Specialty Care Social Work Supervisor / Assessment and Referral Clinician
Minneapolis VA / Allina Health
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Carissa Morris, MA, MSW, LICSW is a social work supervisor for surgical/specialty care services at the Minneapolis VA, as well as a mental health clinician in the ERs at Allina Health. She earned her MA and MSW degress at University of St. Thomas and St. Catherine University after completing dual master's program in Holistic Health and Social Work in 2012. In addition to this, she completed certificate in parent coaching at Seattle Pacific University. She is passionate about providing excellent healthcare service to patients and their families who in the hospital setting. For several years, she has simultaneously held positions in both acute medical/rehab and mental healthcare due to her appreciation of both physical and mental health. She is passionate about exploring the connection between mind and body, and believes that a comprehensive psychosocial assessment is the backbone of a patient's care and treatment; having significant effects on patient and family experience of illness/disease, as well as health outcomes. Each patient experience strengthens her compassion, fortitude and dedication to health and healing. Her mission is continued to utilize her education, experiences and best practices to support the health and wellbeing of the patients and families she serves.
Sunday, September 26, 2021
3:35 PM – 4:50 PM ET