Year: 1991 Source: Portland, Oregon: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, (August 1991). 27p. SIEC No: 19930811

The paper reviews protective factor research phenomenon and the major protective factors that research has identified as contributing to the development of resiliency in youth (i.e. profiles of the resilient child, protective factors within the family, the school, and the community) and the implications of this for building effective prevention programs. (138 references)