October 29, 2019 - 6:30 pm
Protective Factors: Social and Emotional Competence of Children
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. Learn why social and emotional competence of children can help reduce the risk of child maltreatment. Explore the relationship between family functioning and social emotional competence of children. Identify ways to help parents develop strategies which support the healthy social and emotional growth of children. 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.