Weapons increase the danger of an attack, and we can still protect ourselves most of the time. The following article is from One Strong Move: A cartoon-illustrated introduction to self-defenseand The Kidpower Book for Caring Adults, a comprehensive guide about personal safety, self-protection, confidence, and advocacy for young people. In Kidpower workshops, students often ask, [...]
Category: Teens and Adults
Since 1989, Kidpower’s Positive Practice™ Teaching Method has helped countless people of all ages and abilities to change habits of using weak, rude, or other ineffective behavior to habits of using powerful and respectful behavior in their relationships with others,with themselves, and with the world around them.
Use this checklist of 10 core skills for being safe with people to ensure that you and everyone important to you are prepared to stay safe, make wise choices, increase your confidence, and develop strong relationships.
As advocates of stopping child abuse, rape, and other assaults, we need to be careful to avoid language that implies that victims of violence might have been able to “prevent” what happened. However, some advocates object to teaching “violence and abuse prevention” because they believe that this puts the responsibility for stopping violence on the [...]