3rd Biennial Nebraska Young Child Institute


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Plenary Speakers Are:

Dr. Paul Dworkin

Dr. Paul Dworkin, M.D. Executive Vice President for community child health, Connecticut children's medical center Fulfilling the Promise: Transforming Child Health Services to Promote Children's Healthy Development

Dr. Walter Gilliam

Dr. Walter Gilliam, Ph.D elizabeth mears and house jameson professor in the child study center and professor of psychology; director, the edward zigler center in child development and social policy Implicit Biases in Early Childhood Settings

Sonia Manzano

Sonia Manzano actor, author, speaker
Closing Plenary


The Nebraska Young Child Institute (NYCI) brings together a multidisciplinary collaboration of professionals to deeply assess and respond to our communities' most pressing needs. Connect on issues to improve the outcomes of young children and their families.    



The NYCI is intended for those wanting to improve the well-being of Nebraska's youngest, such as: judges, county attorneys, caseworkers, parents attorneys, guardians ad litem, CASAs, EDN providers, Head Start personnel, school representatives, early childhood educators, home visitors, medical/health and mental health professionals, service providers, and family members.



  • Expand Your Professional Network

  • Learn from Experts in the Field

  • Stay Informed about Programs Across Nebraska

  • Be Inspired

  • Choose from Six Breakout Sessions and Tracks

  • Dig Deeper with Intensive Sessions