Resources to help Afterschool Professionals understand ACEs and how best to help the youth in their programs.
Protective Factors For Youth Substance Abuse and Delinquency
The above document presents an overview of Afterschool programming followed by a discussion of the role of AfterSchool Programs within the context of protective factors. Then it describes features linked with successful AfterSchool Programs outcomes.
Below are links to protective factors that offer strategies to assure safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments for all children. It is important to address the conditions that put children and families at risk of ACEs so that we can prevent ACEs before they happen.