Use this checklist of 10 core skills for being safe with people to ensure that you and everyone important to you are prepared to stay safe, make wise choices, increase your confidence, and develop strong relationships.
Category: Children and Youth
An earthquake, fire, flood, or tornado devastates a community. A young man shoots up a movie theater, a school, or an army base. An arsonist sets off a forest fire. A loved one is suddenly hit by a car or dies of a heart attack. Terrorists set off a bomb or fly airplanes into buildings. [...]
As advocates of stopping child abuse, rape, and other assaults, we need to be careful to avoid language that implies that victims of violence might have been able to “prevent” what happened. However, some advocates object to teaching “violence and abuse prevention” because they believe that this puts the responsibility for stopping violence on the [...]
When family members act unsafely or cross boundaries in ways that might be harmful to our kids, our job is to speak up in a powerful and respectful way. These stories and guidelines show how to do this effectively.