Imagine shopping and seeing a seven-year-old girl come into the store saying worriedly, “I need help. I can’t find my mom!” The following story from Zoe Gladstone, who we are proud to have as one of our instructors, shows how bystander intervention can play a crucial role in whether or not a child stays safe […]
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.
A very recent Kidpower donor wrote, ”I am making this donation in honor of the child I was when I needed these skills.” On the eve of a new year, we ask you to reflect on two memories.First, think back at a time when someone took a stand that helped you be safe. How did that […]
Together, we are changing the future of child safety and protection, and 2013 has been a year of great success. This year, 300,000 people learned skills they can use for the rest of their lives to be safe with people everywhere they go, through Kidpower workshops and educational resources. As we approach our 25th year, we are […]
I want to share some thoughts about Georgie Porgie, the beliefs children learn from the messages adults unconsciously give them, and how times have changed. The nursery rhyme Georgie Porgie is still widely published and shared with children, even though, like so many nursery rhymes, it is socially inappropriate by today’s standards and has a […]
Worried parent’s question: “What if I’m supervising kids on the schoolyard and someone starts shooting at the kids?”
Here is a recent frightening question that came into our safety@kidpower inbox: We have a lot of parent volunteers at our school. What do we do is we are outside in the school playground with 20 or more students during recess or a PE class and one or two teachers/monitors and then a shooter comes […]