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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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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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A Day in the Life of a Social Worker

day in the life of a social worker

Have you wondered what it’s really like to be a social worker? Get a behind-the-scenes look at day in the life of a social worker here!

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10 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Social Workers

social worker

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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KVC Health Systems Launches KVC Missouri and Names New President

KVC Missouri Launch

KVC Missouri is a nonprofit organization that includes KVC Niles, based in the heart of Kansas City, MO, and a range of new community-based services for children and families. Learn more about the organization’s vision and leadership.

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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

foster parent training

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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