Jenny Becker

Department of Social Work
Staff - Director of Field Instruction


Jenny graduated from UNI in 1995 with her degree in Social Work, having done her volunteer experiences at Camp Courageous and Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and her field placement with the Iowa Department of Human Services. Jenny went on for her MSW at the University of Nebraska at Omaha where she volunteered with the Omaha Police Department’s Crime Victim Assistance Unit and facilitated a support group for child survivors of sexual abuse. She completed her field experience with Attorney Susan Koenig doing victim advocacy work and coordinating wraparound services then returned to Iowa to work at Exceptional Persons, Inc. in Waterloo, the Iowa Department of Human Services in Black Hawk County, then later at the Mental Health Institute in Independence, Iowa. Jenny has been employed for the last 12 years at Keystone Area Education Agency as a School Social Worker, specializing in special education issues, functional behavior assessments, nonviolent physical crisis intervention, and school-wide positive behavior interventions and supports.

Selected Publications


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