Research studies support the common-sense notion that when Protective Factors, parental resilience, social connections, concrete support in times of need, knowledge of parenting and child development, and social and emotional competence of children, are well established in a family, the likelihood of child abuse and neglect diminishes. Research shows that these protective factors are also “promotive” factors that build family strengths and a family environment that promotes optimal child and youth development.
This training provides you the tools to understand the building blocks to strengthen families and communities. You might be surprised at what small efforts can do to create impactful change!
This training is brought to you by Community Concepts, Inc., Oxford County Resiliency Project, and the Oxford County Wellness Collaborative.