Building Healing Environments for Children and Youth Impacted by Violence

Building Healing Environments for Children and Youth Impacted by Violence

This webinar presents five research-based protective factors that illustrate opportunities for prevention and early intervention with families impacted by co-occurring domestic violence and child maltreatment. In this webinar Dr. Tien Ung, and Mie Fukuda, will present new resources for the field, including an issue brief and practice tips on protective factors for survivors.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the science of resilience.
  • Describe five protective factors that reduce the negative impacts of domestic violence on adult and child survivors of domestic violence and promote their healthy development and well-being.
  • Strengthen systems of care to incorporate protective factors for survivors.


Access the webinar recording and resources

This webinar was held on September 21, 2022. Recordings are available here (English) and here (with American Sign Language interpretation).

Webinar slides

Protective Factors Alignment Tool

What’s on your radar? Protective Factors Template


About the presenters

Tien Ung, PhD, helps individuals and organizations translate and apply relevant research, build knowledge, and generate culturally authentic evidence to improve outcomes for families impacted by adversity and trauma. She is the Associate Director of Impact & Learning at Futures Without Violence, where she collaborates with colleagues and external partners to design practice, program, and policy solutions by integrating community wisdom, lived experience, and 21st century science. Tien draws from 25+ years of experience as a child protection expert, trauma therapist, social work educator, community-based researcher, and systems consultant. She has worked across sectors—including child welfare, criminal justice/family law, schools, rape crisis centers, domestic violence shelters, and child and family trauma clinics.

Mie Fukuda, MS, provides technical assistance to domestic violence programs and implements initiatives focused on supporting child and adult survivors of domestic violence. Mie was a children’s advocate at the Asian Women’s Shelter and holds a BA in Psychology from the University of San Francisco and a Master of Education in Education Policy and Management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.



This webinar is presented in English with closed captions in English. Spanish and American Sign Language interpretations will be available soon. If you require other accommodations, please email us!


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Presented by Promising Futures

This webinar was supported by Grant Number 90EV0532-01-00 and 90EV0524-01-00 from the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Points of view shared in this event are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the official positions or policies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.