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Oprah Winfrey Examines Childhood Trauma and How to Treat It

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

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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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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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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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2020 KVC Gala Goes Virtual and Raises Over $410k for Children and Families in Crisis

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KVC Health Systems celebrated 50 years of heart-centered service to children and families with a lively virtual Gala fundraiser.

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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

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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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10 Tips to Stay Engaged While Working Remotely During Coronavirus: Coping During COVID-19

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10 tips to stay connected while working remotely during the coronavirus outbreak. Part of a series “Coping During COVID-19” offering mental health support from experts at KVC.

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How to Create A Mental Health Coping Toolkit for Coronavirus Anxiety: Coping During COVID-19

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Create a toolkit to help manage anxiety while coping with coronavirus pandemic. Part of a series “Coping During COVID-19” offering mental health support.

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