UNL's Center on Children, Families, and the Law (CCFL) offers specialized training for professionals working in child welfare, early childhood development, education, mental health, youth justice, probation, healthcare, respite care, community services, and more.

CCFL has the ability to customize curricula and develop empirically-supported tests to evaluate trainee knowledge. CCFL’s faculty and staff bring a unique and comprehensive array of educational backgrounds and skills to bear on issues related to the well-being of children, youth, families, and the agencies that serve them.

CCFL prides itself on being an interdisciplinary university center that provides empirically-based and pedagogically-sound training. The research conducted at CCFL is translational and impactful on topics most important to children and families.

CCFL houses several interrelated research and training projects, including:

  • job analysis
  • training needs assessment
  • curriculum development
  • delivery of pre-service, specialized, and in-service training
  • field-learning supervision
  • training evaluation
  • assessment of worker performance

On average, CCFL annually:

Trains3,000+ people
Develops7,000+ hours of curriculum development
Provides15,000+ resources online

If you'd like to request a training or would like additional information, please complete our Training Request Form. Please note that there may be a cost associated with some training.

Training Request Form