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Promoting Protective Factors for Children and Youth in Foster Care: A Guide for Practitioners
Presents information from a review of current research linking protective factors to well-being for children and youth in and transitioning out of foster care. Topics include individual skills and capacities that can improve the well-being of children and youth in foster care, creating a community that supports the well-being of children and youth in care, strategies for practitioners, and resources for more information. This factsheet is part of a series of five factsheets for practitioners exploring the importance of protective factors in working with in-risk populations served by the Administration on Children Youth and Families.
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Suggested Citation: Development Services Group, Inc., & Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2015). Promoting protective factors for children and youth in foster care: A guide for practitioners. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Children’s Bureau.
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