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NCSL Legislative Video Resource Center

The NCSL Video Resource Center is a collection of recorded webinars accessible for on-demand learning.

Protective Factors and Their Role in Child Welfare, Early Childhood and Youth Homelessness

This 90-minute webinar will build on sessions from the Seattle convening, diving deeper into child and youth protective factors. Attendees will learn from and engage with presenters on the Strengthening Families and Youth Thrive frameworks and policy options to aligned with this research. Both frameworks are evidence-informed approaches to increase child and youth well-being and reduce the likelihood of adverse experiences and outcomes. Following the presentation, you will have opportunities to discuss the content with other fellows and NCSL staff. Presenters: Francie Zimmerman, senior associate, Center for the Study of Social Policy and Michael Lutton, intern, Center for the Study of Social Policy.