• February 2020
  • Vol. 21, No. 1

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Kidpower

Kidpower is an organization dedicated to providing education resources, tools, and training opportunities for schools and communities to teach safety skills and prevent and stop bullying and harassment in all its forms. Teachers, families, and adults who work with children and youth can use the materials on this website to learn how to use and teach skills for safety and confidence. It includes a well-developed curriculum and teaching methods that were created to stop child abuse and child sexual abuse, create safer schools, prevent violence and kidnapping, and stop domestic violence.

They offer several programs, workshops, and trainings that cover the following:

  • Interpersonal safety
  • Self-defense
  • Workplace safety
  • Safety for people with special needs
  • Skills to stop prejudice-based violence

With books, workshops, and handouts on the topics, Kidpower aims to educate children and youth in age-appropriate ways that show how to talk about scary topics in a not scary way. The website also includes hundreds of free resources through their library. Many of these resources are also available in Spanish.

Explore the website and resources at https://www.kidpower.org/.

 

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