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How social workers help families through difficult times

A woman sits at the edge of the hospital bed where a young girl sits up.

/ by UK HealthCare

Healthcare is a team effort. Although you might think your healthcare team just includes doctors, physician assistants and nurses, there is one more important player: social workers.

Wallace Bellis, MSW, is a senior social worker in the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of Forensic Medicine at UK HealthCare. In this week's UK HealthCast, Bellis explains why social workers play a crucial role in healthcare and how he helps kids and their families at Kentucky Children's Hospital.

Listen below.

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