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Originally presented on

November 10, 2021


*Training certificates are only available following live trainings or completion of self-paced courses. A certificate will not be provided for review of these materials.


Protective Factors Framework Overview & Resources


In this 1-hour webinar, we will review the Protective Factors framework, an evidence-informed tool for strengthening families and reducing the likelihood of child abuse and neglect. Join to learn about free resources and training available to  staff of FRC’s, CAPC’s and other child abuse prevention organizations as they work to integrate this framework into their everyday practices.


Learners will:

  • Review the protective factors as an evidence-informed framework
  • Define the 5 protective factors for strengthening families
  • Share free protective factor resources and trainings


Who should attend: All staff of family resource center (FRCs), child abuse prevention councils (CAPCs), and other family-serving organizations.


Supplemental Materials

 Read about the history of the Strengthening Families approach and the Protective Factors framework and download “Defining the Protective Factors” (Printable PDF in English and Spanish), Children’s Trust Fund Alliance

Jessica Mattly, MBA

CalTrin Training Coordinator

As a Training Coordinator for CalTrin, Jessica’s primary goal is to ensure staff, administrators, and stakeholders working in child abuse prevention services have access to quality training and resources. Her work in the area of Training and Development has focused on designing, implementing, and facilitating engaging and interactive learning programs. Jessica has a passion for public speaking, and creating a safe and engaging learning environment