Reprint and Use Permission Requirements

Thank you for your interest in obtaining permission to use or to reprint content from articles, videos, podcasts, graphics, or other materials on the Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International (Kidpower) website. If all you wish to do is to download an article or other educational resource and print one (1) copy for your individual use, you can do so without further permission. Be aware that broadcasting or publishing, in print or electronically, any content from our website without prior permission is a violation of trademark and copyright law and could be subject to legal action by Kidpower and/or other organizations or individuals who hold the licenses and copyrights. Unless otherwise noted, all material on the Kidpower website is Copyright © 1989-2013 Irene van der Zande with license to use to Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International. Note: These Permission to Use Requirements are a portion of the overall Terms of Use for Kidpower.org content. See our Copyright Information and Terms of Use for additional information.

Permission for Photocopying or Digitally Sharing Library Articles

Kidpower is pleased to allow you to download, and reproduce in print form, library articles with no copy changes, bearing Kidpower’s logo, contact information, and copyright. For the best-quality reprint, use the “print” feature that is available on the article page. Note that donations to help maintain our free library resources are gratefully accepted via our “I’d like to Donate with my Download” button, which uses PayPal to process your donation payment.

Permission for Linking to our Articles

If you would like to reference a Kidpower article on your website or in your email newsletter, you are welcome to include a link directly to the article, publication, or worksheet on the Kidpower.org website. No formal permission is required, though we do enjoy hearing from individuals and organizations that choose to link to our website.

Permission for Reproducing Articles Online

If you wish to inquire about permission to post one of Kidpower’s articles on another website, please contact safety@kidpower.org. Please fill out and email or fax us a completed Use and Reprint Permission Request Form. We typically charge a license fee to republish an article online; fees may be reduced or waived for nonprofit organizations or noncommercial purposes. We normally grant permission for personal and charitable noncommercial purposes as long as our Permission to Use Requirements are followed. We will respond to your request by email within 3 business days with any questions or explicit permission guidelines applying to your specific requested use.

Permission for Reproducing Articles for Print Publications

Kidpower welcomes requests for reprints of original Kidpower content in media outlets, newsletters, magazines, books, flyers, etc. Please fill out and email or fax us a completed Use and Reprint Permission Request Form. We typically charge a license fee to publish Kidpower content in printed publications. Please contact safety@kidpower.org to inquire about licensing fees; fees may be reduced or waived for nonprofit organizations or for noncommercial purposes. We normally grant permission for personal and charitable noncommercial purposes as long as our Permission to Use Requirements are followed. We will respond to your request by email within 3 business days with any questions or explicit permission guidelines applying to your specific requested use.

Permission for Including Kidpower Content for Academic Projects or Papers

Permission must be obtained using the Use and Reprint Permission Request Form and all of the guidelines below must be followed. This means that, in addition to the traditional way of citing sources in academic projects or papers, ideas from the Kidpower program and educational resources must be acknowledged at the BEGINNING of the use with active links to the www.kidpower.org website and the source itself. For example: “Ideas from the book Bullying: What Adults Need to Know and Do to Keep Kids Safe, published by Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International, are incorporated into the following paper. Kidpower is a global nonprofit leader in providing child protection education and personal safety skills to people of all ages and abilities since 1989. www.kidpower.org”

Additional Permission To Use Guidelines:

  • Articles or excerpts must be reprinted in their entirety with no copy changes without prior approval.
  • Articles must include Kidpower’s byline under the article title. Byline information includes the author’s name (as posted on our website) and the name of our organization. For example, “By Irene van der Zande, Kidpower Founder and Executive Director.” If no author is noted, please use the following generic byline: “Provided by Kidpower.org.”
  • Articles must be credited with the following copyright statement at the bottom of each article: “Copyright © [Please Insert Year Listed in Article] Irene van der Zande. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission. For more information, visit www.kidpower.org.”
  • Acknowledge Kidpower visibly and clearly at the beginning of your article wherein there is any use of Kidpower content and tell users how to reach Kidpower both internationally and through any local centers. Please have active links for anything done electronically, include a reference with a link to any specific articles used, and our logo if you use graphics. For example, AT THE BEGINNING of any article used or other material that is extensively quoted or paraphrased, please put this acknowledgement as an introductory note or byline:  “Thank you to Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International and (author’s name) for permission to use this copyrighted article. Kidpower is a global nonprofit leader in providing safety education to prevent and stop bullying, violence, and abuse. For more resources, see www.kidpower.org or contact safety@kidpower.org. [If there is a local center outside of California, please add: For information about services in _______, contact ________.] See our Locations page for specific local center service areas and contact information.
  • Do NOT use our Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower organizational or program names or copyrighted organizational and program description language for your own marketing or fundraising because this might give a confusing impression that you are part of our organization – unless of course, you actually have developed a partnership with our organization and are receiving training and separate authorization to represent us in your area.
  • Do not keep more than two Kidpower articles at a time on your website. We have been advised that it hurts both your and our Google rankings to have too much duplicative material on our websites, so we need to limit the number you use at a time – but you can rotate them if you wish. In fact, many groups send our articles out to their constituents in their newsletters, blogs, and papers.
  • Do let us know if any of these requirements don’t work for you so we can discuss to see if you can figure out how to share our material in a way that meets both our needs.
  • Do tell us how use of our program ideas or materials have benefited your readers or the people you serve, including sharing stories and comments.
Please note that there are a few articles on Kidpower’s websites for which Kidpower has permission to publish, but for which it does not hold copyright. As these articles are not Kidpower’s property, we are unable to grant reprint permission for their use.

Download the Use and Reprint Permission Request Form today. We will respond to your request by email within 3 business days of receipt with any additional questions or with explicit permission guidelines applying to your specific requested use. If you do not hear from us within 3 business days, please email safety@kidpower.org to ensure we received your request.
To send the form via email:
Please be sure to digitally sign the form and submit it to: safety@kidpower.org

To send the form via fax:
Please be sure to sign and fax the form to:  (0)1 -831- 426-4480

You can also send hard copies of the form to:
Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International
PO Box 1212
Santa Cruz, CA

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Kidpower 30-Skill Challenge — Coaching eHandbook

Simple steps to model and practice awareness and other safety skills with young people

We are currently providing the Kidpower 30-Skill Challenge™ Coaching eHandbook FREE as part of Kidpower’s One Million Safer Kids campaign. Our goal is to make young people safer from bullying, violence, and abuse through greater awareness, action, and skills. This e-book provides a step-by-step teaching tool that any caring adult can use to teach vital “People Safety” skills that can prepare children and teens to take charge of their emotional and physical safety, increase their confidence, and develop healthy relationships. These are skills that last a lifetime.

By using the download links below for the books in English, Spanish, or Arabic,  you are agreeing to abide by our Permission to Use Requirements. We encourage you to share the skills widely, but rather than forwarding this PDF  to others, please tell anyone who wants their own free copy of this e-book to download directly from this page. This helps us to keep track of how many people are benefitting from our program.

Joining the Kidpower 30-Skill Challenge™ is easy!

1) Get the e-book!

Download the PDF. Please ask others to come to our website for their copy as well. Please use this link:

2) Read the skills!

Each of the short lessons, pulled from our wide-ranging curriculum into this teaching tool, describes how to teach an important personal safety skill or concept to the children and teens in your life. The clear explanations show how to make practicing and discussing these safety skills easy and fun. Almost all of the skills are less than one page and each one has engaging graphics you can use when discussing and teaching the skills.

3) Share the skills!

Print and use each 1- or 2-page skill to present and teach the skills to kids you work with directly, whether that’s in a classroom, with a youth group or sports team, or at home. And remember that teaching doesn’t have to happen every day or even face-to-face. You can talk on the phone, use chat or especially video chat, send email and also share skills with other caring adults you know in your family, school, work, circle of friends, and neighbors who will teach the skills to kids in their lives.

4) Tell us all about it!

Thousands of kids have benefitted from their adults teaching skills using this book.  We want you and the young people in your life to be successful at practicing these skills and we want to count your efforts – so please let us know how many kids you reach – it all starts with one!

Please email us at safety@kidpower.org to let us know about your successes sharing these skills with kids or to get help if you encounter any challenges!

A world with One Million Safer Kids is a better world for all of us, not just the million we help directly. It’s a world with more joyful playgrounds, classrooms, and neighborhoods. It’s a world with safer interactions between children and strangers in parks, farmers markets, and other public places. It’s a world with more relationships strengthened by strong boundary setting skills. It’s a world with less trauma and injury. It’s a world with one million young people using and strengthening advocacy skills to help themselves and others — skills they can develop and use for decades to come not just in school but in relationships, in work, in play, in politics, and in parenting others. The potential ripple effect of One Million Safer Kids is both staggering and achievable.

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