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National Foster Care Month

National Foster Care Month is a time to recognize the role that each of us can play in enhancing the lives of children and youth in foster care. We acknowledge foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who work to strengthen families in order for children to […]

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Trauma 101 Training for Foster Parents

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This training is available to foster parents and worth 2 CEUs. You are able to take this training via webcast through the MyLink app on your iPad. This class provides foster parents with an overview of trauma, an understanding of how trauma affects children and parents, and how to work with people who have experienced […]

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During National Adoption Month, KVC Health Systems Facilitates Over 60 Children’s Adoptions & Highlights Waiting Children

It's National Adoption Month and these are Nebraska children searching for loving adoptive families.

There are over 123,000 children waiting for adoptive families in the U.S. This National Adoption Month, learn more about Nebraska’s foster-to-adopt process.

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We Can Safely Reduce the Number of Nebraska Children in Foster Care by Half ⁠— Here’s How

Removing children from their homes introduces new, unnecessary trauma into their lives. Read this article to learn more about how intensive in-home services help reduce the number of Nebraska children in foster care.

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Want to Foster or Adopt? Take the First Step with This Training – Omaha, NE

More than 3,000 Nebraska children and teens need foster families to open their hearts and homes. It only takes ONE caring adult to change a child’s life. How about you? One of the first and most important steps to become a licensed foster or adoptive parent is to complete TIPS-MAPP training (Trauma Informed Partnering for […]

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Want to Foster or Adopt? Take the First Step with This Training – Omaha, NE

More than 3,000 Nebraska children and teens need foster families to open their hearts and homes. It only takes ONE caring adult to change a child’s life. How about you? One of the first and most important steps to become a licensed foster or adoptive parent is to complete TIPS-MAPP training (Trauma Informed Partnering for […]

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Want to Foster or Adopt? Take the First Step with This Training – Lincoln, NE

More than 3,000 Nebraska children and teens need foster families to open their hearts and homes. It only takes ONE caring adult to change a child’s life. How about you? One of the first and most important steps to become a licensed foster or adoptive parent is to complete TIPS-MAPP training (Trauma Informed Partnering for […]

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Q&A with Kelli Jo Anderson, Foster Care Specialist

KVC Nebraska Foster Care Specialist Kelli Jo Anderson

Foster Care Specialist Kelli supports foster parents and kids in foster care throughout their journey. Read about her passion for her role and why she was named Employee of the Year.

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How Foster Families Are Matched with Youth and Why It Matters

Learn more about the process of matching youth in foster care with the right foster family and what to expect as a newly licensed foster parent.

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Foster Families are More than a Home

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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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