Faculty and Staff: Angela Gebhardt


  • BA, Concordia University, Human Psychology and Behavioral Science, 1999
  • MFS, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Forensic Science (Behavioral Emphasis), 2006
  • MSW, University of Nebraska-Omaha, Social Work, 2011

Areas of Interest

  • Child abuse and neglect—effects on children and families
  • Child welfare systemic change
  • Community education regarding child abuse and neglect
  • Permanency for children currently in the foster care system
  • Native American rights
  • Domestic violence and sexual assault—effects on children and families

Professional Activities & Community Service

  • Board Member: Family Violence Council
  • Adjunct Professor: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Social Work and Social Welfare
  • Certified Mental Health First Aid USA Instructor
  • Currently trained and available to serve as a trainer for Lancaster County Meth 360. (Trained by the partnership for a Drug Free America)
  • Volunteer: Safe Quarters Walk for the Friendship Home in Lincoln
  • Volunteer: Capital Humane Society
  • Volunteer: Lincoln Animal Ambassadors
  • Member: National Association of Social Workers
  • Member: Collaboration for Kids Committee
  • Member: Nebraska Coalition for Victims of Crime
  • Past Board Member: Neighborworks, Inc. in Lincoln, NE.
  • Past Member/Participant: Lincoln/Lancaster County Coalition for Drug Endangered Children (Coalition in process of being accepted under the Nebraska DEC)

CCFL Projects

Selected Projects/Publications

  • Gebhardt, A.R. & Woody, J. D. (2012). American Indian women and sexual assault: Challenges and new opportunities. Affilia, 27(3), 237–248. doi: 10.1177/0886109912452642.
  • Porter, L.L., Park Zink, P., Gebhardt, A. R., Ells, M. & Graef, M. I. (2012). Best outcomes for Indian children. Child Welfare, 91(3), 135-156.
Photo of Angela Gebhardt.