Social Work

The JFGH Social Work Department is committed to offering emotional and educational support services for residents, their families and those on our waiting list. The following services are available:

  • Short term, time limited counseling for family members and residents
    • Telephone or in-person support
    • One to four sessions depending on individual situation
    • Service does not replace outside professional counseling
  • Educational Speakers
    • Periodic speakers discuss topics of interest
    • Target audiences include families and the general community
  • Sibling Network
    • Education on sibling’s unique role
    • Communication support
    • Peer support program
  • Support for those on the JFGH waiting list
    • Application consultations
    • Community resources
    • Transition counseling upon admission

For more information, please contact Beth K. Shapiro, LCSW-C, at 240.283.6018 or