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Why Foster Parent Training is Critical to Helping Children in Care

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

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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

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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

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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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Steps to Become a Foster Parent in Nebraska

Steps to Become a Foster Parent in Nebraska

Becoming a foster parent is a big decision and it’s no surprise that families have a lot of questions along the way. Recruitment Coordinator Makayla Schippert shares answers to some of the most common questions that she’s asked about the process to become a foster parent.

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Foster Care in Nebraska: Realities, Challenges and Solutions

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The number of Nebraska children entering foster care is rising while resources decline. This community problem requires a community solution.

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Q&A with Ashley Hein, Foster Care Specialist

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Meet Foster Care Specialist Ashley Hein who discusses her role in helping children and teens find safe and loving homes while in foster care.

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Important Safety Tips for Enjoying Fun in the Sun

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As the temperature rises, caregivers and parents should keep a watchful eye for heat-related illness and sun safety. Here are some tips to make sure your summer is safe and fun!

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15 Free Summer Activities for Kids

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Are you ready for summer vacation? It’s here! Here is a list of ideas for some fun, free summer activities to enjoy as a family.

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