Social Work in Healthcare Settings | Health Care | Online Courses


Course Description: This course provides training on the role of social workers in healthcare settings. Participants will learn about patient advocacy, discharge planning, and the integration of social work services in healthcare environments.

Course Outcomes:

  1. Understand the role of social workers in healthcare settings.
  2. Implement effective patient advocacy and support.
  3. Develop and execute discharge plans.
  4. Integrate social work services in healthcare environments.
  5. Enhance patient outcomes through comprehensive social work support.


  1. Identify key principles of social work in healthcare settings.
  2. Develop patient advocacy strategies.
  3. Implement discharge planning effectively.
  4. Monitor and evaluate social work services in healthcare.
  5. Address common challenges in healthcare social work.
  6. Educate patients and families about social work services.
  7. Collaborate with healthcare teams to provide comprehensive care.
  8. Ensure compliance with healthcare social work guidelines.
  9. Develop strategies for continuous improvement in healthcare social work.
  10. Review case studies to apply social work techniques in healthcare settings.


  1. Introduction to Social Work in Healthcare Settings
  2. Principles of Patient Advocacy
  3. Developing Discharge Plans
  4. Integrating Social Work Services in Healthcare
  5. Monitoring and Evaluating Social Work Services
  6. Addressing Challenges in Healthcare Social Work
  7. Patient and Family Education on Social Work Services
  8. Collaboration with Healthcare Teams
  9. Compliance with Healthcare Social Work Guidelines
  10. Case Studies and Practical Applications


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