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The Department of Social Work is part of the University Eye Center’s interprofessional team of health care providers who work together to provide a wide range of services for our patients.

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Social Work Services

The University Eye Center’s social workers assist our patients in a variety of ways, including:

  • Providing patients and family members with support services or referrals
    for long-term counseling
  • Referral to a variety of community resources
  • Patient advocacy at various medical and educational institutions
  • Patient education

In addition, the Department of Social Work offers free monthly support group meetings which are open to public for:

  • Survivors of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and their loved ones
  • Loved ones of traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivors
  • Individuals with visual impairments/low vision issues and their loved ones
 
To find out when our support groups meet click here

To learn more about the UEC’s social work services click here