Laurel Pennick, LCSW, MSSW, BA

Clinical Social Worker at the Arizona Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center
Phone Number: 
(520) 626-7494
(520) 626-7077

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Professional Bio: 

Ms. Pennick received her BA in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL. She received her Masters degree in Social Work at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  Ms. Pennick has been a licensed social worker for over 20 years and a qualified social work supervisor for seven years. She specializes in medical social work with experience in critical and emergency care, geriatrics, hospice, hemophilia and bleeding disorders. She has been with the Arizona Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center for the past 10 years.

Ms. Pennick provides psychosocial assessment and counseling, supportive services, programming, education, community outreach and referral services to people in the bleeding disorders community in an in-patient and out-patient settings. She is strongly involved in the bleeding disorder community through her volunteer efforts in children and family camps, women’s retreats, specialty conferences, and educational and scholarship workshops. She has also been involved in several research studies addressing the Incidence of depression among the hemophilia population and the roles and duties of a social worker in a hemophilia treatment center.

Ms. Pennick is the recipient of the 2012 National Hemophilia Foundation Social Worker of the Year.

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Professional Affiliations: 
National Hemophilia Foundation Social Work Working Group-Chair
National Hemophilia Foundation Medical Advisory Board MASAC
National Hemophilia Foundation Insurance Education Committee
National Hemophilia Foundation Collaborations in Care Advisory Committee
National Hemophilia foundation Joint Health Advisory Committee
ATHN Transitions in Care Committee
Cascade Foundation of Southern Arizona
Arizona Hemophilia Association