KVC Kentucky has been selected to pilot KSTEP, a program that will expand mental health services to families and increase staff.
Posts Tagged ‘Family Preservation’
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.
Family preservation services are designed to help families going through crisis and prevent children from having to enter foster care.
If you feel that a career in child welfare may be right for you or someone you know, here’s a brief snapshot of a few jobs that help children and families in need.
KVC Kentucky is shining the spotlight on three of our social workers and sharing their stories for National Social Work Month.
C.A.R.E. is used by non-clinical workers to strengthen child-adult attachments and teach desired behaviors to children.
Kentucky Youth Advocates (KYA) highlighted Family Preservation Programs as a smart investment for Kentucky families.
The Step Into Parenting classes are a “what to expect” guide for young women, allowing them a forum for questions and answers, education and support.
If home visiting can’t end poverty or the problems that come with it, advocates say it can make a difference with not only individual families but a society as a whole.
Prevent Child Abuse Month may end today, but advocacy for children is year round. Helping children can be as simple as being a friend, helping a new mom, and volunteering. You don’t have to go out of your way to help a child, or even change your daily routine. Advocacy can take place every day through small gestures.