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HOPE changes the way service providers engage with children and families

screenshot of the Transformational Impact of HOPE paperEducators and caregivers can foster emotional well being, growth, and resilience, contributing to a fulfilling and balanced adulthood by providing positive childhood experiences. HOPE (Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences) is a framework that changes the way service providers engage with children and families. At the HOPE National Resource Center, we are transforming systems to create a research-based structured approach to care through positive childhood experiences (PCEs).

Publication Information


Laura Gallant, MSW*

*Affiliated with the HOPE National Resource Center


Childhood Education

Publication Date

January 25, 2024


positive childhood experiences, PCEs, adverse childhood experiences, ACEs, adult mental health, HOPE framework, Four Buildings Blocks of HOPE, behavioral risk factor surveillance system, BRFS, BRFSS


Gallant L. The Transformational Impact of HOPE. Child Educ. 2024 Jan. 100(1): 14-19. DOI: 10.1080/00094056.2024.2307851


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