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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

foster care and human trafficking connection

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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3 Levels of Behavioral and Mental Health Treatment for Children and Teens

Children's Mental Health

Learn about the types of mental health treatment for children and teens that can put your child on the path to mental health wellness.

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New KVC Thriving Magazine: Special 50th Anniversary Issue Celebrates Helping Over 300,000 People

KVC Health Systems Thriving Magazine 50th Anniversary Issue

In this 50th Anniversary issue of Thriving, KVC Health Systems commemorates 50 years of heart-centered service to children and families.

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How Long Does it Take to Become a Foster Parent?

How long does it take to become a foster parent

Interested in fostering children? Learn how long it typically takes to become a foster parent and what you can do to speed up the process.

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5 Things Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health

5 Things Child Needs for Good Mental Health

Mental health is important at every stage of life. The early years are the best time for parents & caregivers to start building a child’s mental health.

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Attachment: How to Have a Great Relationship with Your Child

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Attachment describes the connection you have with your child. In this post, learn about the 4 attachment styles and which one to strive for.

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How to Reward Your Child’s Good Behavior

Parenting Skills Balance: Using Encouragement and Limit Setting

Recognizing good behavior is a powerful tool that parents can use to promote and reinforce good behavior.

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