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Natalie Bennett
Professional Summary

Reliable Social Worker with Masters in Social Work and an extensive background in Adult Protective Services. Caring and Sincere with over 28 years of experience in providing services to families and seniors in the County of Los Angeles  in their homes, in offices and in the hospital setting.

  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Service Orientation
  • Persuasion
Clinical Social Worker 11/2008 to Present
Los Angeles County, Department of Health Services Los Angeles, CA
Perform psychosocial assessments on patients
Interview and evaluates patients to assess for Elder Abuse and/or neglect.
Develop and Implement treatment plan to offer to patient and family.
Utilize community resources and make appropriate referrals.
Prepare case presentations for other clinical staff.
Participate in multi-disciplinary team conferences to formulate overall patient care.
Address psychosocial aspect of patient's response to illness that may impact compliance.
Compiles daily statistical reports.
Attend medical rounds in Intensive Care Unit to address issues.
  • Interview clients, review records, conduct assessments, or confer with other professionals to evaluate the mental or physical condition of clients or patients.
  • Collaborate with counselors, physicians, or nurses to plan or coordinate treatment, drawing on social work experience and patient needs.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress with respect to treatment goals.
  • Counsel or aid family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, or supporting the client or patient.
  • Increase social work knowledge by reviewing current literature, conducting social research, or attending seminars, training workshops, or classes.
Social Services Superivisor 'Central Intake Unit' 09/2003 to 11/2008
Los Angeles County Department of Community and Senior Services 'Adult Protective Services' Los Angeles, CA
Provide direction and counsel to five social workers.
Instructs/trains social workers on procedures and policies
Promotes positve and professional working relationship with Law Enforcement, Financial Institutions, Adult Day Programs, Ombudsmans and the public to assist with reports and investigations.
  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees.
  • Create performance evaluations and present to staff annually.
Social Worker Intern 09/2004 to 06/2005
Professional Non-paid Experience: Internship: Kaiser Permanente Hospital Bellflower, CA
  • Interview clients individually, in families, or in groups, assessing their situations, capabilities, and problems, to determine what services are required to meet their needs.
  • Maintain case history records and prepare reports.
  • Advocate for clients or patients to resolve crises.
  • Counseling sessions with high-risk pregnancy patients
  • Assessment after delivery for depression
  • Assessment at well-baby check-up for signs of stress
  • Psychosocial assessment in emergency room
  • Counseling for new diagnosis and coping
  • Meeting with family members to discuss care and coping
  • Assist in group for kidney patient support group
  • Attend multidisciplinary meeting, stroke meeting, and discharge meeting
Counselor 09/2003 to 06/2004
Professional Non-paid Experience: Internship: Los Angeles Center for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Santa Fe Springs, CA
  • Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
  • Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
  • Collect information about clients through interviews, observation, or tests.
  • Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
  • Guide clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
  • Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports.
  • Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments or develop treatment plans.
  • Refer patients, clients, or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary.
  • Discuss with individual patients their plans for life after leaving therapy.
  • Supervise drug testing (females)
Social Services Supervisor "Civic Center Homeless Project" 01/1998 to 09/2003
Los Angeles County Department of Community and Senior Services 'Adult Protective Services' Los Angeles, CA
Provide direct supervision to ten social workers and two clerks.
Review case records to ensure complete, appropriate and timely delivery of services.
Identify and maintain resource material appropriate for homeless population and their issues.
Evaluate clients requesting general relief and referring them for need special assistance due to mental condition.
Interface with eligibilty staff, DCFS and families when minors are involved.
Social Worker 'Field Operations' 09/1989 to 01/1998
Los Angeles County Department of Community and Senior Services 'Adult Protective Services' Los Angeles, CA

Conducts Investigations alleging abuse toward elderly or dependent adults.
Work with hospitals, law enforcement, and various other community agencies as client advocate.
Attend required trainings to further professional development.

Interview clients in their homes, hospitals, or other locations where the senior believed safe to discuss possible elder abuse or neglect.

Assist Licensing agency with closing of residential facility as needed assisting clients with relocation.

Contact residential facilities for possible placement of clients.

Conduct family meetings as needed to assist clients.

Social Worker 'Civic Center' 03/1988 to 09/1989
County of Los Angeles Department of Community and Senior Services 'Adult Protective Services' Los Angeles, CA
Interview Homeless clients requesting assistance obtaining clothing, food and shelter.
Assess client for possible Mental Illness
Assist clients applying for SSI by transporting to appointments and completing paperwork.
Master of Arts: Social Work Jun 2006 California State University Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology/minor Sociology Jun 1984 California State University, Dominguez Hills - Carson, CA
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Previous Companies:

  • Los Angeles County
  • Department of Health Services
  • Los Angeles County Department of Community and Senior Services Adult Protective Services

Previous Job Positions:

  • Clinical Social Worker
  • Social Services Superivisor Central Intake Unit
  • Social Worker Intern
  • Counselor
  • Social Services Supervisor Civic Center Homeless Project


  • California State University Los Angeles
  • California State University, Dominguez Hills

Level of Education:

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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