Paula E. Rohde, MA, CPDM Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Phone: (949) 922-3913
  • Cell: 949 922 3913

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Social Work

Specialty Focus:

Social Worker Standard of Care, Child Welfare, Foster Care, Mandated Reporter, Juvenile Dependency, Placement, Warrants & Removals, Case Planning, Family Reunification, Foster Care Licensing, Group Homes, Child Abuse, Foster Homes, Shelter Care,


MA Counseling Psychology, Pepperdine University; BA, Applied Psychology, Cal. State University, Long Beach

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

I have extensive experience working in public child welfare and human resources for the County of Orange, Social Services Agency. Child Welfare areas of expertise include dependency intake and investigations, out of home placement including group home, foster home, relative and shelter care placement, foster parenting recruitment, training, licensing and relative family approval. Experience has been in both a Senior Social Worker, Senior Social Services Supervisor and leadership capacity (Program Manager I & II ). I am trained in Trauma Informed Practice & Safety Organized Practice, knowledgeable of and proficient in the Child Welfare Services/Case Management System.