Training Manuals and Handbooks

Learn about how to teach Kidpower’s ‘People Safety Skills’ to children, teens and adults, and how to advocate for the protection of children, teens, and other vulnerable people, from the textbooks we’ve created for our Comprehensive Core Program and Child Protection Institute training programs.

Kidpower Comprehensive Program Manual

KP Comprehensive Program ManualYou can preview and order on Amazon! Also available on Kindle!

This extensive 350+ page manual has been developed during our over 28 years of teaching thousands of children and training hundreds of instructors. This is the textbook for our instructor training program and explains the Kidpower method for helping students be successful while practicing self protection, advocacy, confidence, personal safety and physical self defense skills. The in-depth material has hundreds of explanations, exercises and activities.

Topics covered include:

  • The “How’s” of Kidpower
  • The “What’s” of Kidpower
    • Starting Classes
    • Everyday Safety Skills
    • Physical Self-Defense
    • Dealing with Bullying Behavior
    • PuppetPower
    • Ending Workshops
    • Personal Safety Articles and Handouts

$89.99 USD. Contact safety@kidpower.org for discounts on orders of 10 or more.

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For purchase outside the US, you can buy the book through Amazon with local shipping from the following countries: UKGermanyAustriaSpainFranceItaly.

All income from books sales goes to help our nonprofit organization cover the cost of publication and of providing educational resources.

This print-on-demand book is printed and shipped by Amazon or CreateSpace. If there are any problems with the quality of the cover, binding, or printing, or if the book is damaged in shipping, the company you ordered from will replace your book.


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Comprehensive Program Manual:
Teaching Teens and Adults How to Use Their Power To Stay Safe From Bullying, Abuse, Sexual Assault, and Other Violence

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This extensive 400+ page manual has been developed during our over 28 years of teaching thousands of teens and adults, including seniors, survivors, and people with disabilities – and training hundreds of instructors. This is the textbook for our Teenpower/Fullpower Core Program Training and provides step-by-step directions on how to describe safety strategies and coach students to be successful while practicing self protection, advocacy, confidence, personal security, and physical self defense skills. The in-depth material has hundreds of explanations, exercises, and activities for preventing and stopping bullying, abuse, harassment, prejudice and other emotional and physical violence – and for developing healthy relationships that enrich our lives.

Topics covered include:

  • The “Hows” of Teaching Adults and Teens
  • The “Whats” of Teaching Adults and Teens
    • Starting Classes
    • Everyday Safety Skills
    • Boundary-Setting Skills
    • Dealing With Bullying Behavior
    • Supporting Survivors of Violence and Abuse
    • Teaching People With Special Needs
    • Teaching Seniors
    • Physical Self-Defense with Kick Pads and with a Full Force Instructor
    • Ending Workshops
    • Adult Education
  • ‘People Safety’ Articles; and
  • Handouts for how to use these skills to address different issues

$89.95 USD.   Available on Amazon now and in Kindle soon.

All income from books sales goes to help our nonprofit organization cover the cost of publication and of providing educational resources.
This print-on-demand book is printed and shipped by Amazon or CreateSpace, meaning you get the latest updated version when you order. If there are any problems with the quality of the cover, binding, or printing, or if the book is damaged in shipping, the company you ordered from will replace your book.

Kidpower Child Protection Advocate Workbook

Child Protection Advocates WorkbookAvailable on Amazon!  Protect young people from bullying, abuse, violence and other maltreatment through Kidpower’s  intervention, advocacy, and ‘People Safety’ skills for professionals, parents, volunteers, and other caring adults. This textbook for Kidpower’s Child Protection Institute provides tools for protecting children and teens from harm and for empowering them to take charge of their own safety and well-being.

Topics addressed include:

  • Kidpower’s Underlying Principle and key child protection strategies.
  • 10 Core “People Safety” Skills to take charge of safety, prevent problems, increase confidence, and develop strong relationships.
  • Kidpower’s Positive Practice Teaching Method to make rehearsing safety skills and coaching use in daily life both successful and fun.
  • Assessment skills for recognizing specific child and teen personal safety issues.
  • Signs, statements, and policies to promote cultures of caring, respect, and safety.
  • Boundary-setting skills for advocating for safety effectively, respectfully, and persistently.
  • Intervention skills for stopping and redirecting unsafe or disrespectful behavior powerfully and respectfully.
  • How to use and teach People Safety, Relationship Safety, and Positive Peer skills to different ages and abilities.
  • Applying Kidpower strategies and skills to address specific problems of bullying, abuse, violence, and other child maltreatment.
  • Personal Safety issues and objectives  at different developmental stages

$49.99 USD. Contact safety@kidpower.org for discounts on orders of 20 or more.

Now available on Amazon!

For purchase outside the US, you can buy the book through Amazon with local shipping from the following countries: UKGermanyAustriaSpainFranceItaly

All income from books sales goes to help our nonprofit organization cover the cost of publication and of providing educational resources.


The Relationship Safety Skills Handbook
Domestic, dating, and interpersonal violence prevention handbook

Relationship-Safety-Skills-front-coverNow available on CreateSpace and Amazon!

This 250-page handbook is designed to be used by victims and potential victims of relationship violence, as well as the support people in their lives. Support staff at organizations serving people at risk of, and those who have suffered from, relationship and domestic violence, can use this book as a tool to foster the integration of Kidpower’s ‘People Safety’ skills into their everyday work. This book can also be used directly with teens and adults affected by, or at increased risk of experiencing, domestic violence. Cartoon-illustrated social stories and explanations provide an entertaining way to explain different concepts and skills. Concepts and skills include:

  • Assessing what is safe and unsafe behavior in a relationship
  • Setting effective boundaries
  • Controlling emotional triggers
  • Taking the power out of verbal attack
  • Leaving a potentially dangerous situation as safely as possible
  • Verbal self-defense tactics
  • Getting help effectively
  • And how staff people can guide clients in the same practices

$30.00 USD. Contact safety@kidpower.org for discounts on orders of 10 or more.

If you order through Amazon,  please write a review and rate the book. BUY NOW!

You can also order through CreateSpace, which gives Kidpower a larger royalty. BUY NOW!

For purchase outside the US, you can buy the book through Amazon with local shipping from the following countries: UKGermanyAustriaSpainFranceItaly.

All income from books sales goes to help our nonprofit organization cover the cost of publication and of providing educational resources.

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