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Be a friend to the children in your community: How friends and neighbors can strengthen families

Your circle of friends and neighbors is a powerful safety net for families. It can range from the close relationships you’ve had since childhood to the casual acquaintances who are in your circle by chance. Adults look to other adults

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Protective Factors for educators and service providers

Teachers, para-educators and other caregivers are the center of most children’s waking hours. While parents are at work, educators like you have uninterrupted hours of influence on the children in your charge. And because of your regular contact with parents,

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Everyone’s business: How the business community can strengthen families and prevent abuse

At first, the idea of businesses playing a role in raising healthy, stable children seems counterintuitive. But when you consider that working adults spend the majority of their waking hours at their jobs, it becomes clear that employers have a

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Protective Factor #6: Making sure kids are socially-emotionally strong

Saying that parenting is a tough job is an understatement. After all, “jobs” are supposed to end when you clock out. And you know perfectly well that being a parent is a round-the-clock proposition, where even the best parents make

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Protective Factor #5: Finding concrete supports for your family

Saying that parenting is a tough job is an understatement. After all, “jobs” are supposed to end when you clock out. And you know perfectly well that being a parent is a round-the-clock proposition, and even the best parents make

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Protective Factor #4: How parents can develop social connections that strengthen

Saying that parenting is a tough job is an understatement. After all, “jobs” are supposed to end when you clock out. And you know perfectly well that being a parent is a round-the-clock proposition, and even the best parents make

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Protective Factor #3: Parental Resilience

Saying that parenting is a tough job is an understatement. After all, “jobs” are supposed to end when you clock out. And you know perfectly well that being a parent is a round-the-clock proposition, and even the best parents make

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