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Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
November 2019
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
This webinar has reached capacity. We will publish a recording of the webinar on our YouTube channel shortly after the event. Participants will understand the history and implications of the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA), enacted into law February 8, 2018. FFPSA is designed to...Read more
December 2019
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Omaha Many children entering the child welfare system have experienced trauma. Identifying trauma and appropriately responding is critical to ensuring the child's well-being. This 3-hour training will teach the impact of trauma on young children, what treatments work, the basics of trauma...Read more
Past Events
Past Events
February 2019
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Watch the recorded webinar here. Please join CIP, along with other child welfare and juvenile justice experts in Nebraska, for an overview webinar regarding the child welfare and juvenile justice bills that will be introduced this legislative session. Note: This webinar has reached capacity. We...Read more
March 2019
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Grand Island Many children entering the child welfare system have experienced trauma. Identifying trauma and appropriately responding is critical to ensuring the child's well-being. This 3-hour training will teach the impact of trauma on young children, what treatments work, the basics of trauma...Read more
March 2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
2019 Spring Webinar Series The Long Journey: Legal and Therapeutic Topics in Adoption Speaker: Tana Fye, J.D. Attorney Fye Law Office Questions? Contact Madeline DeVeney at 402.472.8881 or mdeveney@unl.edu Learn more and register for this free webinar at nebraskababies.com/eventsRead more
March 2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
SECTION I The Context of Child Welfare Law (1 hour) Instructor Brooke Silverthorn, JD, CWLS NACC Director of Legal and Policy Advocacy Brooke.Silverthorn@NACCchildlaw.org National Association of Counsel for Children 1-888-828-NACC | www.NACCchildlaw.org This online Red Book Training Course is...Read more
March 2019
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
2019 Spring Webinar Series The Long Journey: Legal and Therapeutic Topics in Adoption Speaker: Sarah Coniglio, LCSW Supervisor Right Turn Sarah Coniglio’s webinars are presented in partnership with Right Turn. Questions? Contact Madeline DeVeney at 402.472.8881 or mdeveney@unl.edu Learn more and...Read more
March 2019
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Seward Civic Center, 616 Bradford St., Seward, NE 67434 Click here to register for the April 17 Lunch and Learn in Plattsmouth instead. The objective of this learning session is to inform attorneys on the benefits of mediation. Space is limited. Learn how to leverage this informal (outside court...Read more
March 2019
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
SECTION II Legal Framework (1.5 hours) Instructor Brooke Silverthorn, JD, CWLS NACC Director of Legal and Policy Advocacy Brooke.Silverthorn@NACCchildlaw.org National Association of Counsel for Children 1-888-828-NACC | www.NACCchildlaw.org This online Red Book Training Course is designed to assist...Read more
April 2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Douglas County, Civic Center Room 702 Learn more about the Impact from Infancy program and the work with children birth to five involved in the juvenile court and child welfare system. Presenters: Carrie Strovers, Katie Hansen and Susan Walsh- Project Harmony staff Anyone working with children and...Read more
April 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
2019 Spring Webinar Series The Long Journey: Legal and Therapeutic Topics in Adoption Speaker: Sarah Coniglio, LCSW Supervisor Right Turn Sarah Coniglio’s webinars are presented in partnership with Right Turn. Questions? Contact Madeline DeVeney at 402.472.8881 or mdeveney@unl.edu Learn more and...Read more
April 2019
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Plattsmouth Public Library, 401 Ave. A, Plattsmouth, NE 68048 Click here to register for the March 26 Lunch and Learn in Seward instead. The objective of this learning session is to inform attorneys on the benefits of mediation. Space is limited. Learn how to leverage this informal (outside court...Read more
April 2019
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
SECTION III The Child Welfare Legal Process, Ch. 14-20 (1 hour) Instructor Brooke Silverthorn, JD, CWLS NACC Director of Legal and Policy Advocacy Brooke.Silverthorn@NACCchildlaw.org National Association of Counsel for Children 1-888-828-NACC | www.NACCchildlaw.org This online Red Book Training...Read more
April 2019
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 12:30am to 1:30pm
Presented by Jenny Skala, Nebraska First Lady Susanne Shore and local community leaders View the recorded webinar here; https://youtu.be/f3E4bFfg8Sk Family First Prevention Services Act is historic legislation that will dramatically change the landscape of Nebraska’s child welfare system. Focused...Read more
April 2019
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
2019 Spring Webinar Series The Long Journey: Legal and Therapeutic Topics in Adoption Speaker: Tana Fye, J.D. Attorney Fye Law Office Questions? Contact Madeline DeVeney at 402.472.8881 or mdeveney@unl.edu Learn more and register for this free webinar at nebraskababies.com/eventsRead more
May 2019
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 1:00am to 2:00pm
SECTION III Continued The Child Welfare Legal Process, Ch. 21-28 (1 hour) Instructor Brooke Silverthorn, JD, CWLS NACC Director of Legal and Policy Advocacy Brooke.Silverthorn@NACCchildlaw.org National Association of Counsel for Children 1-888-828-NACC | www.NACCchildlaw.org This online Red Book...Read more
May 2019
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 8:30am to Friday, May 3, 2019 - 12:30pm
Kearney, Nebraska | Younes Conference Center The 2019 NJJA conference provides an opportunity for anyone working with at-risk youth to learn from, and network with, professionals across prevention, education, juvenile justice, and treatment systems. Check out the great lineup of keynote speakers,...Read more
May 2019
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, May 3, 2019 - 1:00pm
The 2019 NJJA conference provides an opportunity for anyone working with at-risk youth to learn from, and network with, professionals across prevention, education, juvenile justice, and treatment systems. Get more information and check out the great lineup of keynote speakers on the NJJA Website !...Read more
May 2019
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
SECTION IV The Role and Duties of Legal Counsel (1 hour) Instructor Brooke Silverthorn, JD, CWLS NACC Director of Legal and Policy Advocacy Brooke.Silverthorn@NACCchildlaw.org National Association of Counsel for Children 1-888-828-NACC | www.NACCchildlaw.org This online Red Book Training Course is...Read more
May 2019
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Presented by Amoreena Brady, Juvenile Justice Reform Specialist, Admin. Office of the Courts and Probation Watch the recorded webinar here. The primary objectives for youth under juvenile probation supervision are to: 1) satisfactorily complete the requirements of their probation order; 2) refrain...Read more
May 2019
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
SECTION V Courtroom Advocacy (1 hour) Instructor Brooke Silverthorn, JD, CWLS NACC Director of Legal and Policy Advocacy Brooke.Silverthorn@NACCchildlaw.org National Association of Counsel for Children 1-888-828-NACC | www.NACCchildlaw.org This online Red Book Training Course is designed to assist...Read more
June 2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Review (1.5 hours) Instructor Brooke Silverthorn, JD, CWLS NACC Director of Legal and Policy Advocacy Brooke.Silverthorn@NACCchildlaw.org National Association of Counsel for Children 1-888-828-NACC | www.NACCchildlaw.org This online Red Book Training Course is designed to assist you in preparing...Read more
June 2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Lincoln Many children entering the child welfare system have experienced trauma. Identifying trauma and appropriately responding is critical to ensuring the child's well-being. This 3-hour training will teach the impact of trauma on young children, what treatments work, the basics of trauma...Read more
June 2019
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Center for People in Need - Large Conference Room , 3901 N 27th St, Lincoln, NE 68521 The agenda will include:  An update on suicide prevention work in the Midwest from Kimberly Nelson, Region VII Regional Administrator, SAMHSA  Information about sustainability of best practices  Roundtable...Read more
June 2019
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
View the Recorded Webinar Here . Download supporting files: Legislation Chart , LB354 Please join CIP, along with other child welfare and juvenile justice experts in Nebraska, for a review webinar regarding the child welfare and juvenile justice bills that were introduced this legislative session...Read more
July 2019
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 8:30am to Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 5:30pm
Trauma Informed Partnering For Safety and Permanence – Model Approach To Partnerships In Parenting (Native American Edition) July 16 - 19 and July 22 - 25, 2019 | 8:30-5:00 Daily 504 Ho-Chunk Plaza Unit 4 Winnebago, NE (location will change if we get over 6 people registered) TIPS-MAPP is a program...Read more
July 2019
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
In this workshop, registrants will gain techniques and strategies for working with clients affected by co-occurring I/DD and mental health disorders, understand the prevalence of co-occurring I/DD and mental health disorders, EBP adaptations, using assessment tools to measure progress, treatment...Read more

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