Jamie Bazemore, MSW

Senior Consultant


Meet Jamie

Jamie Bazemore has worked in the field of child welfare for over 18 years. She is a social worker and received her BSW from Appalachian State University and her MSW from UNC-Chapel Hill. Jamie began her career in child welfare at Chatham County Department of Social Services, where she worked in adoptions, foster home licensing, and placement. Her roles ranged from direct practice with children and families to supervision of direct practice staff and county level programming. After many wonderful years serving the Chatham County community, Jamie moved to the NC Division of Social Services at the NC Department of Health and Human Services to focus on state level program development and administration. From 2013 to 2018, Jamie served as the Program Manager for Adoption Services at the NC Division of Social Services, at the NC Department of Health and Human Services. During that time, she also had the privilege of overseeing the Licensing and Regulatory Section for 14 months.

Jamie is a passionate trainer and presenter with a true love for facilitating training that engages and motivates participants. Jamie is also an experienced project manager and is working to earn her Project Management Professional certification. In addition to her role as a Senior Consultant at CCR Consulting, Jamies also serves as a contract adoption paralegal for two law firms in central NC. Through this role, she works with and maintains professional connections to attorneys, child placing agencies, and Clerks of Superior Court. Most importantly, she is able to continue her work with adoptive families to prepare adoption filings and ensure permanency through adoption for children and adults in North Carolina.

Jamie’s areas of expertise include data driven diligent recruitment and retention of resource families, licensure of resource families, child specific recruitment, permanency planning, post permanency support services, adoption programs, and legal adoption requirements. Jamie’s experience managing different levels of county and state programs provide her a unique insight into the policy, programmatic, and evaluation elements of child welfare programs, the populations served, and their interactions with associated systems ranging from physical and behavioral healthcare to mental health, juvenile justice, and education.

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Over 400 years of combined experience in the state government and health and human services arena.