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Mental Health Social

Delray Beach, FL
March 11, 2019

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Phyllis Friedman

Delray Beach, FL


Motivated and experienced social worker anxious to make a difference. I have been mentoring for 3 years. I have raised 3 children, and have degree in social work from Rutgers U. I would like to make a difference.

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Social Worker/activity liaison

Cantor senior center


Social Worker/Counselor

First social worker to be hired at center. Provided Individual and group counseling, in home assessment of

members, community referrals, networking with families and appropriate agencies. Clinical assessment, case management, therapeutic interventions, initiated social groups for single seniors

(5 members-105 members) initiated activities outside center, trips to museums, lunch at local restaurants,

shows, etc.

I speak and understand yiddish



Miami Jewish Home and Hospital - Miami, FL -

Facilitated team meetings for weekly evaluations, staff building, and revamped department to establish policy

procedures, Administrative support and clinical assessment for appropriate levels of care. Worked closely with clients and their caregivers.

WILLINGBORO HIGH SCHOOL - Willingboro, NJ -Social worker Inner city high school

Diverse populations, crisis counseling,

advocacy, parent-teacher intervention

Geriatric Care Consultant

Self Employed -

Delray beach, FL

Ongoing case management, coordination of clients services in home, discharge planning, as appropriately

needed Follow up with families and professionals in decision-making process, ongoing support system Head Start Program

Philadelphia, Pa.

Lead teacher in the Head Start program in its early years. I was in charge of 22 children with an aide it was a full day program including lunch activities field trips,communication, socialization, this was an inner-city School of low-income families.Part of my job was communicating w parents when a problem arose. Family intervention was handled with conferences and role playing. I enjoyed learning about family dynamics through conferencing Education

BA in Social work

Rutgers university - Camden, NJ

February 1977 to May 1980

Associates of Arts in Early Childhood

Harcum College - Bryn Mawr, PA

Bachelor of Arts in Social Work

Rutgers University - Camden, NJ


Mental Health, Type, Social Work, Mentoring children 3 years Certifications/Licenses

National Career Readiness Certificate

Additional Information

Volunteer Positions

Santaluce High School-mentor Take Stock in Children Park Ridge elementary-Reading mentor

Broward County Center for Special Needs-teacher aide Guardian Ad Litem-Tampa,Fl

Dept Elder & Veteran Affairs- Board Member

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