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5 Things All Families Need to Thrive

KVC Health Systems - Protective Factors

Challenges can happen in any family. Here are the protective factors families need to remain strong and overcome those challenges.

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Oprah Winfrey Reports on Childhood Trauma and How to Treat It

Oprah reports on childhood trauma

Some of the nation’s worst social problems arise from traumatic childhood experiences. In this 60 Minutes report, Oprah highlights a revolutionary approach.

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Foster Care in America: Realities, Challenges and Solutions

Foster care in America

The number of U.S. children entering foster care is rising while resources decline. This community problem requires a community solution.

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Sierra’s Story of Hope, Healing and Resilience [VIDEO]

Sierra's story of resilience

Growing up, Sierra was abused, neglected and never felt safe in her own home. Her foster parents have been instrumental in helping her heal and experience the love and support she deserves.

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Heroes Emerge at the 6th Annual KVC Hero Luncheon Benefitting Children in Need

2017 KVC Hero Luncheon

More than 550 people from all over the Kansas City metro filled the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel ballroom for the 6th Annual KVC Hero Luncheon on Thursday, June 15.

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Woman Who Aged Out of Foster Care Defied the Odds, Found Success

Danya's story success after aging out of foster care - young woman ages out of foster care, defies the odds, finds success

Despite the dim statistics, Danya found success after aging out of foster care and is now helping hundreds of youth create a future as bright as hers.

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Children May Not Remember Trauma, But Their Bodies Do

Resilience film: children may not remember trauma, but their body does

The latest neuroscience tells us that trauma affects a child’s developing brain and impacts his or her behavior, biological development and even later-life health.

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Olympic Gymnast Simone Biles Adopted From Foster Care by Grandparents

simone biles adopted from foster care

Ron and Nellie Biles adopted their granddaughters Simone and Adria from foster care in 2001.

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The Resilience of Jaycee Dugard: Overcoming Kidnapping, Years of Abuse

Jaycee Dugard interview with Diane Sawyer

Jaycee Dugard endured 18 years of abuse after being kidnapped in front of her home. Since her rescue in 2009, Dugard is reacclimating to society and moving on from her horrific experience.

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5 Things Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health

5 things every child needs for good mental health

Good mental health gives children the ability to interact in social environments, follow directions, solve problems and manage their emotions.

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