Wendy Kahland

Wendy Kahland
Training Specialist I wkahland2@unl.edu 402-472-3479
Personal Information

Wendy and her husband, Porkchop (yes, Porkchop) are the proud parents of 3 amazing humans. Haley, Martin Jr. and Nathan. She enjoys anything that includes her family, friends and being in the pool. Wendy is extremely passionate about Child Welfare and has worked in the field for over 30 years in many capacities.

  • Southeast Community College Lincoln, Associates Degree (Human Services)
  • Doane College, BA (Human Relations)
Areas of Interest: 
  • Effects of child abuse and neglect on families
  • Protection and safety worker curriculum development and training
  • Community education of child abuse and neglect
  • Permanency for children in the Health and Human Services System
  • Collaboration with community professionals
Professional Activities & Community Service: 
  • Volunteer - Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in Lancaster County
  • Protection and Safety Worker with the State of Nebraska January 2000 - July 2003
  • Protection and Safety Worker with the Integrated Care Coordination Unit August 2003 - October 2006
  • Family Support Worker, Community Treatment Aid, Parenting Education, Group Home Case Manager, Runaway Shelter Case Manager
CCFL Projects: