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How Your Environment Impacts Your Health | The Social Determinants of Health

We know that exercise and eating well are important to your health, but did you know that your environment plays a major role? Learn more in this post.

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KVC Kansas Celebrates Social Workers During National Social Work Month

During National Social Work Month, KVC Kansas celebrates the great impact social workers make in the lives of children and families.

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He Was 11, Had Autism and Experienced Neglect… Then He Got the Treatment and Love He Deserved

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Both severe autism and neglect led to Noah being incontinent and wearing diapers at the age of 11. When he entered foster care. KVC professionals located his father and safely reunited the two.

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With Therapist’s Help, Mother Transforms to Bring Home Her 8 Children in Foster Care

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The parents of 8 children were facing substance use and mental health challenges. Find out how KVC Kansas helped the family learn to thrive.

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Parents Overcome Substance Use to Reunite With Their Daughters

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After struggling with substance use, parents Stacia and Bradley worked hard to get healthy and reunite with their children. Read their story of reunification and love here.

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Family Therapist Cares for Children of Friends Struggling with Substance Use

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When a friend’s two children had to enter foster care, KVC Kansas family therapist Misty Montague opened her heart and home to care for them.

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Receptionist Supports Abused Mom to Help Her Thrive

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In this story, see how KVC Kansas Receptionist Teresa Lora showed compassion and provided guidance to a mother experiencing domestic violence.

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Case Manager Connects with Boy Through His Love for Skateboarding

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Learn how a KVC Kansas Case Manager was able to connect with a boy facing tremendous mental and emotional challenges through his love for skateboarding.

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Linda Bass Named President of Child Welfare Agency KVC Kansas

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In her new role, Bass leads a team of 750 professionals who provide child welfare and behavioral healthcare services to 30,000 children and adults each year.

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Family Support Worker Helps Teen Find His Forever Family

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Shay Johnson is a family support worker with KVC. In this story, she describes a teen boy’s journey to finding the perfect forever family. 

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