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Challenges and Rewards of Working in a Children’s Psychiatric Hospital [VIDEO]

Work At KVC Hospitals

A children’s psychiatric hospital provides treatment for youth with depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues. See what it’s really like to work at KVC Hospitals.

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Campus Supervisor Eases Admission for Youth at Psychiatric Hospital

admission for youth at psychiatric hospital

Walking into a children’s psychiatric hospital can be unnerving to children and teens at first. KVC team members go above and beyond to make people feel welcome.

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Young Girl Gains Resources, Support to Help Manage Her Physical and Mental Health

Physical and Mental Health

No one had ever shown Mallory how to live with her disease. She was struggling, but one dedicated KVC employee showed her how to be healthy.

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Finding Her Voice: Teen Girl Thrives in Treatment

Psychiatric team at KVC Hospitals

A young girl found her voice through the support and love that KVC’s caring psychiatric treatment team offered.

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Q&A with Adam, Activities Coordinator

Activities Coordinator Adam Learning Lab

Youth receiving psychiatric treatment at KVC Hospitals have the chance to learn about their brain and develop skills to be healthy. Meet Adam who helps to teach these skills in the Learning Lab.

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Nurse Builds Trust With Young Boy to Help Him Heal

treating trauma

After experiencing abuse, Jonathan needed medical care. What he found went beyond just excellent medical attention, he was able to trust again and stop blaming himself.

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Design for a Difference KC Inspires a Healing Makeover for KVC Cottage

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The cottages that house youth receiving psychiatric residential treatment at KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital are getting a makeover. See how updating a living space can provide more than just fresh paint, it can offer a fresh start for children in crisis.

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What to Expect When Admitting Your Child to a Psychiatric Hospital

admission to a psychiatric hospital

Youth psychiatric treatment can help those struggling with mental and behavioral issues. Here are the answers to the admission process and common questions.

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Driven to Serve: An Interview with the President of KVC Hospitals

Ryan Speier of KVC Hospitals

We sat down for a conversation with President Ryan Speier of KVC Hospitals. He shared how his organization helps people and where it’s headed next.

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The Lydia Tree: How Unconditional Love Helped One Girl Heal from a Traumatic Childhood

heal from a traumatic childhood

Lydia rarely smiled and had given up all hope. Alicia Armstrong and the dedicated team at KVC Hospitals helped her to find joy again, and she continued to grow.

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