Introduction to the Strengthening Families Approach: 5 Protective Factors

Workshop Date(s): 
01/12/2018 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
FIRST 5 Santa Clara County - Community Room
4000 Moorpark Avenue, Suite 100
95117 San Jose , CA
Contact Person: 
Martha Nevarez
Phone Number: 
Enrollment Limit: 
CEU Hours Qualifies for: 
0 hours (CEU hours qualifies for annual CE requirements)
IFECMH Total: 
0 hours
7 slots left.
Course Description: 

Strengthening Families Approach: 5 Protective Factors Training

Strengthening Families™ is a research-informed approach to increase family strengths, enhance child development and reduce the likelihood of child abuse and neglect.  It is based on engaging families, programs and communities in building five protective factors:

• Parental resilience
• Social connections
• Knowledge of parenting and child development
• Concrete support in times of need
• Social and emotional competence of children

As a result of attending this workshop, participants will

• Become familiar with the Strengthening Families™ Framework and the 5 Protective Factors
• Learn how the protective factors relate to child abuse and neglect prevention
• Be able to help identify and build protective factors in families

Additional Information: 

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Target Audience: This workshop is open to all FIRST 5 partners and grantees.


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