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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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What Does Adoption Cost?

Interested in growing your family through adoption? You may have heard that it can be very expensive. However, one option is basically free!

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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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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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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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How to Set Limits and Consequences for Your Child

Parenting skill: Limit Setting

Limit setting is a skill used to discourage and prevent problem behaviors. When the child behaves inappropriately, then they earn a negative consequence.

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How to Actively Communicate with Your Child

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Active communication is a critical parenting skill. Learn what to avoid – like interrupting and jumping to conclusions – and which strategies to try.

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What No One Told Me About Becoming a Foster Parent

Foster Parents with kids - Becoming a Foster Parent

If you’re curious what becoming a foster parent really means — behind-the-scenes stories you may not have heard — read on to learn from these families.

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Celebrities Open Up About The Impact of Fathers on Mental Health

Impact of Fathers on Mental Health

Ryan Reynolds, Prince William and others share the profound impact their fathers had on their mental health and how they are raising their own children.

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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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