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The 5 Protective Factors

Partners in Prevention works to build “Circles of Caring” around families, otherwise known as the 5 Protective Factors:

  1. Parental Resilience – The ability to cope and bounce back from challenges.
  2. Social Connections – Friends, family, neighbors, and others who provide emotional support and assistance.
  3. Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development – Accurate information about raising children & appropriate expectations for their behavior.
  4. Concrete Support in Times of Need – Being able to cover day-to-day expenses and unexpected costs, and access to support structures such as health services, counseling, and social services.
  5. Children’s Social and Emotional Development – A child’s ability to interact positively with others and communicate his or her emotions effectively.

FIND OUT MORE Activities and resources for April 2021

Pinwheels for Prevention – Resources & Activities



Parent resources


Good Beginnings: Parent Resources for children birth to five

EVENT: Wear Blue April 1st for Child Abuse Prevention Awareness month!