At Kidpower, we believe most people are GOOD! Yes, some people act unsafely. We don’t need to worry because we can keep ourselves safe most of the time if we know what to do
Category: Children and Youth
What to Do If A Child Reports Possible Abuse, Bullying, Harassment, or Anything Else That Bothers Them
We often get asked by caring adults, “What do I do if a child comes to me for help?” These seven steps will help you be effective at helping children if they come to you with a problem.
Safety Through A ‘Skills Before Knowledge’ Approach: Why ‘People Safety’ Should be Taught Like Water Safety
Evidence shows the positive effect of experiential skills components on behaviour change. In Kidpower we make violence prevention and personal safety programmes more fun and much more effective by taking a ‘Skills before Knowledge’ approach. This article by Kidpower’s New Zealand Co-Director, Cornelia Baumgartner, explores why.
These seven ground rules from Kidpower can help prevent conflict, increase understanding, and develop trust so that grandparents, parents, kids, and other family members can enjoy each other more and bother each other less.