This course is designed for professionals who have a solid foundation in working with families and protective factors. The Kansas Children’s Service League eLearning course is made available with a partnership with KCCTO and Kansas Families and Schools Together, Inc. In this course, participants will learn about the strengthening families’ framework and understand the impact protective factors have on children and families. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), along with child maltreatment, will be discussed in relationship to building resiliency and supporting five key protective factors. Finally, participants will be able to identify program strategies that help families build protective factors, and will identify key strategies that can be implemented in programs and homes.
This course meets 4 KDHE annual health and safety requirement hours and is appropriate for early care and education professionals who have basic knowledge of Adverse Childhood Expereinces, protective factors, and working with families.