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Social work

Delray Beach, Florida, United States
August 28, 2018

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Emily Ehlers

**** ******* *****, ****** ***** 561-***-****


I have a Master’s degree in Social Work. I have experience working with children with a range of needs including learning disabilities and mental health difficulties; variety of settings including educational, foster and children ability centers. I am able to form trusting relationships with clients and advocate for their best interests.


Excellent communication skills and the ability to actively listen Organized and pro-active Assessment writing skills

Positive attitude towards work and learning Able to work successfully and confidently in both a team and independently Able to prioritize workload and meet deadlines


Barry University, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, MSW Social Work Advanced Standing 2015 - 3.875 GPA

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, BSW Social Work 2015 - 3.5 GPA


Child Advocate (Case management) ChildNet October 2017- Present

“To protect abused, abandoned and neglected children in the communities we serve”.

Assist in Family Team Meetings (FTM) and staffing’s accordingly (ex: 30- day, permanency, reunification and termination of supervision, etc.).

Conduct home visits accordingly, document with a note and photo of child in the file every month.

Assists in gathering further information about the children and family concerning the case such as medical, dental, medication, social security, background checks, etc., for the file.

Contacting the appropriate provider agencies to look for an appropriate match for children in care and parents.

Crafting an initial plan for the child and families; explains or reinforces why children came into care.

Conduct home studies, and making recommendations on the potential kinship placement.

Assembling, organizing and providing information on the children in care to the proper departments of ChildNet.

Recognizing, respecting and responding to the unique, culturally-defined needs of others served.

File court documents in a timely manner; attend court hearings and testify when needed.

Complete an assessment about the history on the family and children.

Create a case plan for the parents court ordered tasks and send referrals to providers.

Social Work Intern JAFCO Jun 2015 - Nov 2015

Jewish Adoption & Foster Care Options

Non-profit organization to care for abused and neglected children and with developmental disabilities

Conducted observations of children in an emergency shelter

Assisted the clinical team by co-facilitating support groups and documenting progress notes

Organized programs and events for children with developmental disabilities

Maintained confidential client files and case notes

Gained an understanding of learning disabilities and mental health in children

Social Work Intern FFCDC Jan 2015 - April 2015

Florence Fuller Child Development Center

Educational day care for low income families

Assisted with classroom activities and observed a key child

Organized assessments with a key child’s parents in order to create and maintain their portfolio

Assisted with taking hemoglobin, blood pressure and height measurements

Researched substance abuse and adapted the information to be suitable for children and adults. Taught both parents and children about substance abuse through presentations

Social Worker Assistant BHNCC May 2014 - Sep 2014

Broward Health North Cancer Center

Oncology department in Broward Hospital

Voluntary work alongside the medical oncology social worker

Maintained patient files, shadowed patient visits, and gained knowledge of a social workers role in a hospital setting

Pharmacy Technician CVS Health Feb 2012- July 2016

Properly filled and dispensed prescriptions

Worked to resolve insurance rejections and other billing issues

Effectively prioritized tasks and organized workflow to increase efficiency

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