What does it take to protect child entertainers from abuse? Once again, we see news headlines leaving us with troubling questions about the way that the exploitation of young people has been accepted and overlooked in the film industry. This time, actor Michael Egan is accusing well-known entertainment executives Bryan Singer, Garth Ancier, Gary W. […]
Category: Children and Youth
For 25 years, Kidpower has been teaching children and their adults about “Stranger Safety” instead of “Stranger Danger,” and many other safety programs have picked up this message.
The real problem is NOT appropriate protection but mistaken, confusing, and inconsistent protection leading to anxiety and knee-jerk reactions that do not make anyone safer. Yes, we need to be tolerant of reasonable risks instead of smothering kids by wrapping them in so many blankets that they cannot move.
At the same time, it is irresponsible to abandon kids to fate without adequate preparation and knowledge about how the world works.
How to use and teach he Kidpower Trash Can Technique to help people of all ages stop taking in hurtful words and replace them with kind words instead.