Amy Roberts

Practicing Social Work Since 1999

Masters of Social Work, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Clinical Social Worker for Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute

Amy Roberts is currently employed as a licensed clinical social worker at Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute. Amy has professional experience in the field of oncology social work for over 10 years. She started her career working as an oncology social worker with Shands Hospital at the University of Florida. Past work experience also includes the first American Cancer Society Patient Navigator position in the Carolina’s. Amy’s work includes meeting with people facing cancer and their families to provide routine support and counseling. She runs support groups and networks with community agencies to ensure that people facing cancer have access to the resources and support needed.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, AND LICENSURE

Licensed Clinical Social Worker 2003 to Present

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

  • Master of Social Work, MSW, August 1999

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

  • Bachelor of Science in Social Work, BSW, Fall 1998

University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL

  • Attended 1994-1995, Transferred

EXPERIENCE

Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker& Patient Navigator, June 2011 – Present

Hospice of Marion County

  • Bereavement Facilitator, Nov 2009 – Aug 2010

American Cancer Society South Atlantic Division/Mission Hospital

  • Patient Resource Navigator, Mar. 2007 – June 2009

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Member of Florida Society of Oncology Social Workers 2000-2001, 2011-2013
  • Co-wrote and secured ACS grant for MSW intern twice, 2000 and 2001
  • National Association of Social Workers 1999-2000, 2007-2013
  • 1st Cancer Ambassador for Cancer Alliance of Marion County – 2013
  • United Way of Marion County Allocations Committee 2014
  • Vice President on Volunteer Leadership Board with American Cancer Society – 2016
  • Board Member of local American Cancer Society Marion County Unit – 2011 – 2017
  • Chair of Cancer Alliance of Marion County 2016 –  present
  • Co-Authored Chapter Navigators Helping During the Cancer Journey Contemporary Issues in Lung Cancer: A Nursing Perspective: Second Edition. p257 Marilyn Haas Copy write 2010
  • Member of AOSW 2011 – 2017
  • Member of Florida Society of Oncology Social Workers 2000-2007, 2011-2018
  • FSOSW Board Member, Membership Chair Position 2014-2016
  • Oncology Social Worker of The Year Award, 2016
  • Certification in Children’s CLIMB Program 2016
  • Certification in Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, 2018