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What to Expect When a Child Discharges From a Children’s Psychiatric Hospital

children's psychiatric hospital

Read this article to understand how you can continue helping a child after they discharge from a children’s psychiatric hospital.

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How to Support Children’s Mental Health During the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

support children's mental health during pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic can be an immense source of stress and fear in children and teens, just like with adults. While you can’t change COVID-19, you can create a positive impact on children’s mental health as they continue to adjust to the “new normal.” Let’s look at how. Watch for Signs of Information Overload and […]

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Why Youth in Foster Care Are Vulnerable to Human Trafficking and How Caregivers Can Protect Them

foster care and human trafficking connection

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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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 to Set Limits and Consequences for Your Child

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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Employee Spotlight: Kristen Tebow Locates Missing or Runaway Youth in Foster Care

Employee Spotlight: Kristen Tebow Locates Missing or Runaway Youth in Foster Care

As a Missing Youth Specialist, Kristen Tebow has reframed the years she spent as a victim of human trafficking into a positive force for helping others.

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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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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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