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The Brain Can Change… And That Changes Everything

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KVC is expanding its neuroscience initiative. That includes developing new hands-on brain development tools for professionals and families and sharing information to influence policymaking.

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The Biological Consequences for Children Living in Poverty… and What We Can Do

Highly segregated, low-income neighborhoods such as Ferguson, MO, are experiencing a toxic stress epidemic. As parents become overwhelmed, children miss out on positive interactions needed for healthy brain development.

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KVC Health Systems Selected for International Brain Science Initiative

KVC is one of 15 nonprofit organization selected to participate in an initiative called, “Change in Mind: Applying Neurosciences to Revitalize Communities.”

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KVC Health Systems, NYU and Annie E. Casey Foundation Help States Train Foster Parents on Childhood Trauma

For many child welfare professionals, relatives and foster parents, knowing how to help children heal from the damaging effects of childhood traumatic stress has been unclear… until now.

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