Skill #7: Persist in getting help. Most kids know that sometimes their adults don’t listen or understand at first. When kids have safety problems, teach them to interrupt and keep telling until they get the help they need. They might have to ask lots of different people until they find an adult who will listen and do something to solve the problem. Persisting in getting help, even if an adult is busy, distracted, or grumpy at first, is an essential safety skill. 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 7, 2019 | Last Updated: April 7, 2019