Protective Factors Approaches in Child Welfare

Protective Factors Approaches in Child Welfare
Developed by the Child Welfare Information Gateway, this issue brief provides an overview of protective factors approaches to the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. The brief was designed to help policymakers, administrators, child welfare and related professionals, service providers, advocates, and other interested individuals understand the concepts of risk and protective factors in families and communities and learn ways in which building protective factors can help to lessen risks for child abuse and neglect. (February 2014)
https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/issue_briefs/protective_factors.cfm