Jennifer Durand

Breakout Speaker

Jennifer Durand, MS, MSW

Visiting Nurse Association
MSW Coordinator - Healthy Families America


Jennifer Durand, MS, MSW, supervises the Healthy Families America program at the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) in Omaha, Nebraska. She began her career as a special education teacher with Chicago Public Schools, where she witnessed the impact of students’ unmet social and emotional needs on academic achievement. Through a dual degree program with the Erikson Institute and Loyola University Chicago, Jennifer earned a Master of Science Degree in Child Development in 2013 and Master of Social Work Degree in 2014. Prior to moving to Omaha in early 2020, she was an Intake Coordinator and Case Manager Supervisor for a specialized foster care agency. Jennifer is passionate about providing preventative public health services to underserved communities, and she enjoys supporting staff through reflective supervision. In her free time, Jennifer spends time with her family, including her two young daughters.