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What It’s Really Like to Foster Teens (And Why You Should Do It)

Fostering Teens

Across the nation, outcomes for teens aging out of foster care are grim, and the need for loving families to foster teens continues to grow.

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KVC Health Systems and Subsidiary Leaders Sign CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion Pledge

KVC Health Systems CEO and Other Leaders Sign Pledge for Diversity and Inclusion

With this commitment, KVC Health Systems joins nearly 2,000 business and nonprofit organizations in committing to cultivate a trusting environment where all ideas are welcomed, and employees feel comfortable and empowered to have discussions about diversity and inclusion.

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Foster Care in America: Realities, Challenges and Solutions

Foster Care in America

Over 400,000 children are in foster care in America. This community problem requires a community solution.

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KVC Health Systems and Emporia State University Launch Data Analytics Research to Benefit Children in Foster Care

Children in foster care - KVC Health Systems Emporia State predictive analytics

In this exciting new partnership, graduate students and a leading child welfare organization will explore the potential of predictive analytics to improve outcomes for children who need foster care.

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4 State-Specific Factors That Affect a Child’s Wellbeing

child wellbeing

The new KIDS COUNT policy report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation describes what factors affect a child’s overall wellbeing.

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7 Questions to Ask Before Your First Foster Care Placement

Foster parent reading to first foster care placement

Becoming a foster parent is a big decision, and your first foster care placement sparks a lot of questions. Here are some answers!

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At 2021 Celebration, KVC Health Systems Will Honor Heroes, Thank Supporters and Share Its Impact

KVC 2021 Annual Celebration

The event, live-streamed on YouTube this year, will include an update from KVC President and CEO Jason Hooper, stories of people whose lives have been changed by KVC services, and awards for heroes and partners.

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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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The KVC Foundation Names Michelle Lawrence as Its First President

Michelle Lawrence KVC Foundation

By encouraging philanthropy, the KVC Foundation helps KVC’s local teams be agile and innovative in strengthening families, preventing child abuse and neglect, and helping both children and adults achieve mental health wellness.

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Reunification: How Foster Parents and Birth Parents Can Work Together

Family working towards reunification

Learn how experienced foster parents promote safe family reunification and support birth parents.

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