Foster Care Specialist
Josie joined Building Blocks in July of 2019. She has always felt she was called to help youth who have been through trauma. “My favorite days are when I can see glimmers of hope in youth that have struggled so much. Those small moments lead to beautiful stories.” Josie brings years of experience with her from working at First Light Child Advocacy Center where she continues to help with their forensic interviewing.
Josie attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She is an EMT with the Cairo Quick Response Team, a trained Forensic Interviewer and an active member of the Association for Child Abuse Prevention.
Josie and her husband Brad have 6 children and 1 grandson. They spend their free time enjoying one another, camping, and fishing. Josie also enjoys being active in her community.