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Medical Social Worker Career Path

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Our Medical Social Worker delivers psychosocial care to patients whose physical, emotional, psychological, social and economic functioning have been affected by the onset of illness. Patients and their families are helped to cope with illness through interventions such as psychotherapy, supportive counselling, grief counselling, financial assistance, restoring and expanding patient’s social support networks, and linking patients and their families to relevant community resources and support.

Through the Social Service Training Institute, our Medical Social Workers are actively involved in the teaching and clinical supervision of social work students from tertiary institutions such as the National University of Singapore, Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) University and Monash University.

We also conduct counselling and social work related training for healthcare and social work professionals, as well as corporate clients.

  • Degree or Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work
  • Accreditation as a registered social worker with the Social Work Accreditation Board (SWAB)

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