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Sportswriter, Author and Humorist Joe Posnanski Headlines KVC Hero Luncheon

2018 KVC Hero Luncheon

The luncheon, taking place on May 30 in Overland Park, Kan., will raise funds while honoring and inspiring Everyday Heroes who support children and families in need.

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Better Foster Care Software? Kansas Nonprofit Is Leading the Charge

KVC Health Systems’ Care is a software suite of foster care, child welfare and behavioral health case management tools. Everything in Care is mobile-friendly which improves work and benefits families.

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The Key to Succeeding When Working in an Emotionally Challenging Field

Self-care

Every job comes with stress. For professionals working in human services and health care, practicing this one activity is vital in order to succeed.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Social Workers

Social Workers

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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Oprah Winfrey Reports on Childhood Trauma and How to Treat It

Oprah reports on childhood trauma

Some of the nation’s worst social problems arise from traumatic childhood experiences. In this 60 Minutes report, Oprah highlights a revolutionary approach.

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KVC Health Systems Releases Moving Stories of Families Who Overcame Adversity

kids playing - stories of families who overcame adversity

Read these poignant stories of how nonprofit KVC Health Systems helped children and families who overcame adversity including child abuse or neglect, mental health challenges, or family struggles.

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How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime

childhood trauma

The repeated stress of abuse, neglect or other family challenges can impact the developing brains and bodies of children, creating life-long effects.

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

child teen counseling

If your child or teen has been expressing behavioral issues, utilizing counselors in your youth’s school or faith-based community is a great place to start.

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2017 KVC Gala at the Station Raises Over $300K for Children and Families

2017 KVC Charity Gala

Funds raised will help children and families KVC serves with in-home family support, behavioral health, foster care, adoption and children’s psychiatric hospitals.

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KVC Health Systems Releases 3 New Guides on Child Mental Health

child mental health

The three eBooks on child mental health are 5 Things Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health, Quick Assessment: Does My Child or Teen Need Professional Help?, and The 3 Types of Mental and Behavioral Health Treatment for Children and Teens.

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