Pediatric Social Worker
Ms. Huss-Marvin joined Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics in 2010. Her prior experience included community-based service coordination and case management. She has years of experience in working with both children and adults with developmental disabilities.
She works with families in many of our different programs and serves as a member of the Institute for Innovative Transition, providing information and resources to teens, young adults, and their families as they are transitioning to adulthood. She is also active with the URMC Department of Social Work, participating in the Social Work Student Intern Committee.
Roles and Responsibilities
Interacts with families both in clinic and through telephone calls
Talks with families at the time of referral, reviews their needs and concerns, and determines if the Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics programs are best suited to meet child and family needs
Suggests additional community resources or supports for families and advocates for their needs
Supports families in applying for needed services and facilitates community connections
Patient Care Profile
Ms. Huss-Marvin’s approach to care is to help children and young adults become as independent as possible. She notes that when youth are empowered to make choices and be as independent as possible, they become more self-sufficient as adults.