Kathy Hulse, MSW
Social Worker/Outpatient Counselor, Craig Hospital, Colorado
Kathy Hulse, LCSW, CCM, is a Clinical Care Management Outpatient Social Worker at Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colorado for the last 27 years. She works as a member of an interdisciplinary outpatient team providing psychosocial assessments to persons with SCI and their families as well as case management services. She served on the Steering Committee to design the Medicaid Buy-In Program for Working Adults with Disabilities for the State of Colorado.
Hulse’s video interview answers basic questions about the role of a social worker after a spinal cord injury. She explains how she guides patients and family members through the process of finding proper caregivers to work with people after they come home. She helps families find good government programs through Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Medicaid, and continuing rehabilitation programs after hospital discharge.