Skill #6: Get help from adults you trust. Kids are safer when they have adults they trust they believe will listen to them and help solve problems. Parents and other caring adults can help children know they will listen by saying, “No matter how busy or grumpy I am, you and your safety are more important than anything else! I always want to know if you have a safety problem or anything else that is worrying or bothering you.” Learn more!
For a FREE explanation on the simple methods you can use to teach children to use each of these skills, download the Kidpower® 30-Skill-Challenge Coaching Handbook on our website –this ebook will be FREE of charge in English, Spanish, and Arabic in honor of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Please share this skill with others. Let’s work together to teach young people to take charge of their safety, increase self-confidence, and develop healthy, positive relationships!
Published: April 6, 2019 | Last Updated: April 6, 2019