physical, emotional or sexual abuse as well as issues of physical, psychological or medical neglect and noncompliance.
  • Crisis intervention: evaluation, referral and/or treatment in instances of drug abuse, adolescent pregnancy, drug ingestion, death and dying support, clarification of legal or custody matters, problems in parent-child adjustment to hospitalization and mediation with hostile or agitated parents.
  • Family assessments: evaluation and counseling for marital problems, family conflicts, parenting skills, need for home support services, residential care or placement and management of basic survival needs.
  • Specialty care/chronic illness: Initial evaluation and long-term support for patients and families making the adjustment to catastrophic illness or injury.
  • Support groups, general information and referral servicesare available to the public. Other services are limited to patients and families using Dayton Children's inpatient, outpatient or emergency services.

Hours

Weekdays: 8:30 am to 11:00 pm

Weekends: 4:00 pm to midnight

 

Contact Us

Contact

937-641-5300

After hours ask for social worker on call : 937-641-3000

Make a referral

Phone: 937-641-4000
Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500, 24 hours
Toll-free fax: 1-866-891-6941
Hours: 7:30 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday

Download our fax referral form or make a referral online.

Family Support and Resources

Accreditations

The Children's Medical Center of Dayton Dayton Children's
The Right Care for the Right Reasons

One Children's Plaza - Dayton, Ohio - 45404-1815
937-641-3000
www.childrensdayton.org