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What to Expect From an Alternative Education

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Sometimes, children and teens might need a different school environment to be successful. Learn how an alternative school can support youth learning at their level.

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Improving Treatment with Trauma-Informed Care

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Many children and teens experience some form of trauma. With the help of compassionate, trauma-informed treatment, youth can begin to heal.

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Niles Celebrates 135th Anniversary, Continues Legacy of Helping Children in Kansas City

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Throughout history, Niles has been a safe-haven for children and families needing support. Learn how Niles is doing since reopening 1 year ago and how they plan to remain a safe-haven for years to come.

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The Benefits of Play Therapy

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Play therapy offers a different way to communicate with therapeutic treatment. Learn more about this fun and effective mental health approach.

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Holiday Heroes Donate Gifts, Delight Youth Receiving Psychiatric Treatment

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The Kansas City community rallied behind the children & teens receiving psychiatric treatment at Niles this holiday season by donating gifts. Learn more about our 2017 Holiday Heroes here.

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Sesame Street Releases Tools to Help Children Affected By Trauma

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The popular children’s show Sesame Street is hoping to provide coping strategies and resilience-building techniques to children who have experienced trauma in new videos and printable resources.

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Does Your Child or Teen Need Counseling? Here Are Two Great Places to Start

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If your child or teen has been expressing behavioral issues, utilizing counselors in your youth’s school or faith-based community is a great place to start.

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How to Address Challenging Behaviors in Children

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Challenging behaviors in children and teens happen in all families. Learn what is typical and what might need additional support to overcome here.

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How To Strengthen and Support a Child’s Mental Health

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Mental health is important at every stage of life. The early years are the best time for parents & caregivers to start building a child’s mental health.

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Niles Prep Welcomes New School Administrator

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Niles Prep has a new school administrator. Meet Lindsey Russell and learn how she will be leading Niles Prep into the future.

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