|Goals of the Devereux Early Childhood Intiative|
- Identify and strengthen young children's protective factors and thereby increase resilience.
- Support teachers, families, and communities in their efforts to minimize the impact of risk factors that hinder healthy social and emotional development.
|Examples of risk and protective factors found in the lives of children and families|
||Reducing Behavioral Concerns|
||Attachment, Initiative, Self Control|
|Non-Supportive Family Environment
||Collaboration with Mental Health Specialists|
|Poor Medical Care
||Strong Community Partnerships|
||Quality Early Childhood Education|