As recent news stories make painfully clear, hazing has caused humiliation, trauma, injuries, and deaths, damaging and destroying too many young lives. Although hazing rituals are intended to create a sense of belonging within a group, silly pranks can escalate into ritualized bullying, assault, and abuse, often fueled by alcohol and drugs. The desire to […]
October is National Bullying Prevention Month 3 Important Steps Adults Can Take to Help Kids Cope with Cyberbullying
Cyberbullying can be devastating. Kidpower International shares critical ways parents, teachers and adults can use to help kids learn how to cope with electronic aggression San Francisco, CA – Every day, we hear about children so traumatized by cyberbullying that they no longer want to go to school, interact with friends, or worse. Busy adults […]
In today’s troubled times, more than ever, all children need to know that they can turn to and trust an adult for help. As part of September’s Child Protection Advocacy Month, Kidpower International is sharing four important steps plus free resources that can make a lasting difference in a child’s life and help to transform the fear of bullying, violence, and abuse into a future of lifelong safety and success for today’s youth.
Our hearts go out to each person whose life is being devastated by Hurricane Harvey – and we are filled with gratitude for each person who is helping to rescue and support those in need. Keeping our emotional balance during traumatic times is challenging – and we also need to remember to protect the emotional […]
Many people expressed appreciation for our blog post about what adults need to know to protect their kids from sexual abuse – and what our kids need to know to stay safe. One mother wrote with this concern: “My biggest question is this: My daughter is so very sensitive that I never know how to […]