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Why KVC Nebraska is a Great Place to Work: Social Workers Find Purpose & Passion

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KVC Nebraska’s social work careers cultivate belonging for Nebraska youth, individuals, and families along with KVC team members. Find your dream team and career here.

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Innovative Program Helps Youth in Foster Care Graduate High School & Live Their Dreams

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Fostering Educational Success supports the educational endeavors of youth exiting foster care and creates stronger families. Get an inside look at the program.

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How to Support Young People Aging Out of Foster Care

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Without a safe home and compassionate care, teens who age out of foster care can struggle. What makes the difference might be your support. See how you can support youth aging out of foster care here.

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How Foster and Birth Parents Can Work Together Toward Reunification

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Maintaining relationships with birth family members during foster care and reunification helps youth maintain a sense of identity and belonging. Get tips on how you can work with birth parents toward reunification in this article.

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The Power of Love: Siblings Thrive After Traumatic Early Childhood 

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Siblings Malachi and Nevaeh Coleman experienced more than their fair share of heartbreak before being adopted by Craig and Miranda Coleman. Read their powerful story.

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15 Empowering Books About Mental Health, Trauma & Diversity for Kids and Adults

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Books can help caregivers and kids gain the tools they need to overcome life’s challenges. Get 15 empowering book recommendations on mental health, trauma, foster care and more.

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Why More Nebraska Foster Parents Are Needed

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See why Nebraska children and teens need more foster parents to temporarily care for them while birth families work toward reunification.

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I Identify as LGBTQIA+, Can I Be a Foster Parent?

Prospective foster parents who identify as LGBTQIA+ can face difficulties in their process to become foster parents, and similarly, LGBTQIA+ youth in the foster care system have a tougher time than other kids. This article discusses if LGBTQIA+ parents can be foster parents and the facts about the LGBTQIA+ community and the foster care system. 

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4 Ways Foster Parents Can Support Children in Foster Care Through the Holidays

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Children in foster care may need extra support around the holidays. In this blog, read four ways you can encourage kids in your care. 

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Teen Brother and Sister Follow Different Paths After Foster Care

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For many youth experiencing foster care, their siblings are the only constant presence in their lives. Read this story of a brother and sister following different paths but supporting each other through thick and thin.

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