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During June, KVC Kansas Celebrates Families That Safely Reunited After Foster Care

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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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How to Get Prepared for the Family First Act and Help Thousands of Children

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A radical reform of the foster care system has been long overdue. The Family First Prevention Services Act is just that. Here is how your agency can implement it and help families.

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How Your Environment Impacts Your Health | The Social Determinants of Health

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We know that exercise and eating well are important to your health, but did you know that your environment plays a major role? Learn more in this post.

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He Was 11, Had Autism and Experienced Neglect… Then He Got the Treatment and Love He Deserved

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Both severe autism and neglect led to Noah being incontinent and wearing diapers at the age of 11. When he entered foster care. KVC professionals located his father and safely reunited the two.

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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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Receptionist Supports a Mother in Need to Help Her Thrive

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In this story, see how KVC Kansas Receptionist Teresa Lora showed compassion and provided guidance to a mother experiencing domestic violence.

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What You Can Do to Prevent Suicide

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To help protect you and those close to you from suicide, it’s important to learn the warning signs and how you can help prevent it.

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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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Answers to FAQs: Understanding KVC Kansas’ Role in the Kansas Child Welfare System

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At KVC Kansas, we value transparency, openness and honesty. This post clarifies our role in the Kansas child welfare system and gives insight into key areas.

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How To Strengthen and Support a Child’s Mental Health

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Mental health is important at every stage of life. The early years are the best time for parents & caregivers to start building a child’s mental health.

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