Faculty and Staff: Bob Hock

Personal Information

Bob is married to his wife, Sarah. He has two wonderful children; Addie and Brayden. He loves to spend time with his family, and if he is not with them, he is either running, playing softball, hockey, or golfing.


  • B.S., Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska at Kearney

Areas of Interest

  • Child abuse and neglect and its effects on families
  • Community education of child abuse and neglect
  • Field training for Protection and Safety Workers
  • Permanency for children in the Health and Human Services System
  • Collaboration with community professionals
  • Juvenile offenders and community safety

Professional Activities & Community Service

  • Children and Family Services Specialist, Initial Assessment in the Kearney DHHS office.
  • Forensic Interview trained for the local CAC, Family Advocacy Network in Kearney
  • Youth Rehabilitation and Treament Center, Kearney, NE
  • Service Coordinator Trainer
  • Quality and Compliance Director for a Group Home and Residential Treatment Facility

CCFL Projects

  • Assist new Protection and Safety Workers with field learning opportunities in the Central Service Area
  • Provide assistance with classroom training for Protection and Safety Workers hired in the Central Service Area
  • Provide ongoing support and training to Protection and Safety Workers once they complete training and are in the field full-time
  • Assist with Curriculum Development for Protection and Safety training
Photo of Bob Hock.