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Promoting Development of Resilience Among Young People in Foster Care

It is critical for systems that serve young people in foster care to support them in developing resilience in the face of risk and adversity. This involves a shift from a focus on deficits to a focus on strengths, from risk amelioration to enhancing protective factors, and from considering resilience to be a static trait to understanding resilience as a continuous, interactive process. Link to Issue Brief

The Nurturing Parenting Programs Comprehensive Review

2012, Family Development Resources: The Programs described are evidence-based parenting programs and curricula for the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. Order forms for materials for primary, secondary, tertiary and comprehensive prevention programs are presented. The Programs are evidence-based programs recognized by the National Registry of Evidence-based Parenting Programs and Practices (NREPP), a branch of Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Over thirty studies have been conducted validating the effectiveness of the Nurturing Parenting Programs. Today, there are over 25 Nurturing Parenting Programs designed to meet the specific cultural and developmental capabilities of families with materials available in English, Spanish, Creole, Arabic, Chinese, and Hmong. They are family-based programs that can be offered in a group setting, in a home visitation setting or in a combination group and home visitation settings. Link to pdf Review

See also: The Nurturing Parenting Programs Six Protective Factors