Help For A Worried Grandmother

Recently, a worried grandmother contacted Kidpower, convinced her very young granddaughter was being sexually abused, and asking for help. She gave no other information, not even a phone number. We responded immediately, recommending immediate action she could take. Child abuse is a crime and it takes someone who has the right kind of skills to […]

What Does a Child Abuser Look Like?

Once a friend asked me, ” What does a child abuser look like?”
“I wish I had an easy answer to that question,” I said. …

As adults, we need to be prepared to stay connected with our children and know who the people responsible for their safety are and what they are doing. We must ask questions and speak up anytime we have a concern, regardless of discomfort or worries we might have.

Without going into the details about sexual abuse, here is what our kids need to know:

What Penn State Football Could Have Learned From Kidpower

The Penn State Football child abuse case is a classic story of someone misusing his position of trust and power to abuse and coerce kids and of adults in responsible positions not taking action to stop him. The knowledge and skills we teach in Kidpower could have helped to protect these vulnerable boys from harm – and could have caused the abuse to have been discovered and stopped much, much sooner.


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