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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Full Time Faculty

Elizabeth HodgesElizabeth L. Hodges, LISW-CP
Assistant Professor
Psychiatry Hospitalist Division

843-792-5519 phone
843-792-0113 fax

Biographical Sketch
Betsey has worked as a clinical social worker on inpatient units in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences since 1979, providing a patient and family centered perspective in the treatment of severe psychiatric illness.  From 1992-2001 she was involved in the development of an Eating Disorders Program at MUSC and provided individual, group, and family therapy to  the inpatient, Partial Hospitalization and outpatient parts of the program, as well as  supervision of students and residents. She served as Assistant Clinical Director of the program from 1997-2001.  She has published in the area of eating disorders and has spoken on the topic to academic and lay groups, on a local and national level.  As a member of the MUSC Forensics Program from 2001-2012, she served as Second Examiner in Competency to Stand Trial evaluations.  She has precepted graduate level social work students, first year medical students, and provides ongoing clinical teaching to medical students and residents on the inpatient service.  She is an active committee member of the MUSC annual social work conference.
Clinical and/or Research Expertise
chronic mental illness, family psychoeducation, community outreach for the underserved, eating disorders across the lifespan, media literacy, forensic psychiatry, student and resident teaching

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