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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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How Many Children Are in Foster Care in Kansas?

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More than 6,800 youth are in foster care in Kansas, and the need for foster parents is greater than ever in every single community. Find out how many children are in foster care in your area and how you can help.

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4 Ways You Can Help Children and Families During National Foster Care Month

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May is dedicated to raising awareness and support for the more than 400,000 children and youth in the foster care system. Learn how you can help!

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Performance Matters: How KVC Kansas Is Doing on Federal Foster Care Standards

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Safety, permanency and wellbeing are the three primary goals of any child welfare system. In this article, see how KVC Kansas is performing on these federal performance standards.

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Surprising Coincidence Leads Couple to Adopt 3 Teen Siblings

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In this heartwarming story, find out how a simple coincidence led a couple to fostering and later adopting a teen sibling group!

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10 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Social Workers

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Social workers are caring professionals who help children, adults and families overcome obstacles in order to live a healthy, successful life.

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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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