Protective Factors Approaches in Child Welfare

Date: March 2020
Protective Factors Approaches in Child Welfare

Author(s): Information Gateway

Year Published: 2020

File Size: 554 KB

This issue brief provides an overview of national protective factors approaches to prevent child abuse and neglect. It is designed to help child welfare professionals, administrators, service providers, policymakers, and other interested individuals understand the concepts of protective and risk factors in families and communities and learn ways in which building protective factors can help lower the risk of child abuse and neglect now and in the future. 

Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2020). Protective factors approaches in child welfare. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.

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