Protective Factors Approaches in Child Welfare

This Child Welfare Information Gateway issue brief provides an overview of protective factors that prevent and treat child abuse and neglect. It is designed to help policymakers, administrators, child welfare and related professionals understand the concepts of risk and protective factors in families and communities and learn ways to decrease child maltreatment risks.
Record Type: 
Research-To-Practice Brief
Date: 
April 2016
Source: 
Partner Resources
National/International: 
National
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Supportive Services
    • Child Welfare
  • Special Populations
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