- About Us
KVC Kentucky is a 501(c)3 nonprofit child welfare and behavioral healthcare organization that provides mental and behavioral health services, family preservation and reunification, and other family-related services.
Who We Are
Each year, KVC serves over 12,000 children and families across Kentucky! At KVC Kentucky, there is strong emphasis in the therapeutic implementation of evidence-based therapy, assessments and programs.
- Programs and Services
At KVC, we want every child and adult to be safe & connected to a strong family and a healthy community. We’re proud to be a leader in innovative, effective and compassionate care.
Behavioral Health Services
Innovative, evidence-based mental and behavioral health services delivered virtually, in the home and in the communities of our clients.
Family First Prevention and Reunification Services
Clinical services designed to help strengthen families and keep children safely at home or reunify children who have been removed to foster care or other residential treatment settings.
- Training and Consultation
Training for Family Preservation & Reunification Specialists
Evidence-Based & Evidence-Informed Practices
KVC Kentucky is built on a foundation of quality services by highly skilled specialists. KVC Kentucky emphasizes the importance of training and values the opportunity to provide employees with continuing education that will enhance the work they are doing with Kentucky’s children and families. We emphasize the importance of utilizing evidence-informed practices in all programs. In addition to the Homebuilders Model prescribed for Family Preservation services across the state, KVC provides training in Child Adult Relationship Enhancement (CARE) Skills, 1-2-3 Magic, Nurturing Parenting Program, Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT), and Functional Family Therapy (FFT).
Considering the clinical nature of Family Preservation and Reunification, our specialists are also trained in a number of evidence-based and promising practices including Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Trauma Systems Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Diversion Specialists also participate in monthly Peer Review groups which frequently explore additional treatment interventions including Collaborative Problem Solving by Ross Greene and Scott Sells’ “Treating the Tough Adolescent.”