Understanding Trauma in Children & Youth

Would you be able to recognize the symptoms of traumatic stress in children and teenagers? Do you understand the impact of trauma exposure on the developing brain and the effects on social, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral functioning? Do you know when and how to refer children and youth for trauma interventions in the community?

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Nicolette Meade
Need Help Now? Crisis Text Line

The Crisis Text Line uses the power of technology to help people connect with a supportive, trained volunteer as fast as possible. KIFS is not affiliated with Crisis Text Line but wanted to share the information in hopes that it may be of help.

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Fay Blevins
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a form of psychological treatment that has been demonstrated to be effective for a range of mental health and behavior disorders. Numerous research studies suggest that CBT leads to significant improvement in functioning and quality of life.

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Nicolette Meade
KIFS Is Growing

A little more than a year ago, KIFS moved to its current location in Fort Thomas, Kentucky; a lovely historic storefront. The new office offered more space, but it has become clear more space is needed! KIFS has now taken over the upstairs office space and hopes to expand into the second half of the historic storefront.

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Nicolette Meade