Cheryl Turner

Cheryl Turner
Training Specialist II cheryl.turner@unl.edu 402-472-2665
Personal Information

When Cheryl is not at work, she enjoys spending time outdoors geocaching, playing Frisbee golf, or racing BMX. Cheryl and her husband enjoy spending as much time as possible together as a family and can often be found spending time with all their children.

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, BS (Criminal Justice)
  • Doane College-Lincoln, MA (Counseling)
Areas of Interest: 
  • Children and Families
  • Mental Health and the impact it has on society
  • Attachment and Trauma
  • Understanding Behavioral Needs of Children
  • Maltreatment
  • Educating others
  • Providing individual and family therapy to families with attachment and trauma concerns
Professional Activities & Community Service: 
  • Member of the Region V Trauma Workgroup (2010-Present)
  • Member of the Trauma Informed Care Strategic Planning Group for the State of Nebraska
  • Member of the Healthcare Oversight Committee for the State of Nebraska
  • Presenter at the Creating Trauma Sensitive Schools Conference 2018
  • Presenter on Attachment and Trauma in Children across the State of Nebraska (2012-Present)
  • Presenter for the Hopes, Dreams, and Success Conference (2013-2015)
  • Mental Health First Aid Instructor (Adult, Youth, Higher Education, Public Safety, Veterans and Military)
  • Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner
  • Nationally recognized trauma consultant
  • “Pioneer in Trauma Informed Education” award winner 2017
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