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KVC Kentucky Celebrates Social Workers During National Social Work Month

March is National Social Work Month! During this time, KVC Kentucky honors the incredible ways that our social workers, clinicians and other professionals help children, adults and families. Social work is a helping profession focused on enhancing human well-being and meeting people’s basic and complex needs, with a particular focus on those who are vulnerable, oppressed and living in poverty. No matter their specific licensure, KVC employees bring compassion, knowledge and care that make a tremendous positive impact in hundreds of communities.

This year’s theme is “The Time Is Right for Social Work.” According to the National Association of Social Workers, “The time is always right for social work. However more people are entering the field because the life-affirming services that social workers provide are needed more than ever. This is especially true as our nation continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, systemic racism, economic inequality, global warming, and other crises. That is why the theme for Social Work Month 2022 is The Time is Right for Social Work.”

See below to read inspiring stories about our staff and share these with your family and friends!

Social Workers Share What Drives Their Passion for Helping Children and Families

KVC’s team of social workers makes numerous positive impacts in hundreds of communities nationwide. Read this blog to see what makes two KVC Kentucky social workers passionate about their careers!


KVC Clinical Specialist Helps Family Communicate, Forgive & Thrive

In this story, a KVC Clinical Specialist shares how she helped a family thrive by equipping them with the tools to better communicate with one another.


Learn About Our Staff’s Amazing Impact on Children and Families & Join Our Team!

Our staff works tirelessly to improve the lives of Kentucky children and families each day. Check out the impact they’ve made and how you can join our team!


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Teenage Girl Transforms After Therapeutic Equine Therapy

With the aid of therapeutic equine therapy, a teenage girl who faced several behavioral challenges was able to learn new skills and become healthy.


Kentucky Family Specialist

Grandmother Makes Difficult Decision, Keeps Grandchildren Safe

With the assistance of a KVC Kentucky Family Specialist, a grandparent was able to make a difficult decision to have her grandkids remain safely with her.


If you are interested in making a positive difference in the lives of of children, teens and families, here are five reasons you should pursue an career in social work!

Visit www.kvckentucky.org/careers to view open positions today!

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