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Strategies to Establish Productive Relationships with Families  >  Establishing Positive and Productive Relationships with Families
Strengthening Families - Free for Learn & Grow - View Details

Strengthening Families Protective Factors are new framework for child abuse and neglect prevention and promoting optimal child development. The protective factors shift the focus of child abuse and neglect prevention efforts from family risks and deficits to family strengths and resiliency. By recognizing and building on existing strengths within communities and families, we can support all families in providing a healthy, safe, and loving environment for children.

This training consists of four sessions, and all four must be attended in order to receive full credit. No partial credit will be given.

November 19, 2018 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
November 26, 2018 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
December 3, 2018 from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
December 10, 2018 from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Free to early educators from a program which is either participating in Learn & Grow or is DEED grant funded. Please include name of program during registration to assist thread in identifying educators who may take this training at no cost.

The cost for early educators from a program not enrolled in Learn & Grow or for those not in a DEED grant funded proram is $75

For more information about Learn & Grow please visit or contact Learn & Grow at

Strengthening Families and Pyramid Model Trainings are funded by:

  • State of Alaska, Department of Health and Social Services
  • State of Alaska, Department of Education & Early Development
  • Alaska Children's Trust

This session has been approved by the SEED Training Approval System.  For more information about SEED Training Approval System please go to



No training dates are currently scheduled.