Xan Boone

Xan Boone

Associate Professor - Educator

Assistant Professor

Professional Summary

Contract training and consulting mostly with the state of Ohio in their child welfare Core training series.  Train Children’s Services caseworkers on the Core knowledge required by the state.  I have also developed my own trainings that are offered to veteran Children’s Services social workers and managers.  Train foster parents on domestic violence and definitions of child abuse and neglect.  Travel around the state to work individually with caseworkers as a mentor/coach and to conduct training. 

Education

Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati 1995 (Social Work)

Bachelor's Degree: University of Cincinnati 1988 (Bachelor of Science, Politcal Science)

Positions and Work Experience

08-2014 -To Present Associate Professor Educator, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

09-2011 -08-2014 Assistant Professor Educator, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

09-2007 -08-2011 Field Service Instructor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

12-2004 -09-2007 Adjunct Instructor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

01-2007 -To Present Trainer and Consultant, Contract training and consulting mostly with the state of Ohio in their child welfare Core training series. Train Children’s Services caseworkers on the Core knowledge required by the state. I have also developed my own trainings that are offered to veteran Children’s Services social workers and managers. Train foster parents on domestic violence and definitions of child abuse and neglect. Travel around the state to work individually with caseworkers as a mentor/coach and to conduct training., Self-Employed , Cincinnati, OH

01-2007 -08-1998 Children’s Services Training Supervisor, Responsible for the training of all new Children’s Services social workers. Developed an eight- week training program and had responsibility of a new unit of caseworker every eight weeks. Responsible for evaluating employees on their performance at the completion of training. Also responsible for the training of all Children’s Services staff when new state or local rules were implemented. Provided training to community agencies on child welfare policies, procedures and laws., Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services, Cincinnati, OH

10-1994 -08-1998 Staffing Facilitator, Facilitated meetings that included social workers, community professionals, and family members to discuss out of home placement of children in unsafe situations. Responsible for ensuring all participants were able to provide feedback that allowed the Agency to make decisions that were in the best interest of children incorporating a focus on child safety and permanence., Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services, Cincinnati, OH

08-1992 -08-1993 Family Preservation Caseworker, Responsible for a caseload of families considered to be at high risk of losing their children to out of home care placement. Provided intensive, home-based services (both clinical and concrete) to reduce risk and maintain children in their homes., Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services, Cincinnati, OH

09-1990 -08-1992 Ongoing Caseworker, Responsible for a caseload of 20-25 families involved in Children’s Services. Provided ongoing services to families who were in need of preventative services to maintain their children in their homes. Provided services to children placed in foster care and to their families with reunification as the goal. Testified in court when needed. , Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services, Cincinnati, OH

01-1989 -09-1990 Dependency Investigator, Conducted assessments for the court on families who were requesting custody of a child for any reason. Testified in court to the best interest recommendation for the child., Lucas County Juvenile Court, Toledo, OH

Research Support

Grant: #H325K190069 Investigators:Becker, Lesley; Boone, Xan; Kennedy, Kelly; Redle, Erin 11-01-2019 -10-31-2024 Department of Education Preparing Early Intervention Providers for the Opioid Epidemic (PEPOpE) Role:Collaborator $249,198.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #G-2021-06-0241 / 1901OHFOST Investigators:Boone, Xan; McMahon, Amy 07-01-2019 -06-30-2021 Administration for Children and Families Ohio Department of Job & Family Services Agreement - July 2019 - June 2021 Role:Collaborator $131,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Investigators:Xan Boone, M.S.W. & Shauna P. Acquavita, PhD, MSW 2013 -2014 NIOSH ERC Pilot Research Project Training Program Role:co-investigator $6,992 Type:Grant

Grant: #C-2021-06-0828 Investigators:Boone, Xan; Green, Erinn; Holloway, Stacie; Howe, Steven 12-04-2020 -06-30-2026 Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services Statewide Coordination of the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program (OCWTP) Role:Collaborator $5,249,563.00 Awarded Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #G-2223-06-0077 / 2001OHSOSR Investigators:Boone, Xan; Roma, Anne; Van Loon, Ruth Anne 07-01-2021 -06-30-2023 Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services Ohio Department of Job & Family Services Agreement - July 2021 - June 2023 Role:Collaborator 136500.00 Hold Level:Ohio, State of

Publications

Other Publications

Ohio Child Welfare Training Program and the Institute for Human services (2010. ) Write it Right .

(2011. ) The CAPMIS toolkit .

(2015. ) Caseworker Core Module 5: Gathering Facts in Family-Centered Child Protective Services .

Technical Reports

Howe, S.R., Boone, X. & Shields, R. (2016. ) Survey of National Experts in Children’s Protective Services. Prepared for the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services .

Presentations

Colloquium

Boone, X (06-2018). Building Better Community Relationships to Bolster Mandated Reporting . American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Annual Colloquium, New Orleans, LA.

Boone, X (06-2018). Children Living in Terror: A look at Childhood Behaviors to better Assess Domestic Violence . American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Annual Colloquium, New Orleans, LA.

Boone, X (06-2013). The Assessment of Child Abuse, Neglect and Domestic Violence . American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Annual Colloquium, Las Vegas, NV.

Boone, X (06-2010). The Assessment of Child Abuse, Neglect and Domestic Violence . American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Annual Colloquium, New Orleans, LA.

Lecture

Boone, X (06-2018. ) Home Visitation Safety .Hamilton, OH .

Boone, X (05-2018. ) Home Visitation Safety .Hamilton, OH.

Boone, X., Helm, L., Long, P., Lynch, K., Pritchard, T., Thomas, B (09-2017. ) How to Build a Workforce of Everyday Heroes through UPP Field Placements .Columbus, OH .

Boone, X (02-2017. ) Personal Safety .Mason, OH.

Boone, X (02-2017. ) Personal Safety .Dayton, OH.

Boone, X, Engelhard C, Ryan M, McCormick K (2016. ) 2016 Midwest Global Health Conference .Lexington, KY.

Paper Presentations

Acquavita, S., Harley, D., & Boone, X. (07-2019. ) Health and mental health through the lifespan: Working with children in health and mental health .University of York, York, United Kingdom.

Acquavita, S. P. & Boone, X (01-2016. ) Term Adjunct Faculty: How Departments can contribute to their Success .Cincinnati, OH.

Honors and Awards

05-2010 -05-2010 Trainer of the year, Rising Star Award Ohio Child Welfare Training Program

11-2011 -11-2011 Inducted into Order of Omega Honorary Society Omega Honorary Society

08-2014 -08-2014 Excellence in Service Award University of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Science

03-2015 -03-2015 Linda Pope Award Lifetime achievement award child welfare training for the state of Ohio

08-2016 -08-2016 Excellence in Teaching Award University of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Science

03-2017 -03-2017 Provost Award for Faculty Excellence University of Cincinnati

04-2019 -04-2019 Academy of Fellows for Teaching and Learning Election Academy of Fellows for Teaching and Learning

2020 University Barbour Award for Excellence in Faculty-Student Relations, nominee

Professional Affiliation

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children ,

Counsel on Social Work Education,

National Association of Social Workers,

Order of Omega,

Phi Alpha Honor Society,

Courses Taught

35-SW-554 CHILD WELFARE I

35-SW-711 HBSE II IND

35-SW-509 DOCUMENTATION

35-SW-712 HBSE III FAMILIES

35-SW-555 CHILD WELFARE II

35-SW-741 SW PRAC IND & FAMI

35-SW-851 ASSESSMENT CH/FAM

35-SW-558 CHILD WELFARE III

35-SW-742 SW PRAC IND & FAMII

35-SW-852 INTERV CHILD & ADOL

35-SW-589 CRISIS INTERVENTION

35-SW-850 CH/FAM PROG/POLICY

35-SW-514 PERSONAL SAFETY

35-SW-150 INTRO SOCIAL WORK

35-SW-700 BRIEF TREATMENT

35-SW-880 FIELD SEMINAR

35-SW-595 SPEC TOPICS SOC WK

Contact Information

College of Allied Health Sciences
3225 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-556-2644
xan.boone@uc.edu