Kids are much safer if they understand what a stranger is, the difference between being together or on your own, and to move away and check first with your adult if someone you don’t know well tries to approach you.
Category: Kidnapping Prevention and Stranger Safety
The announcement below from a principal to her school community last week shows the importance of the kinds of skills that Kidpower teaches including Stay Aware, Think First, Move Away, and Get Help. The fact that the first girl was almost tricked into going to this man’s car is an urgent reminder that all kids [...]
The following article provides suggestions for parents from both Kidpower and Autism Speaks about how to protect their children with autism who are prone to wander or to suddenly put themselves in harm’s way. Most parents can empathize with the rush of terror that one feels for any threat to their child’s safety. This anxiety [...]
Have you been thinking about learning to teach Kidpower? Now is the time to let us know! Our annual Kidpower Comprehensive Program Training, which is an essential part of the process of becoming certified to teach our program, will take place January 24th-29th, 2013 in Santa Cruz, California. We will accept applications until November 15 OR until [...]