Protective Factors: Information on Protective Factors and ways you can keep your children safe

Research has shown that protective factors are linked to lower incidence of child abuse and neglect.  Protective Factors include: 

  • Nurturing & Attachment

  • Knowledge of Parenting & Child Youth Development

  • Parental Resilience

  • Social Connections

  • Concrete Support for Parents

  • Social & Emotional Competence of Children

To learn about how you can use the Protective Factors in your every day activities download brochures below. 

For additional information and/of for training on the Six Protective Factors contact Cynthia Guerrero at 951-686-3750 or email at