FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
Is counseling right for me?
Counseling is for anyone and everyone. Many of us understand the value of good physical health, but we often neglect our most powerful organ, the brain. Ever heard the saying, "Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right!" Well, this is true. The way you think affects everything you do. Your body can not complete any purposeful task without your mind thinking it first. With that said, a healthy mind is just as (if not more) important than a healthy body. Ideally, we want to have both (a healthy mind and body), so we can achieve a long quality life.
What are the benefits of counseling?
The benefits of counseling are plentiful. However, the type of benefits depends on the individual, their needs, and/or their environment. The goal of counseling could be to help you reach your highs or get through lows. Or, it could be to discover strengths and talents you haven't already tapped into. Here are a few common benefits of counseling (Source: www.hccv.edu, Professional and Psychological Counseling: Potential Benefits of Counseling)
What are the benefits of contract Social Work?
Why does Social Work reign superior in the provision of social services?
Social Work is the founding profession for the provision of social services. Since its professional start in 1898, the social work profession has continued to enrich communities through the development of private and public organizations that service those in need. For over 100 years, social workers have continued to perfect the art of providing social services through the application of both research and evidence based practice interventions. Additionally, social workers have one of the most intense graduate studies program of all counseling professionals. This training equips students with the tools be successful clinicians as well as community leaders. Social Work graduate studies prepare graduates to utilize skills across traditional career settings. Social workers currently hold some of the most prominent positions in communities. They provide leadership in political, legal, educational, medical, small business, and corporate level strategizing. Social Work remains one of the most versatile professions in today's career market.
How are services provided?
Methods of service provision include assessment, treatment planning, implementation and evaluation, case management, mediation, counseling, supportive counseling, direct practice, information and referral, supervision, consultation, education, research, advocacy, community organization and developing, implementing and administering policies, programs and activities.
What are some common school-based referrals?
What are some common community agency referrals (i.e. hospitals and home health agencies)?
Where are services provided?
Services are provided at the clinicians home- based office, referring school, student/patient/family’s home, and/or community agency where assistance is needed.
Who do I contact to get started? How can I access care? What if I have more questions?
You may contact the Lead Clinician for SSWS, Andrias Lowe, LCSW, at 832-804-1151 or by utilizing the messaging option located under the Cobtact Us tab. You may also contact us by email directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Superior Social Work Services
Phone: (832) 804-1151