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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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Life-Changing Mentor Teaches Teen Boy Meaning of Resilience

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Because of the life-changing mentorship offered by KVC Nebraska’s Youth Peer Support Services, a young man learns the meaning of recovery and resilience.

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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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Healthy Sexual Boundaries Training

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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

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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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Medication Aid Training

Medication Aide training reviews safe medication management. After this training, Extended Family Home providers 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 a pharmacy or hospital Understand The 8 Rights of Medication Administration Properly store medication If […]

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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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