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Natalie Bembry

Assistant Professor of Teaching and Director of Student Affairs

MSW, Monmouth University, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, MA, University of Phoenix, Ed.D, Rowan University

Dr. Moore-Bembry’s research interests are cultural humility and cultural awareness of social work educators and students.

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Dr. Moore-Bembry earned her doctorate of education from Rowan University.  She has a BSW and MSW from Monmouth University. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified School Social Worker in the state of New Jersey. She has a wide range of experience in the field of Social Work, including working with the Mentally Ill Chemically Addicted (MICA), the developmentally disabled, and Child Welfare. She is a nationally certified Child Passenger Safety Technician and Instructor through SafeKids Worldwide and a CPR/First Aid/AED Instructor through the American Red Cross. 

Dr. Moore-Bembry is passionate about educating social workers.  She has taught at the undergraduate and/or graduate level at the following institutions:  Monmouth University, St. Joseph’s College, and Delaware State University. She has taught across generalist and specialized curriculums, she has taught Social Work Practice with Communities; Field Practice in Social Work and Advanced Field Practice in Social Work; Advanced Clinical Practice with Children; Social Welfare Policy and Services I; Social Work Practice in Groups; Administration, Management, and Supervision in Social Work; and Human Behavior and Social Environment. She also serves as an online course developer for institutions.  

Her scholarly and dissemination work is focused on cultural humility, micro-aggressions, racial trauma, eliminating racial discrimination, and related DEI issues.  She is a very active presenter in local, state and national venues, and has been asked to provide training and technical assistance to many organizations, including RUSSW and other Rutgers schools and divisions.

Courses Taught: 

Diversity and Oppression
Generalist Practice I
Groups at Risk
Clinical Assessment & Diagnosis (FKA Psychopathology
Social Work Practice I
Social Welfare Policy and Services I.

Selected Recent Publications: 

Moore-Bembry, N. (2021). To thine own self be true: A social work educator’s response to racial trauma. NJFocus, 31.2, 15-16.

Moore-Bembry, N.(2021). International day for the elimination of racial discrimination Q&A with Dr. Natalie Moore-Bembry.

Moore-Bembry, N.(2020). How teaching instructor Natalie Moore-Bembry is coping during COVID-19.

Moore-Bembry, N.(2020). Cultural humility: A life long journey. Reflections, 26(2), 4-12.

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