Offers support to service providers as they work with parents, caregivers, and their children to prevent child maltreatment and promote social and emotional well-being. The Resource Guide focuses on protective factors that build family strengths and promote optimal child and youth development. Information about protective factors is augmented with tools and strategies that help providers integrate the factors into community programs and systems. Agencies, policymakers, advocates, service providers, and parents alike will find resources in this book to help them promote these important elements within their communities and families.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, FRIENDS National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention, Center for the Study of Social Policy