Category: Children and Youth

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.


Grandparenting: Supporting Strong Family Relationships – 7 Ground Rules from Kidpower

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.


Thank you to Dr. Harold Johnson for video series on Kidpower’s 7 Strategies for Keeping Kids Safe

A series of short video interviews describing each of Kidpower’s 7 strategies for keeping children safe and how to apply these concepts to your daily life.


Keeping Playdates Fun and Safe

When setting up playdates with kids who we think will enjoy spending time together, we usually think of logistics such as what time and which house. Here are 8 safety questions to ask when planning to have your child spend time at a new friend’s house that will help make sure everyone has fun and stays safe.


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