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Job Opening – NJJA Executive Director

Due to the retirement of current NJJA Executive Director, the Board of Directors is seeking qualified applicants. Please submit resume and references to rzavala@cedarskids.org.   Nebraska Juvenile Justice Association (NJJA) Job Title:    Executive Director, Nebraska Juvenile Justice Association Job Summary:  Under the general direction of NJJA’s Board of Directors, is responsible for planning, managerial and […]

Douglas County Juvenile Justice WHERE WE ARE–WHERE WE’RE GOING

The Kim Culp Juvenile Justice Forum Thursday, APRIL 23, 2020 6:30 to 7: Networking & Refreshments Program: 7 to 9 PM Kim Hawekotte, JD, new Deputy Douglas County Administrator & Anne Hobbs, JD, PhD, Director of the UNO Juvenile Justice Institute will lead an interactive experience exploring strengths, challenges, opportunities, and plans for Douglas County’s […]

LGBTQ+ Workplace Culture Summit – Council Bluffs/Omaha

Please join us for an affordable training event. Presented by One Iowa and OutNebraska, this new event provides resources and networking opportunities for employers and LGBTQ employees to cultivate safe and inclusive workplaces. Employers will learn more about the LGBTQ community, how to make more inclusive policies, and retain LGBTQ talent. October 3, 2019 Metro […]

Nebraska Behavioral Health Jobs – NEBHjobs.com

Check out our online recruiting tools at NEBHJobs.com Free website Dedicated exclusively to behavioral, mental health and substance abuse-related jobs in Nebraska Opt-in to receive our newsletter The Connection Visit the NEBHJobs.com website to fill out your profiles and get started networking with behavioral health professionals in Nebraska On the NEBHJobs.com website, employers can post […]

Support success in mental health and counseling

Schools, mental health centers, prisons, and many other institutions benefiting the public are strengthened by students who’ve earned a major in counseling. Their roles as counselors, community service managers, and social workers provide immeasurable support to their neighbors and communities, and efforts made to foster their academic health in turn foster the health of our […]

Nebraska Victim Assistance Academy 2019

This five-day, 40-hour certificate program provides statewide, standardized academic training for victim service providers and allied professionals. Monday, July 22–Friday, July 26 Apply at choose.creighton.edu/register/nevaa2019 Click here for more information. Creighton University Mike and Josie Harper Center Ballroom A, B and C 602 N. 20th St. Omaha, NE 68102 Tuition: $500 Includes breakfast, lunch, snacks […]

A Year Look into the Future – by 2019 Spirit of Youth Award winner, Nedhal Al-kazahy

A Year Look into the Future Note: This is a guest post from Nedhal Al-kazahy, Nebraska Appleseed’s Child Welfare Youth Fellow. See the original post on Nebraska Appleseed website. Since beginning my internship at Nebraska Appleseed in April 2018, I’ve had many amazing opportunities come my way. I’ve used my experience as an advocate. I created […]

Juvenile Justice Suicide Prevention Conference

At their October 16, 2018 meeting, the Juvenile Services Committee (JSC) and the Nebraska Coalition for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) reviewed the 2018 annual report of the Office of Inspector General of Child Welfare.  During the review, members noted the rise in the reports of suicide attempts over the last three fiscal years. Members identified the need […]

What Is Cyberbullying? An Overview for Students, Parents, and Teachers

The Internet is a defining factor of modern education. In fact, education has become more accessible and widespread than ever before because of the Internet. From using digital textbooks to getting a degree online, more classroom functions and student experiences are moving into cyberspace — including, unfortunately, bullying. Despite all the good that the Internet […]