Faculty and Staff: Wendy Kahland

Personal Information

Wendy and her husband, Martin, are the very proud parents of two sons, Martin Jr. and Nathan. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, sprint car racing, camping, doing projects around her home, and swimming. Wendy volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in Lancaster County and is very passionate about the program and the work they do.

Education

  • Associates Degree in Human Services, Southeast Community College Lincoln, 1993
  • B.A., Human Relations, Doane College, 2000

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
Photo of Wendy Kahland.