Risk and Protective Factors


Risk and Protective Factors


3 Hour 

This training will provide participants with information on the foundation of prevention with a focus on risk and protective factors.
The objectives of this workshop are:
1) To guide participants in how to shift current risk/deficit practices
      to a resilient/strength orientation;
2) Review the factors found in resilient youth and the protective
     factors that foster them;
3) Provide strategies and activities known to foster these factors in children and youth

Benard, B.  (2004). Resiliency:  What we have learned.  San Francisco:  WestEd.
Benard, B. & Marshall, K. Adventure education:  Making a lasting difference.  Resilience     Research for Prevention Programs.  
Center for Disease Control (2015). Adverse Childhood Experience. US.
National Resilience Resource Center (2015), University of     Minnesota.
Vance, J. E., Bowen, N. K., Fernandez, G., & Thompson, S. (2002).  Risk and protective factors     as predictors of outcome in adolescents with psychiatric disorder and aggression.  Journal     of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 41:1.


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