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Free, Virtual “What is Burnout and How to Prevent It” Training for KVC Foster Parents, Evening Session

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Our foster parents work hard to care for the youth in their homes. Sometimes this leads to physical, emotional and mental exhaustion, otherwise known as “burnout.” This training will review why burnout happens and how foster families can prevent it.

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Random Acts of Kindness Matter for Your Health

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On February 17, we celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day to remind us all that being kind is simple AND impactful. In fact, it’s even contagious! Read this blog to learn how random acts of kindness not only leave you feeling happier but also impact your physical and mental health.

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Can I Be a Single Foster Parent?

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Unmarried adults can become foster parents! Read firsthand accounts from single foster parents and learn if this choice is right for you.

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How You Can Help a Child or Teen in Need During the Holidays

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Everyone can do something to help a child or teen in foster care, and there are several different ways you can get involved.

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Why Foster Care Makes a Positive Impact for Older Teens

Growing pains are a part of life, but teens don’t outgrow the need for a loving family. Read this blog to learn how foster care makes an impact for teens!

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During National Adoption Month, KVC West Virginia Celebrates 150+ Children’s Adoptions

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KVC West Virginia facilitated over 150 children’s adoptions this past year. Read more about National Adoption Month and meet some of the adoptive families we helped in this blog!

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How Does Academic Stress Affect Mental Health in the Age of Digital Learning

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As digital learning becomes more popular, so does academic stress. Read this blog to find out how this will affect your kids’ mental health!

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Why Are Children in Foster Care?

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Have you ever wondered, “Why are children in foster care?” Though many factors can cause youth to enter foster care, these are the most common reasons.

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Why Is Self-Care Especially Important For Foster Parents?

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Foster parenting is as hard as it is rewarding. While you’re caring for the kids in your home, it’s important to take care of yourself too. Read this blog to learn more about self-care!

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How Long Is the Training to Become a Licensed Foster Parent?

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If you’d like to become a licensed foster parent in West Virginia, here is a general timeframe of how long it takes to become a licensed foster parent.

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