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Nijetta B.

513 Jeffery Ave Apt 20
Calumet City IL, 60409
(773) 430-7310
Objective To obtain a position utilizing the knowledge and skill learned to work with elderly adults.

B.A in Human Services (December 2011)
Millikin University, Decatur, IL

Career Related Experience

Capstone Internship Decatur Illinois
The Department of Children and Family Services (December 2011)
Participate in staff meetings
Participate in quarterly staffing at Group Homes
Went on Home visits for environmental and medical neglect etc.
Went to court for juvenile hearing and shelter care
Observed a interview at the Child Advocacy Center
Witnessed a child being taken into Protective Custody
Participated in initiating Safety Plans for families

Employment History

Child Welfare Specialist Jewish Child & Family Services Chicago, IL Aug15-Present
Responsibilities include
Maintain a foster care caseload
Facilitate Child & Family Team Meetings
Develop Court Reports/Service Plans
Ensuring child needs are met
Foster parents home visits/natural parent visits
Attend Administrative Case Review

Teen Mom Foster Care Caseworker ChildServ Chicago, IL Jun15-Aug15

Responsibilities include
Assist teen moms with finding community resources for themselves and their children
Building relationships with teen moms so they become accustomed to listening and
learning, supporting and helping themselves, their peers and their children.
Working directly with teen moms and foster parents to ensure that new skills are
effectively integrated into the teen moms daily lives.
Helping teen moms find housing and employment
Attend CIPP and DCIPP to prepare teen moms for emancipation
Child Welfare Specialist Illinois MENTOR Matteson, IL Jan15-May15
Responsibilities include:
Working with medically fragile children in foster care
Foster home visits/parent visits
Ensuring the childs needs are met
Working with natural parents toward reunification
Develop Service plans/Court reports

Foster Care Case Manager Webster-Cantrell Hall Decatur, IL Jan12-Jan15

Responsibilities include:
Maintain caseload Attend Juvenile court hearings
Prepare court reports Facilitate family meetings
Refer families to necessary services Develop service plan for families

Millikin University Information Center Decatur, IL Nov07-Dec11

Responsibilities included:
Arrange tables, chairs, and risers for scheduled events in Richards Treat University
Answering the UIC Desk phone and providing needed general assistance to all university
students, staff, faculty, and off campus clients.
Alphabet Campus Childcare Center Homewood, IL May10-Aug10
Responsibilities included:
Worked with toddlers ages 1-2
Prepared snack and lunch for toddlers
Put toddlers to sleep for nap
Assist during learning and play time

Volunteer Experience
Poverty Simulation Millikin University (Spring 2011)
Oasis Homeless Day Center (Spring 2010)
Salvation Army (Spring 2009)
Millikin University Camp CEO (Summer 2009)
Good Samaritans Inn (Spring 2008)

Licensure and Certification

Child Welfare Specialist License 3/13/12
Placement/Permanency exams completed( 2012)
CQI Board member
Nijetta B. Hill
11173 S. Esmond St.
Chicago IL, 60643


Deanna Willis
Foster Care Supervisor
Webster-Cantrell Hall
1942 E. Cantrell St.
Decatur IL, 62521
217-423-6961 ext.201

Maurice Washington
Chief Operating Officer
Webster-Cantrell Hall
1942 E. Cantrell St.
Decatur IL, 62521
217-423-6961 ext. 139

Eddie Carl
Child Protection Specialist
The Department of Children and Family Services
Harvey Illinois
(708) 210-3069

Dr. Jodi Hood

Principal McDowell School
1419 E. 89th St.
Chicago IL, 60619
(773) 535-6404

Lori Littleton
Public Service Administrator
The Department of Children and Family Services
406 E. Monroe St
Springfield, IL
(773) 386-4310

Latrece Banks
Foster Care Supervisor
(773) 818-6728