Natalie Moore Bembry earned her BSW and MSW from Monmouth University and is a Licensed 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. With over 15 years of experience within the field of child welfare, Bembry has held positions such as: a child welfare worker, school social worker, and finally as a child welfare trainer. As a child welfare trainer she has developed and trained many courses during her tenure. These courses include but are not limited to: Engagement and Trust Building Skills, Structured Decision-Making, Pre-Service Training, Car Seat Safety, CPR and First Aid, and Defensive Driving. Natalie also served as the primary trainer for the Department of Children and Families Office of Resource Families. She is a nationally certified Child Passenger Safety Technician and Instructor through SafeKids Worldwide, a Certified Defensive Driving Instructor through the National Safety Council, and a CPR/First Aid/AED Aid Instructor through the American Red Cross.
Bembry has taught at the BSW and MSW programs at the Monmouth University School of Social Work. In the BSW program she has taught: Social Work Practice with Communities, Field Practice in Social Work and Advanced Field Practice in Social Work. She has also served as a field instructor and mentor for senior BSW field students. In the MSW Program, Natalie taught Advanced Clinical Practice with Children, Social Welfare Policy and Services I, and Social Work Practice in Groups.
She has also taught in the BSW and MSW programs at Rutgers University School of Social Work. At the BSW level she has taught Generalist Practice I and Groups at Risk. At the MSW level, she teaches Psychopathology and Social Welfare Policy and Services I.