Tag: kidnapping prevention

Possible Abduction Attempt Shows Importance of Teaching Safety Skills to Kids

The announcement below from a principal to her school community last week shows the importance of the kinds of skills that Kidpower teaches including Stay Aware, Think First, Move Away, and Get Help. The fact that the first girl was almost tricked into going to this man’s car is an urgent reminder that all kids […]


Want to be a Kidpower Instructor? Apply now for January 2013 Training

Have you been thinking about learning to teach Kidpower? Now is the time to let us know! Our annual Kidpower Comprehensive Program Training, which is an essential part of the process of becoming certified to teach our program, will take place January 24th-29th, 2013 in Santa Cruz, California. We will accept applications until November 15 OR until […]


Stay Aware: The Halloween “Trick” that will “Treat” you and your family to safety all year long

As part of its One Million Safer Kids project, Kidpower, a global leader in personal safety education for children, is reminding parents that the trick to having a fun, safe Halloween is to Stay Aware and to teach your children to do the same. As adults, we need to Stay Aware that:


A Forever Grateful Mommy

A mother of a student in our Colorado center sent us a letter about how her daughter used Kidpower skills to avoid an assault and keep herself safe.


“If you see something, say something!” – Knowledge That Might Have Prevented Jaycee Dugard’s Ordeal

Dr. Amy Tiemann, Kidpower North Carolina Center Director and my co-author on our new book project, Doing Right by Our Kids, points out that the public safety message “If you see something, say something” is equally relevant for child safety.


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