Training

CCFL provides training for professionals, specific to their responsibilities in the child welfare or juvenile justice system. Customized training courses are developed to meet the needs of each profession, and can range from covering basic, entry-level information to the development of advanced skills. CCFL’s training staff includes multidisciplinary experience in their respective fields prior to becoming trainers at CCFL.

Answers4Families

Answers4Families provides Internet-based support and information for Nebraskans with special needs. Beginning as a pilot project in 1994, when the Internet was just becoming...

Answers4Families Projects

Answers4Families is committed to empowering Nebraskans with special needs by connecting them to valuable resources and support. Our team excels in fostering relationships between human service...

Children’s Justice Clinic & Children’s Justice Attorney Education

The Children’s Justice Clinic (CJC) is a partnership between CCFL and the University of Nebraska College of Law to train third-year law students to serve as guardians ad litem (GAL) in Nebraska’s...

Community Services Division

UNL's Center on Children, Families, and the Law organized the Community Services Division in 2003 to coordinate community and service-system development activities for populations at increased...

Ending Homelessness Planning and Development

In 2010, the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness published the first Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness, creating a shared vision for communities where systems...

Homeless Coordinated Entry

Coordinated entry systems are designed to ensure that anyone experiencing or at-risk of homelessness is assessed in a standardized manner, is prioritized according to need, and is referred to the...

Homeless Management Information System

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires all organizations and agencies who receive HUD funding for homeless services to track client information in a Homeless...

Individual Family Service Plans

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 site aims to...

Nebraska Center on Reflective Practice

The Nebraska Center on Reflective Practice (NCRP) provides training, mentoring, consultation, and evaluation to individuals and organizations in need of reflective practice. The human...

Nebraska Early Development Network

The Nebraska Early Development Network provides early intervention services for families with children birth to age three with developmental delays and/or health care needs and connects families...

Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network

The Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network offers individuals or family members temporary relief from the daily routine and stress that can come with providing ongoing care. Respite can play a critical...

Nebraska Resource Project for Vulnerable Young Children

The Nebraska Resource Project for Vulnerable Young Children (NRPVYC) works to improve the well-being of maltreated young children and their families in Nebraska. Led by Project Director Kelli...

Safe and Healthy Families Initiative

The Safe and Healthy Families Initiative (SAHFI), a project established in 2021, provides a coordinated response to domestic violence-related child maltreatment cases in Lancaster County. The...

Tax Credit Alliance of Nebraska & Lincoln VITA

The Tax Credit Alliance of Nebraska (TCAN) offers free tax credit clinics and federal and state income tax preparation to populations currently underserved across the state. TCAN is sponsored by...

Training for the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS), Protection and Safety Workforce

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Center on Children Families and the Law (CCFL) provides critical Child Protection & Safety (CP&S) training for Child and Family Services (CFS)...

Trauma Capable Schools

In 2021, CCFL was excited to partner on a project with LPS that facilitates an accessible and sustainable Trauma Capable Schools training program for all school personnel across the district. CCFL...