Clinical Social Work

Patient Care

Clinical social workers at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine are skilled in assessing, diagnosing and treating problems, disorders and conditions that interfere with the mental, behavioral and emotional well-being of patients.

We are dedicated to providing the best possible individualized care and improving one's overall quality of life. The School of Medicine is home to Amy Ellwood, MSW, LCSW, BCD—specializing in clinical social work. Based in Las Vegas, Ellwood has served on many community boards and committees including the State of Nevada Board of Social Work Examiners, the University of Michigan School of Social Work Board of Governors, the American Association of Social Work Boards Task Force on Clinical Supervision, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Excessive Use of Force Board and Southern Nevada Domestic Violence Task Force in Las Vegas. In addition, she has the following board certifications:

  • Clinical Social Work
  • AASECT Certified Sex Therapist
  • Certified Balint Leader
  • Individual and Family Therapy

We pride ourselves in providing ethical and compassionate social workers who are committed to improving lives in our communities. School of Medicine social workers are non-judgmental and are here to diagnose mental, behavioral and emotional problems and work with you and your families to development effective treatment plans.

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Please contact our family medicine center in Las Vegas for more information or to make an appointment.