Evidence shows the positive effect of experiential skills components on behaviour change. In Kidpower we make violence prevention and personal safety programmes more fun and much more effective by taking a ‘Skills before Knowledge’ approach. This article by Kidpower’s New Zealand Co-Director, Cornelia Baumgartner, explores why.

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Published: July 29, 2014   |   Last Updated: June 16, 2016

Cornelia Baumgartner is the New Zealand Programme Director of Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower Trust; member of Kidpower International’s Programme Leader advisory group and two national advisory groups - ACC’s Sexual Violence Prevention Project and TOAH-NNEST (Te Ohaakii a Hine – National Network Ending Sexual Violence Together); and creator of the Healthy Relationships programme for people with learning disabilities and the Teenpower Violence Prevention Project, both based on the Teenpower curriculum.

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