October 1, 2019 - 6:30 pm
Protective Factors: Introduction
The Protective Factors Framework helps professionals who work with children and families in promoting the optimal development of all children while protecting vulnerable children from maltreatment. An introductory course that provides an overview of the Center for the Study of Social Policy’s Protective Factors Framework, comprised of five evidence-informed family Protective Factors. This course also focuses on utilizing a strengths-based approach to interacting with families and ways to incorporate Protective Factors in your everyday work. The Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework is a national and international initiative that aims to develop and enhance five specific characteristics that help The Center for the Study of Social Policy develop the framework with funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.