Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease

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.