The School Community Intervention & Prevention (SCIP, Program has announced the hiring of Duncan Tucker. Duncan will serve as the school coordinator for regions one and six, as well as manage the administrative needs for the program.

Duncan is a native of Superior and received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In his position with SCIP, Duncan will work with both public and private schools in northwest Nebraska and the Omaha area. He joins Abbe Edgecombe, school coordinator for Lincoln/Lancaster County schools and Chris Ivory, school coordinator for regions two, three, and four, as well as SCIP schools outside of Lancaster County in region five.

SCIP is a state-wide program designed to bring together families, schools, and the community for a collaborative working relationship that creates strong foundations to help students reach their full potential. The mission of SCIP is to provide an effective prevention and early intervention process for youth with behavioral health concerns so they may achieve healthy, productive lives.

The School Community Intervention & Prevention Program is a part of Lincoln Medical Education Partnership (LMEP). The mission of the LMEP is to provide exemplary patient healthcare and the additional resources that individuals need for successful and sustainable health. For more information about LMEP, visit To find out more about SCIP, visit their website at, or contact them at (402) 327-6851.