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Social Work, Nursing Case Management and Interpreting Services

Social Work
The Social Work Department at Children's Hospital & Medical Center provides support for patients and families adjusting to illness. Services provided include:

  • Supportive counseling
  • Community referrals which may provide financial, legal or therapeutic aid
  • Support groups for children with diabetes or cancer
  • Support for parents of neonatal patients

Nursing Case Managers
Nursing Case Managers work with physicians, parents and other healthcare team members to coordinate the plan of care during hospitalization and preparation for dismissal.

Interpreting Services
Interpreting Services are available for hospitalized and clinic patients and include:

  • Interpretation for foreign languages
  • Interpretation for the deaf/hard of hearing

Children's Advocacy Team
Children's Advocacy Team is a multidisciplinary team that identifies, assesses and refers suspected child abuse or neglect cases to appropriate legal authorities.

Outreach Provider
Children's is a designated outreach provider, and can assist with applications for financial assistance from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. These applications can be completed at the hospital.

Supervisor of Social Work, Nursing Case Management and Interpreting Services
Mary Bennett-Schulte, LCSW