Someone who chooses to be a social worker has a strong desire to improve people’s lives. Social workers help others cope with and solve issues in their everyday lives. Memorial Medical Center – San Augustine is recognizing Mary Grimes, LCSW, during National Social Work Month, March.
Social workers, in a medical or public health setting advise family caregivers, counsel patients’, and help plan for patients’ needs after discharge. They may arrange for at-home services, such as meals-on-wheels or home care. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for social workers is expected to grow faster then the average for all occupations.