Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center

Clinical Social Work Services at the Neurobehavior and Memory Clinic

The Northwestern Neurobehavior and Memory Clinic offers a multidisciplinary team approach. Your care team includes neurologists, psychiatrists, neuropsychologists and social workers. Clinical social workers are available to discuss your questions and work with you to develop a personal and customized approach to care. Following are some questions you may have:

1. "Do I understand the diagnosis?"

Your social worker will:

2. "How do I cope with this now and as it progresses?"

Your social worker can:

3. "How can I plan for future care?"

Your social worker can:

4. "What services are available at Northwestern or in my own neighborhood?"

Your social worker can guide you to:
  • Specialized support and education groups for newly diagnosed individuals and families.
  • Quality-of-life programs designed to offer meaningful and purposeful activity.
  • Other community programs in which you can find enriching opportunities.

 

Please call the Northwestern Neurobehavior and Memory Clinic, 312-695-9627, or ask your doctor for a referral for a clinical social work consultation.