Child Saving Institute Appoints New Program Director Jovan Johnson

Child Saving Institute (CSI, has appointed Jovan Johnson as its new director of child welfare services.

Johnson possesses more than 20 years’ experience working with children and families, serving the Omaha community in various roles. Formerly, Johnson served as a Pathways to Permanency specialist with the Nebraska Home Society and a child and family service specialist with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Most recently, Johnson supervised the Omaha Healthy Start (OHS) program at Charles Drew Health Center.

Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in education and human services from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a master’s degree in human services with a concentration in leadership from Northeastern University.

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CSI is dedicated to the prevention, intervention, and healing of child abuse, neglect, and trauma. For 130 years, CSI has been “Responding to the cry of a child” and meeting the changing needs of metro area children. CSI serves approximately 2,500 children and families each year. To learn more about CSI and the programs and services offered, please visit or follow CSI on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.