After an exceptional Kidpower instructor training program in January, we are currently accepting applications for our Teenpower/Fullpower Core Program Training. This six-day training program is part of our instructor training process to certify candidates to teach teens and adults under our auspices. The training includes how to adapt teaching for elderly people and individuals with special [...]
“What If Someone Starts Shooting Kids At My School?” – A Heartbreaking Question No Child Should Ever Have To Ask
Every time a school shooting occurs, parents, teachers, and other caring adults want to know what to say to their children. Our job is to provide reassuring, truthful information in an age-appropriate fashion without putting upsetting images in our children’s heads that don’t need to be there. Here how to protect children’s emotional safety right now as we are figuring out how to take action to prevent tragedies like this in the future.
As news keeps unfolding about the Sandy Hook school tragedy, children might hear new scary details and their anxiety might grow. Check in with your kids today. As sad as we all are, here are four actions parents can take today to protect their kids from trauma and empower them in the face of violence.
Kidpower’s vision of working together to create cultures of caring, respect, and safety for everyone, everywhere is a lofty goal that is often challenging to make real in our daily lives. Here some resources that can help.
Last year, we launched Kidpower’s “One Million Safer Kids” initiative with the goal of making at least a million more young people safer by July 1, 2016. Our purpose is to protect 1 million more kids from bullying, violence, and abuse through new tools and partnerships to provide greater knowledge, action, and skills to parents, teachers, [...]
At Kidpower, we want everyone to have a joyful, safe holiday season. You can have more fun and less problems by putting a clear, realistic Safety Plan in place with your children before you go out shopping or to public events. These tips from Kidpower can help to prevent meltdowns, getting lost, arguments, and accidents