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Keeping Families Safely Together

How You Can Help a Child Who’s Been Abused or Neglected

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There are several ways you can help a child who’s been abused or neglected. Read this article to learn some of the best ways to get involved.

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Family Support Services Help Single Mother Overcome Obstacles

Family Support Services Help Single Mother Overcome Obstacles

Anna was overwhelmed by the lack of resources she needed in order to care for her twin daughters. Family support services helped get her on the path to success.

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Girl Safely Reunites with Father After Being in Foster Care

Girl Safely Reunites with Father

In this story, a KVC Kansas therapist recounts how a daughter and father’s resilience led to a safe reunification after foster care.

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Raw Emotions, Real Insights: Learning from Parents in the Child Welfare System

Learning from parents in the child welfare system

Children always exist in families; not on their own. KVC Kansas, which serves thousands of families in the child welfare system each year, recently began some innovative approaches towards learning from parents in the child welfare system.

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What’s It Like to Work at KVC? Q&A With Therapist Clarissa Johnson

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Have you considered a career in social work? If so, this interview highlights the positive experiences a recent new hire has had so far and gives an idea of what to expect when beginning a career in social work.

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Too Many Children in Foster Care: KVC Kansas Shares Challenges and Solutions [Infographic]

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What challenges is the Kansas child welfare system facing, and more importantly, what are the top solutions that will quickly and effectively address them?

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Single Mom Gains Confidence, Learns Healthy Skills in Order to Safely Reunite Family [VIDEO]

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When Breanne’s children entered foster care, she embraced the support that was offered to her for becoming a successful and confident parent.

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Why Child Welfare Privatization Made Kansas a National Leader

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In the 1990s, Kansas pursued child welfare privatization, making the state a national leader in outcomes. Here’s the story and where we go from here.

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Overcoming Addiction: Parents Work Hard to Safely Reunite With Daughter After Foster Care [VIDEO]

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When Alexia was removed from her parent’s care, Shannon and Leah committed to making a change and overcoming their addiction in order to safely bring their daughter home.

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Parents Embrace Change, Safely Reunite with Daughters After Foster Care [VIDEO]

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Kassi and Michael learned healthy skills to help them manage stress and be successful, both as individuals and as parents, in order for their daughters to safely return home.

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