Stranger Safety – Assault and Kidnapping Prevention

Take positive action to prevent and stop kidnapping and assault:

“When our kids got lost, they followed our Kidpower Safety Plan and went to the cashier to get help.”

“Now I know that if someone tries to bother me on my way to school, I will know what to do to stay safe!”

Related video resources

7 Strategies for Keeping Your Kids Safe - video series

Dr. Harold Johnson, Emeritus Professor of Education, interviewing Kidpower founder and executive director, Irene van der Zande, to describe each of Kidpower’s 7 strategies for keeping children safe and how to apply these concepts to your daily life.

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Stop! Leave! Help! Teaching kids how to stop a potential abduction

ABC7’s Better Bay Area News

ABC7’s Better Bay Area News Team shows viewers how to teach kids how to stop a possible abduction, featuring Kidpower’s executive director and founder, Irene van der Zande.

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Related books

Kidpower Safety Comics Front Cover

Kidpower Children’s Safety Comics Color Edition

Now in color! This book answers the question, “How do I teach my kids to be safe with people without scaring them?” Have fun sharing the social stories together with your kids, and they’ll be learning powerful skills. Young children will ask you to read it again and again!
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One Strong Move Book Front Cover

One Strong Move

This cartoon-illustrated book provides important self-defense lessons showing how to avoid and escape from an attack for adults and teens and for use by adults in teaching children.
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Kidpower Book Front Cover

The Kidpower Book for Caring Adults

This inspiring, comprehensive guide puts Kidpower’s nearly 30 years of experience at the fingertips of parents, educators, and all adults who care about protecting children and teens.
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Curriculum Teaching Books Front Covers

Book 3: Check First & Think First

Book 3 of 6 in our Kidpower Teaching Book Series, designed to make it easy and fun for adults to use our curriculum with their classes, programs, and families, focuses on stranger safety and strategies for being safe in public.
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Doing Right by Our Kids

The #1 best-selling guide to Child Safety in the #MeToo era. Practical tools for adults to take charge of the safety and well being of the young people in their care, and to address the obstacles that often get in the way.
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Doing Right by Our Kids is a field guide for practicing courage. It will arm you with the knowledge and skills you need to know when, why, and how to act to protect your kids.”

— Dan Heath, New York Times Bestselling Author

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