Parents often struggle with the question, “How can I give my child more independence while keeping her or him safe?” Instead of taking an “all-or-nothing” approach to having children do different activities without adult supervision, Kidpower recommends the following five-step plan.
Category: Adult Leadership
Even though research about exact numbers varies, we know that too many children and teens are harmed every day by bullying, abuse, harassment, abduction, and other violence. Although these statistics are from the United States, we hear similar stories and statistics all over the world. The good news is that some basic knowledge and a [...]
Personal safety education for children and teens using Kidpower’s Positive Practice Method empowers young people to take charge of their emotional and physical safety to avoid and stop most bullying, abuse, and other violence. Coaching kids to be successful in rehearsing these personal safety skills through role-plays relevant to their lives also prepares them to develop healthy relationships.
Bullying Prevention Expert and Kidpower Leader, Irene van der Zande, calls for adults to turn anxiety into positive action to stop bullying. Here are five practical and positive actions adults can start immediately to turn the tide of bullying and help create schools, neighborhoods and communities of caring, respect and safety for all of their members.