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Niles Home for Children Joins KVC Health Systems Family

Girl in school - Niles Home for Children joins KVC Health Systems family

A historic agency working in Kansas City’s urban core will be strengthened as Niles Home for Children joins KVC Health Systems, enhancing service quality.

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How to Discourage and Prevent Your Child’s Disruptive Behaviors

Parenting skill: Limit Setting

Limit setting is a skill used to discourage and prevent problem behaviors. When the child behaves inappropriately, then they earn a negative consequence.

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The White House Hosts First-Ever Technology Hackathon to Improve Foster Care

White House hosts foster care and technology hackathon

Non-profit organizations, child welfare leaders, philanthropists, engineers and leaders from the technology sector attended a two-day event to discuss ways to improve the foster care system through technology-focused solutions.

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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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Legacy of KVC’s CEO for 35 Years: Treat Every Child as Your Own

Wayne Sims with Sherry Love, Paul Klayder and Anne Roberts

Since 1980, Wayne Sims has grown KVC exponentially from a single home serving at-risk children in Kansas City, Kan. to a national organization serving nearly 60,000 children and families each year across the U.S.

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Free Childhood Trauma Training Available for Kansas Schools, Districts Through NYU/KVC Center

KVC offering free training on childhood traumatic stress for four Kansas school districts

School districts in Kansas are invited to request free training for staff on childhood traumatic stress in order to become a trauma-informed school.

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Actors, Athletes Raise Awareness of Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Hollywood actors and professional athletes share what it felt like to be 18 in a new video to raise awareness of youth aging out of foster care.

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Duck Dynasty Stars Are Adopting Teen Boy From Foster Care

Duck Dynasty stars adopting from foster care

Willie and Korie Robertson announced on Instagram that they are in the process of adopting a 13-year-old boy from foster care.

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5 Reasons to Pursue a Career in Social Work

Social work is a helping profession and a very diverse field encompassing many different kinds of professionals who all serve people in need.

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KVC Unveils Impact, Recognizes Heroes During 2015 Annual Celebration

On October 30, over 200 donors, community partners and employees gathered to celebrate KVC Health Systems’ impact in the lives of children and families over the past year

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