Projects & Outreach
CCFL Faculty and Staff participate in many projects aimed at improving the well-being of children and families. These projects are primarily in the areas of child welfare, juvenile justice, and children's involvement with the legal system. You can link to project descriptions by entering the pages below.
- Children Exposed to Methamphetamine Labs (CHEM-L)
- Community Change and Response to Social Problems
- Court Improvement Project
- Community Service Initiative (CSI)
- Community Services Implementation Project (C-SIP)
- Lincoln and Lancaster County Community Services Management Information System (CS-MIS)
- Early Childhood Research and Evaluation Projects
- Midwest Child Care Research Consortium
- Midwest Child Welfare Implementation Center
- Model Code
- Third Party Program Evaluations
- Through The Eyes Of The Child Initiative
Community outreach is especially important to the faculty and staff of CCFL. Providing information, advice, and support to parents, care givers, and the community is achieved by many methods. The internet, however has been a powerful tool in providing people with the information and assistance they may need while caring for the children in their care. Listed below are links to outreach projects in which the Center is actively involved.
Answers4Families.org provides information, opportunities for dialogue, education, and support to Nebraskans with special needs and their families.
CHEM-L is a protocol for treating children exposed to methamphetamines.
IFSPWeb is a self-paced tutorial designed to help Nebraska parents and professionals create better Individual Family Service Plans (IFSPs) for young children with disabilities.
The NRRS is a statewide database created with input from Nebraska families, service providers and organizations. The database was designed as a comprehensive internet resource that would be user friendly and easily accessible to individuals and families needing services across the state.
- Family Impact Seminars
Family Impact Seminars are a series of seminars, briefing reports, and follow-up activities for state policymakers such as legislators, legislative aides, Governor's office staff, personnel from the support bureaus of the legislature, agency representatives, university faculty, and service providers.
- Supreme Court Commission on Children in the Courts
The Supreme Court Commission on Children in the Courts is a study of appropriate steps for the judicial system to undertake to insure that the court system is as responsive as possible for children who interact with or are directly affected by the courts.