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Why Is Self-Care Especially Important For Foster Parents?

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Foster parenting is as hard as it is rewarding. While you’re caring for the kids in your home, it’s important to take care of yourself too. Read this blog to learn more about self-care!

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How Youth in Foster Care Can Achieve School Success

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Statistically, youth who have experienced foster care face greater academic challenges than those who have not. In this post, learn strategies to help them get on the path to academic success.

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Black Children Are Overrepresented in Foster Care. Here’s How We Can Address This Disparity

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In Kansas and nationwide, Black children are overrepresented in foster care. Learn how we can work together to change this disparity.

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Who Can Be a Foster Parent in Kansas?

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Wondering who can be a foster parent? Or what does a foster parent do? Read this blog and download our free FAQs resource to answer those questions.

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Family Reunification | Couple Brings Children Home with Help from Loving Foster Parents [Video]

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After experiencing several hardships, a couple’s children had to enter foster care. Learn about the hurdles they overcame to safely reunify!

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Why Foster Care Makes a Positive Impact for Older Teens

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Growing pains are a part of life, but teens don’t outgrow the need for a loving family. Read this blog to learn how foster care makes an impact for teens!

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How You Can Help Youth in Need Get the Best Start to the School Year

Children and teens in foster care often don’t have access to essential school supplies that are key to academic success, but here’s how you can help!

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3 Skills You Boost Working in Child Welfare

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When helping children in need by working in child welfare, you exercise several skills on a daily basis. Here are 3 skills which will help you grow both professionally and personally.

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The Importance of Diversity in Social Work and Child Welfare | Hear from Our Team

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It’s essential to recruit social workers who mirror our diverse population. In this article, hear from KVC team members on the importance of diversity in social work.

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During June, KVC Kansas Celebrates Families That Safely Reunited After Foster Care

Family Reunification Month - KVC Kansas Parent Expo

During National Family Reunification Month, KVC celebrates families that have worked hard to bring their children safely home from foster care.

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