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Category: Family Support

A Child’s First Night in Your Home: What to Know & Consider

A Child’s First Night in Your Home: What to Know & Consider

In all relationships, each person brings their own habits, culture, values and traditions to the home. The same is true for children who will be joining your family through foster care or adoption. Learn more about what to expect during their first days in your home.

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Families in Crisis: Abuse vs. Neglect

Families in Crisis: Abuse vs. Neglect

Children are removed from their homes and placed into foster care because families are going through a crisis, resulting in an unsafe home, abuse or neglect. Abuse is the intentional infliction of harm, whether it is physical, emotional, or sexual harm. Neglect is the failure to provide the necessary care for an individual, resulting in that individual's injury or illness.

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Caring for Kids and Creating Families Central Missouri

Caring for Kids and Creating Families Central Missouri

Our Central Missouri team is growing! Through our partnership with the Missouri Alliance for Children and Families (MCAF), we are pleased to announce the expansion of our Foster Care Case Management (FCCM) program to now include Columbia and Jefferson City.

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Building Blocks for Success: Family First Prevention Services Act

Building Blocks for Success: Family First Prevention Services Act

The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) of 2018 enacted funding for time-limited prevention services for mental health, substance abuse and in-home parent skill-based programs for children or youth, providing more resources to help families in crisis stay together.

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Day Treatment Team Rises to the Challenge

Day Treatment Team Rises to the Challenge

Worldwide educators are rising to the challenge to provide a safe and effective learning environment. While it’s not easy navigating what that looks like, our day treatment program team is committed to using a trauma-informed approach and quickly adapted to a virtual learning. They are going above and beyond to meet the needs of students, while providing wrap around services for their families.

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