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Why Is Self-Care Especially Important For Foster Parents?

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Foster parenting is as hard as it is rewarding. While you’re caring for the kids in your home, it’s important to take care of yourself too. Read this blog to learn more about self-care!

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A Day in the Life of a Social Worker

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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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KVC Health Systems Launches KVC Missouri and Names New President

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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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7 Ways You Can Help a Child in Foster Care (Without Being a Foster Parent)

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Learn seven different things you can do (besides becoming a foster parent) to help a child in foster care!

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Why Youth in Foster Care Are Vulnerable to Human Trafficking and How Caregivers Can Protect Them

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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

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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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How Long Does it Take to Become a Foster Parent?

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Interested in fostering children? Learn how long it typically takes to become a foster parent and what you can do to speed up the process.

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During National Adoption Month, KVC Health Systems Highlights the 122,000 Children and Teens In Need of Families

KVC Health Systems’ local teams have facilitated 5,539 children’s adoptions. Yet over 122,000 children nationally are still waiting for adoptive families.

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KVC Health Systems Celebrates 50th Anniversary, Releases 2020 Impact Report

KVC Health Systems' 50th Anniversary Celebration

A 50th anniversary is a special milestone! See how KVC Health Systems celebrated and how you can get involved in helping children and families.

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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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