Promoting Healthy Families in Your Community: 2008 Resource Packet

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Promoting Healthy Families in Your Community: 2008 Resource Packet

Description

This resource guide is for service providers who work with parents and children. It describes strategies and activities that reduce risk and promote protective factors associated with the prevention of child abuse.

This guide includes the following material:

  • Overview
  • The five protective factors
    • Promoting the five protective factors
    • Nurturing and attachment
    • Knowledge of parenting and of child and youth development
    • Parental resilience
    • Social connections
    • Concrete supports for parents
  • Tip sheets for parents (in English and Spanish)
  • Engaging your community
    • Tools for engaging your community
    • Talking points
    • Community strategies
    • Pitching story ideas to the media
  • When children are at risk
    • Understanding child abuse and neglect
    • Reporting child maltreatment

Developer:

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families

Funding Sources:

Child Welfare Information Gateway; FRIENDS National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: March 2007
Last Updated: 05/08/13

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