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protective factors associated with resiliency

Why is it important for early childhood educators to have an understanding of resiliency? How could knowledge of a child's risk and protective factors change your attitude and your behavior toward a child or her family? Try to figure out the best way to answer these questions and have any suggestions?

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Early childhood educators should be familiar with the various risk and protective factors associated with resiliency to better shape their approaches to teaching and developing relationships with caregivers. Socioeconomic status (crowding, inadequate housing, community violence, poor quality schools) is the number one risk factor for students. Family adversity, domestic violence, language barriers, and other environmental factors can also put a child at risk. ...

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The educational merits for teachers to understand the various protective factors associated with resiliency are strongly encouraged.

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