Category: Adult Leadership

Changing Systems to Protect Kids with Disabilities From Maltreatment

A coalition of organizations have been working together to change the field of special education in the US to include personal safety objectives as part of the Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP) and Individual Education Plans (IEP) of children with disabilities.

Social Aggression and Relational Aggression: Kidpower Skills for Recognizing the Problem and Staying Safe

“Social aggression” or “relational aggression” are terms commonly used by researchers and other professionals with expertise about this kind of behavior, which occurs among people of any gender, not just girls.

Advice for a Worried Mom Whose Young Son Climbed Out of Her Reach

Kidpower recommendations for what to do if you have a young child who climbs, runs, or hides out of your reach – including pre-emptive coaching, safety signals, and little books – and just hanging on tight.

Relentless Cheerful Persistence for Child Protection: Kidpower Strategies for Overcoming Overwhelm to Keep Kids Safe

Note: This article was first written for our Kidpower staff. However, the ideas here are useful for many kinds of situations where we want people to make space in their lives for something important to their well being. Unless there has been an upsetting event that gets people’s attention, it can often be challenging to […]

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