A radical reform of the foster care system has been long overdue. The Family First Prevention Services Act is just that. Here is how your agency can implement it and help families.
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Read the inspiring true stories of how nonprofit KVC Health Systems has partnered with children and families to help them overcome adversity including child abuse or neglect, mental health challenges, or family struggles.
Read these poignant stories of how nonprofit KVC Health Systems helped children and families who overcame adversity including child abuse or neglect, mental health challenges, or family struggles.
A five-year child trauma study conducted with KVC Kansas shows how to help children in foster care.
A new study shows how stress affects health overall & the brain. Learn more about the study & how KVC is helping to treat children who experience stress.
Learn how brains can be strengthened so that individuals can better manage stress and solve life’s many challenges in order to lead a happy, healthy life.
It is important for child welfare professionals and caregivers to help children in foster care identify and address the underlying cause of the separation.
KVC trained public agencies at two national pilot sites on a curriculum that will help relative and foster parents better care for children and youth who have experienced trauma.
KVC Health Systems presented its 44th Hero Award to the Washington, D.C. Child and Family Services Agency led by Director Brenda Donald at its 2014 Annual Meeting on October 16. A partnership with KVC has helped the agency dramatically improve outcomes for children and families.
KVC’s consulting to Washington, D.C.’s child welfare agency resulted in 47% fewer children removed from their homes each month and children spending significantly less time in foster care.