Faculty and Staff: Paulette Sombke


  • B.S.W., Social Work, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1985)

Areas of Interest

  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Professional Foster Parenting
  • Wraparound services in the small community

Professional Activities & Community Service

  • Forensic Interviewer for the Central Nebraska Child Advocacy Center in Grand Island.
  • Assist with different parish activities for Saints Peters and Paul church in Saint Paul, Nebraska.
  • Provide emotional support families within the Grand Island/Saint Paul area.
  • Help with school activities at Trinity Lutheran School and Saint Paul Schools where her children attend.

CCFL Projects

  • Working with Health and Human Services Staff in the provision of brush up training for workers.
  • Provide training for new workers within Health and Human Services on an individual basis and establishing field learning experience in the Central Service area.
  • Help new workers within Health and Human Services by providing emotional and education support.
Photo of Paulette Sombke.