by Irene van der Zande, Kidpower Founder and Executive Director | Mar 3, 2020
Kidpower’s Child Protection Institute Registration is Open – Please join us August 3-6, 2020, in Albany, California (near Berkeley and San Francisco) – for this special opportunity to benefit from Kidpower’s 31 years of protecting and empowering young people.
by Irene van der Zande, Kidpower Founder and Executive Director | Sep 18, 2018
Recently, I was chatting with “Chad” – a normally light-hearted friend of mine who is a new father. Cuddling his baby daughter protectively, in a worried voice Chad asked, “I hear about so many terrible things happening to kids from their teachers, family friends, priests… people we’re supposed to be able to trust. Who can […]
by Irene van der Zande, Kidpower Founder and Executive Director | Sep 6, 2017
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.
by Kidpower | Sep 18, 2015
Setting clear and respectful boundaries is an essential life skill for adults and kids alike and makes a tremendous difference in our ability to develop healthy relationships. This Problems Into Practices Coaching Call shows how to find solutions to specific boundary problems with young people.
by Irene van der Zande, Kidpower Founder and Executive Director | Jul 27, 2015
Our children are the most precious thing we have, and they should be able to be safe in our communities. Here are some Kidpower recommendations about what to say to your kids when a child in your community is harmed by violence and resources to help keep kids safe.