2018 Prevention Resource Guide

This prevention resource guide offers information, strategies, and resources to support community service providers as they work with parents, caregivers, and children to prevent child maltreatment and promote social and emotional well-being. The guide focuses on protective factors that build on family strengths and promote optimal child and youth development. Information about protective factors is augmented with tools and strategies that help providers, advocates and policymakers integrate the factors into community programs and systems. The guide includes tip sheets for parents in English and Spanish on a range of parenting and child development topics.

Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2008

Evidence Rating: III

Cost: Free

Additional Info:


Intimate Partner Violence Life Course Model Parenting Education Partner Involvement Socio-emotional Development for Children

Perinatal Periods:

Parenting Postpartum Prenatal

Resource types:

Clinical Guidelines/Expert Recommendations for Providers Tools and informational materials for participants Tools for providers

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