Preliminary Findings on Protective Factors in Families after Prevention and Diversion Child Welfare Services

Roger D. Phillips, PhD and Cheryl Arndt, MA

This presentation will describe the planning, implementation, and outcomes data from Lehigh County's use of the Protective Factors Survey as a measure of the effectiveness of its community-based prevention and diversion services within its child welfare system. Findings addressed will include systemic, program, and individual family factors.