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Wednesday, October 4 • 11:05am - 12:20pm
Increasing Protective Factors by Engaging Families of Youth with Risk Factors

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“Risk factors” are any circumstances that may increase youths’ likelihood of engaging in risky behaviors. Conversely, “protective factors” are any circumstances that promote healthy youth behaviors and decrease the chance that youth will engage in risky behaviors. In this panel presentation, presenters from Kansas, Colorado and Texas will share how their states, districts and programs are working to mitigate the effects of risk factors on students and families.


Johanna Friedel

Project Director, 21st CCLC

jane groff

Executive Director, KPIRC
Dr. Jane Groff has served as the Director of the Kansas Parent Information Resource Center (KPIRC) for ten years. While supervising all KPIRC priorities, Dr. Groff provides professional development and technical assistance on family engagement in education to Kansas districts and... Read More →

Wednesday October 4, 2017 11:05am - 12:20pm
Wyoming Room D

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