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How the Opioid Epidemic is Literally Changing Kids’ Brains

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Dr. Nadine Burke Harris was recently interviewed by Mother Jones, a nonprofit news organization, to discuss the developmental and physiological effects that the opioid epidemic is having on children.

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Sierra’s Story of Hope, Healing and Resilience [VIDEO]

Sierra's story of resilience

Growing up, Sierra was abused, neglected and never felt safe in her own home. Her foster parents have been instrumental in helping her heal and experience the love and support she deserves.

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What Does KVC Stand For?

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Answering this question gives us a chance to tell you both about our history and our future… where we’ve been, and where we’re going.

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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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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 Celebrates Staff Nationwide During Social Work Month

KVC celebrates social work month

We are honored to have 363 licensed social workers on our team along with hundreds more professionals who do supportive work with children and families.

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KVC Health Systems Developing a College for Youth Emerging from Foster Care

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What makes KVC’s college concept unique is the combination of vocational training in high-demand fields along with specialized behavioral healthcare support and career readiness training.

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Holiday Heroes Bring Cheer to Children and Teens in the Child Welfare System

2016 Holiday Heroes recap

Generous individuals and organizations donated gifts for thousands of vulnerable children and youth to help make their holiday special.

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Protecting and Transforming Childhood

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Research has found childhood adversity to be common and harmful, but it’s preventable. Learn how you can help protect and transform childhood.

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KVC Releases CARE Software Built In-House

KVC CARE software

CARE is a modern, mobile-friendly application built to support case management, therapy and other types of client records for behavioral healthcare and child welfare.

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