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Oprah Winfrey Examines Childhood Trauma and How to Treat It

Oprah reports on childhood trauma

*Photo credit: 60 Minutes In the United States, an epidemic has been sweeping across the nation, being passed down from generation to generation and contributing to some of the worst health and social problems in society. Milwaukee, Wisconsin is one of the poorest cities in the nation. When a local newspaper ran a series about […]

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Why Youth in Foster Care Are Vulnerable to Human Trafficking and How Caregivers Can Protect Them

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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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20 Inspiring Stories of Overcoming Childhood Adversity & Getting Mental Health Support

KVC Story Contest 2019 Winners - Share your story - Inspiring stories of overcoming childhood adversity

In our annual Story Contest, we received 55 inspiring stories of overcoming childhood adversity, mental health needs, loneliness and hopelessness.

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9 Things in “Instant Family” That Are Totally Accurate

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Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne star in the heartwarming movie “Instant Family.” See 9 aspects of the movie that accurately depict foster care and adoption.

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Recognizing the Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect

Recognize the signs of child abuse and neglect

Child abuse is a growing epidemic that can happen anywhere and to anyone. Make sure you know the signs of child abuse and neglect and report it.

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Fact or Fiction – What is True About Child Abuse?

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Do you know what is true and what is myth when it comes to child abuse? Find out the most common misconceptions along with their realities.

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KVC Health Systems Releases New Thriving Magazine with Inspiring Stories

kvc health systems releases new thriving magazine Thriving magazine KVC Health Systems fall winter 2017 child welfare behavioral healthcare foster care adoption mental health kansas city

In the latest issue of Thriving, KVC Health Systems provides inspiring stories of children and families who overcame adversity, helpful tips and more.

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The KVC Institute Shares a Big Idea for Transforming Foster Care in America

The KVC Institute for Health Systems Innovation today released its “Big Idea” campaign describing how public and private agencies and other stakeholders can transform foster care in America.

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KVC Health Systems Selected for International Brain Science Initiative

KVC is one of 15 nonprofit organization selected to participate in an initiative called, “Change in Mind: Applying Neurosciences to Revitalize Communities.”

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KVC Health Systems, NYU and Annie E. Casey Foundation Help States Train Foster Parents on Childhood Trauma

For many child welfare professionals, relatives and foster parents, knowing how to help children heal from the damaging effects of childhood traumatic stress has been unclear… until now.

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