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.
Keeping Families Safely Together
In this story, a KVC Kansas therapist recounts how a daughter and father’s resilience led to a safe reunification after foster care.
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.
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.
What challenges is the Kansas child welfare system facing, and more importantly, what are the top solutions that will quickly and effectively address them?
When Breanne’s children entered foster care, she embraced the support that was offered to her for becoming a successful and confident parent.
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.
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.
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.
On June 8th, KVC hosted the Fifth Annual Families United event to celebrate and honor families who have worked diligently to keep their children in the home, safely reintegrate with their children, and families who have provided permanency for children through custodianship.