Caitlin Owens, MSW

Iowa's University Center for Excellence in Disabilities
Center for Disabilities and Development
100 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1011
Phone: 319-356-7023
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: June 03, 2021

Caitlin Owens

Leadership: Associate UCEDD Director
Leadership Administrative Staff: Iowa UCEDD Operations Manager
Discipline Coordinators: Social Work
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: EPSDT
Learning Management System
Discipline(s): Social Work
AUCD Council Membership: Multicultural Council
Council on Research and Evaluation


Owens, Caitlin


University of Iowa, Master of Social Work - May 2014

Indiana University, Bachelor of Social Work - May 2007


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


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


2014- Present Licensed Master Social Worker, State of Iowa


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