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First Ever Study of Trauma-Informed Foster Care Shows Stunning Results

KVC Institute trauma-informed study

A five-year child trauma study conducted with KVC Kansas shows how to help children in foster care.

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Prince Harry Healing from Trauma of Losing Mother, Working to End Mental Health Stigma

Prince Harry healing from trauma

Twenty years after his mother’s death, Prince Harry is opening up about how the loss has affected his life and his work to end mental health stigma.

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4 Ways Parents Can Protect Their Teens From Depression and Anxiety

teen depression and axiety

The economy, national tragedies, technology and social media are impacting young people’s development, creating a rise in teen depression and anxiety.

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Leaders in Reducing Out-of-Home and Congregate Care for Children Join Together

Building Bridges Initiative

Building Bridges Initiative joins forces with the Provider Exchange, a network of child welfare providers bringing additional expertise to improve lives.

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KVC Health Systems Launches Campaign on Brain Development, Toxic Stress & Resilience

KVC Health Systems launches campaign on brain development, toxic stress and resilience

The public awareness campaign aims at educating caregivers and communities on healthy child brain development, toxic stress and resilience.

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Foster Families from Four States Gather for KVC Resource Family Conference

2017 KVC RFC

Nearly 2,000 children and foster parents will gather for two days to learn about helping youth feel safe and connected, healthy brain development, resilience and more.

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Parenting Skill: How to Demonstrate Positive Involvement in Your Child’s Interests

Positive involvement

Showing interest and participating in your child’s hobbies and activities can deepen your bond, build self-esteem and open up communication.

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KU Coach Bill Self Partners with KVC Health Systems to Help Children

KU coach Bill Self partners with KVC Health systems to recruit foster parents

During the March Madness NCAA tournament, KU Coach Bill Self is partnering with KVC to recruit new foster parents to care for children and teens.

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KVC Institute Showcases Virtual Reality to Treat Trauma, Depression and Anxiety

virtual reality

Virtual reality has been introduced into mental and behavioral healthcare treatment, and KVC is showcasing this technology all around the world.

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Niles Announces New President and Open House for Renovated Residential Treatment Facility

Astra Garner President

Astra Garner, Vice President of Program Services of Niles, will become President of the behavioral healthcare and child welfare organization on April 1.

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