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Why Is Self-Care Especially Important For Foster Parents?

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Foster parenting is as hard as it is rewarding. While you’re caring for the kids in your home, it’s important to take care of yourself too. Read this blog to learn more about self-care!

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4 State-Specific Factors That Affect a Child’s Wellbeing

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The new KIDS COUNT policy report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation describes what factors affect a child’s overall wellbeing.

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A Day in the Life of a Social Worker

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Have you wondered what it’s really like to be a social worker? Get a behind-the-scenes look at day in the life of a social worker here!

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10 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Social Workers

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Social workers are caring professionals who help children, adults and families overcome difficult obstacles in order to live a healthy, successful life.

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KVC Health Systems Launches KVC Missouri and Names New President

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KVC Missouri is a nonprofit organization that includes KVC Niles, based in the heart of Kansas City, MO, and a range of new community-based services for children and families. Learn more about the organization’s vision and leadership.

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7 Ways You Can Help a Child in Foster Care (Without Being a Foster Parent)

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Learn seven different things you can do (besides becoming a foster parent) to help a child in foster care!

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What to Expect When a Child Discharges From a Children’s Psychiatric Hospital

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Read this article to understand how you can continue helping a child after they discharge from a children’s psychiatric hospital.

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How to Support Children’s Mental Health During the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic can be an immense source of stress and fear in children and teens, just like with adults. While you can’t change COVID-19, you can create a positive impact on children’s mental health as they continue to adjust to the “new normal.” Let’s look at how. Watch for Signs of Information Overload and […]

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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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Foster Parent Training Resources that Help Families Flourish

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KVC provides foster parent training, resources and ongoing support to ensure success for foster parents and the children in their care.

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