Amy Cressman, MSW

Amy Cressman, MSW

Amy Cressman, MSW, is a Social Worker for International Patient Services at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Background

Amy is a licensed social worker with fifteen years’ experience working with children and families. Prior to medical social work, her experience included behavioral health, child protection and adoptions. Joining CHOP in 2013, Amy worked in primary care at CHOP’s Karabots Pediatric Care Center until becoming a part of the International Medicine team in 2016. 

As a social worker dedicated to international patients, Amy’s responsibilities include completing psychosocial assessments for families arriving to CHOP from around the world. Amy works to identify the strengths and needs of each family, and provides support for families during their stay. She can assist with any concerns that may arise in the community or hospital, and can connect families with needed resources. Amy is committed to helping families have the best possible experience while at CHOP, and hopes to alleviate stress many may feel in seeking care so far away from home. 

Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BA – Psychology – Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MSW – Social Work, Concentration in Health & Mental Health, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Social Worker, International Medicine

Departments and Services