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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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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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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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10 Ways to Stay Optimistic During a Pandemic: Coping During COVID-19

Family bonding - how to stay optimistic

Tips to help you stay optimistic and positive during challenging times. Part of a series “Coping During COVID-19” offering helpful support from KVC experts.

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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 […]

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What to Expect When a Child Discharges From a Children’s Psychiatric Hospital

children's psychiatric hospital

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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How to Support Children’s Mental Health During the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

support children's mental health during pandemic

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 […]

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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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5 Things Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health

5 Things Child Needs for Good Mental Health

Mental health is important at every stage of life. The early years are the best time for parents & caregivers to start building a child’s mental health.

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