El escándalo pedófilo en el fútbol en la Universidad de Pensilvania en EEUU es un caso típico de alguien que aprovecha su posición de poder y confianza para abusar y coaccionar a los niños y a los adultos responsables que no actúan para detenerlo. Según la experiencia de Kidpower en nuestro trabajo con más de [...]
Category: Child Abuse Prevention
The NCAA’s penalties for the Penn State’s football program send a clear message from the national level that child safety should be put ahead football, winning, and hero worship. The message that the well-being of kids is more important than sports is revolutionary. By moving through this hard situation, Penn State Football, and the University as a whole, can develop a reputation of true excellence built on a foundation of integrity, courage, and safety.
Like many sexual predators, Jerry Sandusky, the former football coach who was recently convicted of child abuse, developed strong relationships of love and trust with his victims before molesting them. The stories told by his victims sound chillingly similar to the stories we hear from adult survivors of sexual abuse in our classes. “He was [...]
In the wake of shocking child abuse scandals, parents are left wondering, “What do I need to look out for? How can I protect my kids? What can I teach them about protecting themselves?” Kidpower provides four strategies that will help you keep your children safe.