Johnson

Shelly Johnson

Shelly Johnson
Training Administrator shelly.johnson@unl.edu 402-472-3479
Personal Information

Shelly Johnson has over 29 years of professional experience in child welfare having served as a Case Manager, Field Training Specialist, and Training Coordinator, before being promoted to Training Administrator. Johnson brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience in child welfare policy, procedure and training delivery.

Education: 
  • B.S.W., University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Omaha, social work (1989)
Areas of Interest: 
  • Child welfare systemic change for improved outcomes
  • Curriculum development and training delivery
  • Worker Retention
  • Child abuse and neglect and its effects on family systems
  • Family Engagement in child welfare
  • Permanency for children
  • Effects of trauma and domestic violence
  • Collaboration with community professionals
  • Impact of Field Training and transfer of learning for Child and Family Services Specialists
Professional Activities & Community Service: 
  • Protection and Safety Worker, 1989-2000
  • Private Contractor for home studies with Health and Human Services, 2000-2001
  • Board Member- Before and After School Recreation Program, Waverly Elementary School, 2003 to 2011
  • Church involvement- Sunday school teacher, choir member, Evangelism Team member
Projects Involved in at CCFL: