Erikson Institute

Clinical Social Work at the Austen Riggs Center

Published on 
May 2016

At the Austen Riggs Center, a team of clinical professionals follow patients from admission to discharge. Social workers play a crucial role within the interdisciplinary treatment team and provide a number of essential services for both patients and their families throughout a patient’s stay.

The following pieces from the Riggs Blog explore some roles social workers have, what has changed about social work and what the future holds for social work at Riggs. 

Read Part 1 – What Has Changed and What is Unique?

Read Part 2 - The Role of Riggs Social Workers with Families

Read Part 3 - The Role of Social Work in Discharge Planning

Read Part 4 - Staff Profile on Meg Czaja, LICSW

Read Part 5 – The Settlement House Movement and Social Work Today

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