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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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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 Long Does it Take to Become a Foster Parent?

How long does it take to become a foster parent

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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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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Attachment: How to Have a Great Relationship with Your Child

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Attachment describes the connection you have with your child. In this post, learn about the 4 attachment styles and which one to strive for.

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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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Can I Be a Single Foster Parent?

Can I foster as a single parent

Unmarried adults can become foster parents! Read firsthand accounts from single foster parents and learn if this choice is right for you.

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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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