Family Strengthening

The Strengthening Families framework is a research-informed approach to increase family strengths, enhance child development, and reduce the likelihood of child abuse and neglect.

Protective factors are characteristics or strengths of individuals, families, communities or societies that act to mitigate risks and promote positive well-being and healthy development. Most often, we see them as attributes that help families to successfully navigate difficult situations.

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We work to engage families, programs, and communities in building the five protective factors through the following:

Ask us how you can learn more about Family Strengthening for your family.

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