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Family Support Worker Helps Teen Find His Forever Family

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Shay Johnson is a family support worker with KVC. In this story, she describes a teen boy’s journey to finding the perfect forever family. 

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What’s the Main Goal of Foster Care?

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Many myths exist about the goal of foster care. Read this article to understand that reunification is always the first goal when a child enters foster care.

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Behavior Issues with Your Teen? Get Help with Teen Connect

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Learn how you can get help parenting a teen with Teen Connect! This program will promote effective parenting strategies and ensure healthy teen development.

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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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Child or Teen Need Counseling? Here Are Two Great Places to Start

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If your child or teen is experiencing issues such as low self-esteem or other behavioral issues, counselors are great resources for resolving these concerns.

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NAMI Basics Education Program- Johnson County

NAMI is a six-session program for parents of children and youth with emotional and behavioral difficulties.

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Therapist Exhibits Relentless Effort to Help Youth Feel Supported and Connected

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Even though Josh wasn’t an easy teen to get along with, Matt Arnet kept showing up and was always be there for him. That effort has made all the difference.

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Teen Who Endured Childhood Trauma Finds Healing Through Therapy

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Thomas was depressed and struggled to heal from childhood trauma. Therapy helped him learn how to communicate, express his emotions and succeed.

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Decision to Foster Leads Couple to Adoption

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For Kyle and Carol, the decision to become foster parents was an easy one and led them to a bigger calling of adoption.

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Crisis Management Training- Chanute

Understanding the potential cause of a crisis is only useful if there are potential interventions that are comprehensive and if sufficient duration and intensity to contain and redirect the situation. A range of potential interventions will be discussed during this training. Contact your FSC or the worker below to register for this training.

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