Protective Factors

Resources on Protective Factors for Families

There are specific research-informed protective factors that help to keep families strong.

Protective factors keep families strong

There are specific research-informed protective factors that help to keep families strong. In Minnesota, we are working to educate parents …

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Protective Factors Framework

The five protective factors at the foundation of Strengthening Families are characteristics that have been shown to make positive outcomes more likely for young children and their families, and to reduce the likelihood of child abuse and neglect. Learn more about the research-based Protective Factors Framework below.

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