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Connecting with Children as a Mental Health Nurse

As a mental health nurse at KVC Wheatland Hospital, Farrah Hendrix engages and connects with youth to help them heal from childhood trauma.

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KVC Hospitals Strengthens Senior Leadership Team to Expand Children’s Psychiatric Treatment in KS & MO

KVC Hospitals Strengthens Senior Leadership to Expand Children's Psychiatric Treatment in KS and MO

The leadership changes will help KVC Hospitals replicate its unique, effective model and expand children’s access to psychiatric treatment.

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Understanding How Children Experience Psychiatric Crisis

James Roberson of KVC Hospitals provides education on what a psychiatric crisis is and how to help a child or teen in crisis.

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Healing Childhood Trauma with Innovation: James Roberson

James Roberson

James Roberson, Vice President of Programs and Innovation for KVC Hospitals discusses innovative techniques for trauma-informed childhood brain development.

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How KVC Hospitals’ Learning Lab Enhances Child Therapy

child therapy - learning lab at KVC Hosptials

To help youth heal from traumatic experiences, childhood adversity and to build a healthy brain, KVC has created a fun room where we lead youth through brain strengthening exercises and activities.

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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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Teen Displaced by War Receives Treatment for PTSD

post-traumatic stress disorder

Ivan had seen some traumatic things during wartime in Ukraine. When he immigrated to the US, he needed some help processing what he had seen and KVC was there to help.

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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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Q&A with Miquel, Behavioral Health Technician

Behavioral Health Technician

When youth enter our residential treatment program, they are in the care of a dedicated treatment team. The Behavioral Health Technicians (BHT) help kids through their treatment plans and to overcome challenges. Meet Miquel, one BHT at KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital who talks about the rewards of helping children.

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Psychiatric Care: Defining Acute and Residential Treatment

What is psychiatric care?

Children and teens can sometimes exhibit behaviors that might need professional help, and it might become confusing. Here’s some helpful information about psychiatric care.

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