by Irene van der Zande, Kidpower Founder and Executive Director | Mar 10, 2020
This message is to tell you about preparations and adjustments we are doing ourselves at Kidpower centers and locations around the world; and to share how we are using our “Illness Prevention Power” — applying the skills and values we teach to deal with the fears of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and to take effective action.
by Irene van der Zande, Kidpower Founder and Executive Director | May 17, 2017
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:
by Irene van der Zande, Kidpower Founder and Executive Director | Oct 6, 2016
This 90-minute free webinar with Kidpower Founder Irene van der Zande and Positive Parenting Solutions Founder Amy McCready provides simple effective bullying prevention tools for parents, guardians, and educators.
by Irene van der Zande, Kidpower Founder and Executive Director | Mar 26, 2015
Awareness, action, and skills can keep our precious children and teens safe from most abuse, most bullying, and most other violence, most of the time. Please help us honor April as Child Abuse Prevention Month by taking these actions.
by Irene van der Zande, Kidpower Founder and Executive Director | Dec 8, 2011
Bullying is an ongoing emergency, and emergencies require urgent action. Each week, Kidpower will be featuring an Emergency Action you can take to help protect the young people in your life from bullying.