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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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Foster Parents Share the Heartbreaking Reasons They Choose to Foster Teens [Videos]

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Find out what inspired these foster parents to foster teens with higher needs and how you can get involved, too!

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‘We’re So Thankful We Said Yes to Fostering Teens!’: Foster Parent Shares Her Fostering and Adopting Journey

When Kelsey Stock became a foster parent, she was unsure of taking in teens, but after she decided to go for it, it changed her life forever.

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‘Our Two Families Became One’: Fostering Leads to Adoption and a Lifelong Relationship

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In this story, a KVC team member shares how feeling called to foster led to adoption and a lifelong relationship with her son’s biological mother.

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What Is Foster Care?

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What is foster care? Foster care provides a temporary arrangement for a child when they are not able to live with their biological parents. Learn more.

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Want to Foster or Adopt? Sign Up for the Virtual Class

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The need for safe, loving foster homes is at an all-time high. As a result, we’re excited to present the option to begin your journey to becoming a foster or adoptive parent from the comfort of your own home. This FREE training course will provide you with all the trauma-informed information and education required from […]

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Kinship Placement for Children in Foster Care | How Does It Work?

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When a child enters foster care, child welfare agencies immediately seek out relatives or people the child already knows since they deserve to be in the least restrictive environment with people they are familiar with. Learn more about how this process works.

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7 Questions to Ask Before Your First Foster Care Placement

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Becoming a foster parent is a big decision, and your first foster care placement sparks a lot of questions. Here are some answers!

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Why Youth in Foster Care Are Vulnerable to Human Trafficking and How Caregivers Can Protect Them

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The sad reality is that there is a link between the foster care system and human trafficking. Any advocate of children, especially foster parents, need to be aware of the ways children in foster care are more susceptible to being trafficked.

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Which Foster Care Agency Should I Choose?

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If you’re interested in fostering, choosing the right agency to support you is important. This post shows what to focus on when making this decision.

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