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Families Celebrate Children’s Adoptions During National Adoption Month

Families Celebrate Adoptions

Over the course of National Adoption Month, KVC Kansas helped facilitate more than 100 adoptions through the state. Check out some of these amazing stories!

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KVC Kansas Facilitates Over 100 Children’s Adoptions During National Adoption Month

National Adoption Month Kansas

Read about one amazing adoption story and learn how KVC is celebrating National Adoption Month by facilitating 100+ children’s adoptions!

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Dreams Do Come True: Four Teen Siblings Adopted by Loving Family

four kansas teens adopted by loving family

Four brothers and sisters needed a forever family. Thankfully, the perfect family was looking for them. Read about heartwarming teen adoption story.

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The Amazing Story of Four Teen Siblings Adopted From Foster Care [VIDEO]

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Phyllis and Eric Watson of Gardner, KS went from a family of 2 to 6 when they fostered and later adopted four siblings with support from KVC Kansas and the Kansas Department for Children and Families.

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Foster Families Enjoy Weekend of Fun and Learning at KVC Resource Family Conference

On December 11-12, more than 230 resource families gathered in Overland Park for KVC Kansas’ 17th Annual Resource Family Conference.

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Life Books for Children in Foster Care

A Life Book can provide a chronology of the child’s life, enhance self-esteem and identity formation, and help a child share their history with others.

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Secondary Traumatic Stress: Self Care for Caregivers

Join us on Friday, August 7th, as Stan Waddell, of Cenpatico, shares important information with foster and adoptive parents and child welfare professionals about the impact of secondary traumatic stress and the need for self care for caregivers.

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Foster Adopt Parent’s Night Out

There will be a Foster Adopt Parent’s Night out on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Colonial Presbyterian Church, 12501 West 137th Street, Overland Park, KS.

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TST Tip for Families

As resource parents we can play an important role in helping our children to understand, express and regulate their emotions. Try this activity to help with emotional regulation.

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Friendship Skill Builders

Building additional communication skills keeps friendships strong.

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