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How Juvenile Justice Reform Has Impacted Child Welfare & What We Must Do To Fix It

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On October 16, 2019, Dr. Linda Bass of KVC Kansas testified about the impact of crossover youth in foster care at the Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight in Topeka. Here is the full testimony she shared.

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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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Mother Works Hard to Grow and Safely Reunify with Children

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In this story, a mother who was struggling with mental health issues recounts how she worked hard to reunite with her children after they entered foster care.

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With Therapist’s Help, Mother Transforms to Bring Home Her 8 Children in Foster Care

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The parents of 8 children were facing substance use and mental health challenges. Find out how KVC Kansas helped the family learn to thrive.

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Parents Overcome Substance Use to Reunite With Their Daughters

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After struggling with substance use, parents Stacia and Bradley worked hard to get healthy and reunite with their children. Read their story of reunification and love here.

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How KVC Kansas is Working to Safely Reunite Families Faster

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A program designed to reunite families faster has been exceeding expectations for children and families in need throughout Kansas.

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KVC Pilot Aims to Bring Children in Foster Care “Safely Home” More Timely

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Recently, KVC Kansas began a pilot initiative called Safely Home that’s intended to reunite low-risk families with their children in a more timely manner.

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Birth Mother and Foster Mother Form a Strong Friendship

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When two-month-old Bradley was removed from his home, KVC foster parent Alissa Rieth took him into her home and formed a lifelong relationship with the child’s mother as they worked towards reunification.

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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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Motivated By Love, Father Overcomes Addiction and Brings Son Safely Home After Foster Care

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When young Frankie was removed from his mother’s home, social workers sought to place him with his father. However, his father was trying to overcome an addiction to alcohol at that time. Find out how he was able to provide Frankie with a safe, loving home.

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