Good Life

June 11, 2014 12:00 AM

Communities that Care: Develop positive connections with kids

The Communities that Care Prevention Coalition of Centre County operates on the premise that, to develop healthy children, we need to minimize risk factors related to violence, antisocial behavior and substance. The premise simultaneously calls for adults to maximize protective factors — those things that buffer young people from the negative effects of these risk factors. One powerful way to develop protective factors in your children is by developing positive connections with them, in whatever ways we can, big or small. These are the connections that build protective factors.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Video: Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein's prediction 03:03

Video: Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein's prediction

Video: Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein's Prediction 03:03

Video: Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein's Prediction

Video: Constructing the Nittany Lion Inn gingerbread house 03:10

Video: Constructing the Nittany Lion Inn gingerbread house

Video: State College Christmas light display salutes 'Star Wars' 02:14

Video: State College Christmas light display salutes 'Star Wars'

Meyer Dairy vs. Penn State Creamery 03:23

Meyer Dairy vs. Penn State Creamery

Trying to get your baby to sleep? Let them cry it out 00:30

Trying to get your baby to sleep? Let them cry it out

40 local students recognized at CDT Inspiring Athlete Awards 02:57

40 local students recognized at CDT Inspiring Athlete Awards

St. Joe's graduation 00:31

St. Joe's graduation

Female falls from State College roof 00:57

Female falls from State College roof

Movie Preview, The Nice Guys, Neighbors 2, Angry Birds 01:40

Movie Preview, The Nice Guys, Neighbors 2, Angry Birds

Pennsylvania congresswoman celebrates Bike to Work Week 00:59

Pennsylvania congresswoman celebrates Bike to Work Week

Share Video

Entertainment Videos