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Archive for June, 2015:

Record-Breaking Results at the 2015 KVC Hero Luncheon

Thanks to the support of so many heroes, we raised a recording-breaking amount of funds to help foster families and children in need.

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The 5 Most Common Mental Disorders in Children

The Five Most Common Mental Disorders in Children

By understanding the most common disorders and factors that might be hindering to a child’s development, we can help our children get the attention and treatment they need.

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KVC Helps Kansas Rank as a Top State for Caring for Children in Families, Not Group Homes

The new KIDS COUNT policy report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation names Kansas as one of the top five states that has kept family placements high and group placements low.

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KVC and NYU Bring Training on Childhood Traumatic Stress to Southeast Kansas

More than 50 professionals attended a free seminar about childhood traumatic stress in Parsons, Kansas on May 20, 2015.

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5 Ways to Help Preschoolers Understand and Discuss Their Emotions

understanding emotions

Children are not born knowing how to regulate their emotions. Therefore, parents, teachers and caregivers must teach them emotional literacy skills.

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Share Your Story With Us!

KVC is seeking real stories from children, youth, families and staff nationwide about reunification, foster care, adoption, in-home family services, behavioral/mental healthcare, residential psychiatric hospital care, and other services KVC provides.

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Jayhawks’ Bill Self, KC Chiefs’ Mark Donovan Headline KVC Hero Luncheon for Charity

KVC Hero Luncheon - June 18, 2015 - featuring KU Jayhawks Coach Bill Self and Kansas City Chiefs President Mark Donovan

On June 18, sports leaders and community members will come together at the KVC Hero Luncheon for insider commentary and inspiration.

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Campaign Creates Tools for Talking About Mental Health

Mental health is one of the hardest topics to bring up – but discussing it is one of the most important conversations people can have. Text, Talk, Act is a fun and innovative way to get young people talking about mental health.

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College Students Get Real-World Experience at KVC

Each year, more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. nationwide students complete their internship or practicum at KVC.

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Show Your Support for Families During National Reunification Month

During the month of June, KVC is recognizing and celebrating families that have worked hard to overcome obstacles, resolve conflicts and learn healthy skills in order for their children to safely return home.

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