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Is Your Teen Stressed About School? Here’s How You Can Help Them

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Is your teen stressed about school? Is COVID-19 adding to that stress? Try these strategies to help alleviate their stress.

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What is People-First Language? Inclusive Speech Important In An Increasingly Diverse World

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People-first language is based on the fact that people with disabilities are first and foremost people. Read this blog to learn more!

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Foster Care in Nebraska: Realities, Challenges and Solutions

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While the number of youth in Nebraska foster care may be decreasing, vital resources that help families in crisis are too. Learn what you can do to help!

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Sound of Slamming Doors Now Replaced By Peaceful Calm: How One PACT Therapist Provided Hope and Healing

Read this story to learn how KVC’s PACT services teach a mother how to handle her daughter’s challenging behaviors and help a family find hope and healing.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Life-Changing Impact of Social Work

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Social workers help families and individuals overcome difficult situations. Read this blog for 10 unexpected things you didn’t know about social workers!

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Resource Family Conference Registration Open & Keynote Speaker Announced

KVC Nebraska announces Rebecca Bender, nationally known speaker and expert on human trafficking, as the Resource Family Conference keynote speaker. Registration now open!

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CPR / First Aid – Re-certification

This training is available to Extended Family Home providers. The Red Cross First Aid course will meet the following objectives: Explain Universal Precautions and the Good Samaritan Law Teach foster parents how to respond to a medical emergency, and what to do until a trained medical professional arrives Discuss how to put together an expanded […]

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Medication Aid Training

This training is required for all foster parents and EFH providers each licensure period and worth 2 CEUs. Medication Aide training reviews safe medication management. After this training, foster parents should be able to: Give meds in a safe, consistent manner; in a clean, sterile technique; and have medication that is clearly labeled and issued by […]

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Healthy Sexual Boundaries Training

Foster Parent Training

This training is available to foster parents and worth 2 CEUs. During Healthy Sexual Boundaries, foster parents will: Increase their comfort in talking about sex/sexuality Learn the essential relationship skills to increase a sense of safety in discussing sex/sexuality Define sexual behavior throughout the lifespan Respond to sexual behavior Demonstrate how to talk to children […]

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Safety & Connection through Effective Communication Training

Foster Parent Training

This training is available to foster parents and worth 2.5 CEUs. KVC Nebraska believes all people matter and can grow through experiencing healthy relationships. In the Mandt System Training, there are several helpful verbal de-escalation tools taught that employees, foster families, and extended family home providers can utilize to encourage safety and connection through effective […]

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