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Brief Explores Protective Factors To Address Child Abuse and NeglectProtective Factors Approaches in Child  Welfare

March 27, 2014

The Child Welfare Information Gateway, Administration for Children and Families, has released “Protective Factors Approaches in Child Welfare.” This issue brief is designed to help policymakers, administrators, child welfare and related professionals, service providers, and advocates understand approaches to preventing and treating child abuse and neglect by addressing individual, relational, and community risk and protective factors.


View and download the brief.

Learn about the Attorney General's Defending Childhood initiative.

Learn more about OJJDP's series on the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence.