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 Department of Social Work MSW Field Program

Field Placement Site Information

Agency Name: Mayo Clinic, Medical Social Services
Address: 200 - 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905
Contact Person:

Carole Stiles, MSW, LICSW - Medical Social Services Director
Cynthia Oftedahl - Administrative Assistant


Carole: 507-284-2131
Cynthia: 507-266-0439

Agency Description:

The mission of the Mayo Clinic is to provide diagnoses, treatment and care of routine and complex medical issues through integrated clinical practice, education, and research. The Section of Medical Social Services delivers high quality comprehensive and holistic social work services in collaboration with interdisciplinary team members to patients and their families, by assisting in the adjustment to illness and by optimal utilization of medical care.

Description of Field Activities Instruction consists of conducting psychosocial assessments and clinical interventions of psychosocial diagnosis and treatment; participating in patient case management and discharge planning; making referrals to community resources; participating in multidisciplinary team conferencing; providing patient and family education; and facilitating support group. Students will attend meetings, rounds, brown bag educational sessions and weekly seminars with senior social work staff.
Approval for Field I, II, Either?? This agency has been approved for either Field I or Field II.

If you would like additional information regarding this field placement agency, contact the Field Coordinator.


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