Caitlin Owens, MSW

Iowa's University Center for Excellence on Disabilities
Center for Disabilities and Development
100 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1011
 
Phone: 319-384-9376
Email: caitlin-owens@uiowa.edu
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Last Updated: September 14, 2015

Caitlin Owens
 

Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Olmstead Consumer Taskforce
 
Discipline(s): Public Health
 
AUCD Council Membership: Multicultural Council

Vita/Bio

Owens, Caitlin

EDUCATION:

University of Iowa, Master of Social Work - May 2014

Indiana University, Bachelor of Social Work - May 2007

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1/2015- Present Program Coordinator, Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa City, Iowa

6/2014- 12/2014 Program Specialist, UI REACH Program, Iowa City, Iowa

8/2013- 5/2014 LEND Trainee & MSW Practicum Student, Center for Disabilities

and Development, Iowa City, Iowa

8/2012- 8/2014 Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator, Shelter House, Iowa City, Iowa

8/2013- 6-2014 HVRP Retention Specialist, Shelter House, Iowa City, Iowa

1/2012- 6/2012 Behavior Specialist, W. White Educational Consulting, Franklin, New Hampshire

1/2010- 1/2012 Residential Coordinator, College Internship Program, Bloomington, Indiana

8/2007- 12/2009 Program Director, State YMCA of Northern Michigan, Central Lake, Michigan

8/2006- 8/2007 Crisis Line Coordinator, Middle Way Shelter, Bloomington, Indiana

PROJECTS AND PRESENTATIONS:

4/2013- Present Guest Lecturer, Topic: Substance Abuse & Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Class: Substance Use and Abuse (SSW 042:129)

08/2013- 05/2014 Research Assistant, Topic: Hair Toxicology Testing in Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Cases, UIHC Pediatric Child Protection Program, Iowa City, Iowa

LICENSURE:

2014- Present Licensed Master Social Worker, State of Iowa

HONORS:

2014 Director's Award, University of Iowa School of Social Work

2013 The Janice Baumback Scholarship, University of Iowa

2004 Mayor's Award for Civic Engagement, Honorable Mention & Recognition