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Your Complete Guide to the 2024 Kansas Child Welfare System Changes

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2024 is a big year for Kansas child welfare system changes – new programming, prevention services and providers. Read this article to find out what’s changing to better support Kansas children and families.

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SOUL Family Set to Redefine Foster Care and Permanency for Kansas Teens

SOUL Family

Kansas is leading the way with this life-changing new permanency option, becoming the first state in the nation to pass legislation recognizing SOUL Family as a legal permanency option.

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A Week in the Life of a Foster Care Case Manager

Explore the dynamic role of KVC Kansas case managers who empower clients with compassion and professional guidance to navigate life’s challenges and reunify with their children after foster care.

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How to Talk to Children About Therapy: Tips for Parents and Caregivers

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With a little preparation, talking to your child about therapy can be empowering for all. Get specific tips on starting the conversation with young children, preteens and teens from our mental health professionals.

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Success Story: Sister and Brother Get a Loving Home When Teacher Fosters Then Adopts Them

Michelle and her family pose on the couch in this foster care adoption success story

“Yes, it’s hard. It’s REALLY hard,” says Michelle, who began as a foster mom and adopted the two children in her care. “But the overwhelming joy that comes with each tiny success towards healing… the joy in these moments far outweighs anything else.” Read Michelle and her family’s story of resilience, trust and joy.

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How Does KVC Kansas Help Families Reunify After Foster Care?

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The goal of foster care is to reunify families as soon as safely possible. See how KVC Kansas supports family reunification here.

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Say Yes: How to Confidently Decide to Become a Foster Parent

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Deciding to become a foster parent is a highly personal choice that comes with lots of responsibilities and questions. In this article, learn how you can make that decision with confidence.

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Unstoppable Mom Does Whatever It Takes to Reunify With Her Son After Foster Care

Gabriella, an unstoppable mom, did whatever it took to reunify with her son after foster care. Now she empowers parents just like her with advocacy, mentorship and leadership through KVC.

Embark on a journey of resilience, redemption and healing with Gabriella. Read how she overcame adversity to reunify with her son after foster care and how she now dedicates her life to empowering parents and families involved with child welfare through advocacy, mentorship and leadership.

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KVC Kansas Celebrates the Power of Connection for Children in Foster Care on National Adoption Day

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On National Adoption Day, November 18, 2023, KVC Kansas will help facilitate 34 children’s adoptions from foster care, creating lasting connections that help youth thrive.

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How KVC Kansas’ Qualified Residential Treatment Program (QRTP) Empowers Teens

KVC Kansas' qualified residential treatment program (QRTP) serves girls ages 12-18 with behavioral health treatment services and community-based programming. Learn more about the innovative program here.

KVC Kansas’ qualified residential treatment program (QRTP) empowers girls ages 12-18 with behavioral health treatment and community-based services. Learn more here.

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