Category: Child Abuse Prevention

Almost Summer – Kidpower Tips for Having Fun and Staying Safe!

Here are some resources providing simple steps parents can take and safety skills they can teach their kids before year-end events, summer camps, and recreational activities start, in ways that are fun and age-appropriate rather than scary.


New Kidpower Teaching Book Series for educators and parents

These six new books make it easy and fun for educators, parents, and other adult leaders to start to use our “People Safety” curriculum with children and youth in their classrooms, youth programs, and families. Stay tuned for our organizational and school packages that include training for professionals in how to effectively teach and practice skills to keep kids safe.


How to Have More Fun and Fewer Problems during the Holiday Season

Kids and adults alike benefit from being able to speak up instead of suffering through intrusive games, conversations, affection, and other pressures that often become issues during the holidays.


Summer Safety: Recording & Recap of our “Turning Problems into Practices” Coaching Call

A recap and recording of Kidpower’s “Summer Safety” Coaching call, held June 1, 2015. Read a summary transcript with links to all of the recommended resources and listen to a recording of the call. Parents and professionals called in to talk with Irene van der Zande who helped turn their concerns about safety for kids in summer camp, recreation and travel situations into step-by-step practices to help kids build confidence and skills for taking charge of their own well-being.


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