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Foster Families are More than a Home

how foster parents support healing

Do you know all the ways foster parents support healing for youth who have experienced trauma, abuse, or neglect? Read this blog to learn more.

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What’s the Main Goal of Foster Care?

goal of foster care

Many myths exist about the goal of foster care. Read this article to understand what is always the first goal when a child enters foster care.

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Why Foster Parent Training is Critical to Helping Children in Care

foster parent training in Nebraska

Ever wondered what the training classes are like to become a foster parent? Read this post to learn more about what the training covers and why it’s important for caring for children and teens.

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Why Are Children in Foster Care?

why are children in foster care

Have you ever wondered why children are in foster care? Though many factors can cause youth to enter foster care, these are the most common reasons.

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Keynote Speaker Announced for 2018 KVC Nebraska Resource Family Conference

Josh Shipp announced as speaker for 2018 Resource Family Conference

An award-winning youth expert and teen author will be the keynote speaker for this year’s RFC. Known for style and content that is both kid tested and parent approved.

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Common Types of Foster Care

Types of Foster Care

When parents become unable to care for their children, different types of foster care exist to meet the unique needs of each child and family.

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Deciding to Foster? How to Check a Foster Care Agency’s Reputation

agency's reputation

It’s important to find a foster care agency you can trust. Here are 3 things to look for when assessing an agency’s reputation.

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Q&A with Kelli Jo Anderson, Foster Care Specialist

KVC Nebraska Foster Care Specialist Kelli Jo Anderson

Foster Care Specialists support the licensed foster and kinship families while they care for youth in foster care. Learn why FCS Kelli Jo has a passion for working with youth and families in Nebraska.

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6 Questions Foster Parents Have About Their First Placement

foster care placement

Becoming a foster parent is a big decision and it’s no surprise that families have a lot of questions along the way. We have identified some of the most common questions that are asked.

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Walking the Walk: KVC In-Home Specialist Adopts from Foster Care

Adopt from foster care KVC Nebraska

Every day KVC Nebraska social workers help children and teens in foster care. Hear how one In-Home Specialist was inspired to open her heart and home to a child needing a forever family.

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