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Archive for March, 2015:

Technology to Close Distance Between Therapists and Children in Foster Care

KVC’s MyLink program allows children in foster care and foster parents to talk with a therapist via video conferencing.

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Adopting Through Foster Care: A Less Expensive Alternative

Private or international adoptions can cost tens of thousands of dollars. Most adoptions through foster care have minimal costs associated with them that are often reimbursable.

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KVC Celebrates Social Work Month 2015 (VIDEOS)

Social Work Month

For Social Work Month (March), we’re honoring the hundreds of talented social workers who are part of the KVC team.

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Three Major Ways Siblings Impact One Another

Sibling relationships are the longest and perhaps most important ones in life and have a lasting impact on one’s development and path in life.

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Informed Care Picks Up The Pieces Left By Trauma

Trauma-informed care involves understanding, recognizing and responding to the effects of all types of trauma.

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10 Questions That Can Determine Your Risk for Disease and Mental Illness

Answering 10 yes-or-no questions about your childhood determines your ACE score and vulnerability to later-life health problems.

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Keynote Speaker for KVC’s Annual Conference Announced

The 2015 Resource Family Conference will be held Dec. 11-12 at locations in Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska and West Virginia.

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Too Many Teens: Preventing Unnecessary Out-of-Home Placements

Children who enter foster care have been removed from their homes by the courts due to abuse, neglect, or other family challenges. But too often, parents surrender custody of their teenager simply because they do not get along.

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The Alphabet Soup of Social Work Licensure

Social workers use different sets of letters to show that they have met certain professional credentials. Find out the four most common licensures of social workers employed by KVC and what they mean.

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