Skill #4: Speak up to stop problems early. Speaking up right away when someone starts to bother you can stop problems sooner rather than later. Coach a child to practice looking towards your face and saying with a firm, polite voice, “Please stop.” Speaking up helps children use their power to take charge of problems instead of just hoping they will go away. 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 3, 2019 | Last Updated: April 3, 2019