Skip Navigation

The Role of the Social Worker


  • Provides emotional support to patients and families struggling with a life-threatening disease

  • Seeks out and mobilizes community resources

  • Assists in the process of obtaining Social Security Disability/Medicare benefits

  • Provides forms and answers questions regarding completion of Advance Directives

  • Addresses a variety of concerns such as workplace issues, insurance, caregiving, financial problems, talking to children, etc

 Michelle Hammond-Susten, LCSW, LLC

Michelle Hammond Susten