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Single Subject Safety Lesson Plans Make Teaching Safety Easy!

Parents spend thousands of dollars every year on their kids education to excel in math, science and languages. AHA-FULLAlthough these subjects are important for future success, the truth is, that in order  to learn they must first feel safe and secure.

If students fear gangs, violence, or peer pressure their mind will not be open to learn and they will never reach their full potential.

Safety education is as important, both in academic performance and social value as any other subject, but sadly it is often overlooked until tragedy strikes. It is a fact that almost every tragedy can be prevented with effective preventative, proactive education.

Kidproof’s international reputation is built on our commitment to provide current, effective, empowering, and entertaining safety education that kids and teachers love. We approach each lesson with a proactive and positive point of view, empowering the students with knowledge, not paralyzing them with fear.


How Kidproof Can Help

Quick view of Curriculum Standards of all Single Subject Courses: KIDPROOF SAFETY COURSES OVERVIEW (pdf)

VIEW OUR FULL COURSE CATALOGUE (pdf)

RESEARCHED BASED LEARNING (pdf)


School Resources

ORDER KIDPROOF SAFETY LESSON PLANS FOR YOUR SCHOOL


For Parents

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR PARENT EDUCATION


For Child Centric Businesses

KPASS: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND SAFETY CERTIFICATION FOR INDIVIDUALS THAT WORK WITH KIDS

Early Years Safety Lesson Plans (4 - 7 yrs)

Never Bee Lost

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When a child is lost, seconds count. What a child does, and most importantly how prepared they are for the situation, can make the difference in their overall safety.

Safe Kids

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This fun and entertaining child safety class is designed to help kids learn about injury prevention and how to safely respond to an emergency.

Cyber Safe Early Years

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The fastest growing segment of Internet users are preschoolers. It is impossible to ignore any longer, and vital to prepare kids at an early age to be cyber safe.

Primary Years Safety Lesson Plans (7 - 10 yrs)

Bullyproofing

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This child safety program is designed to be preventative and proactive, so that children can avoid being bullied, and if they are bullied, know how to stop it.

Stranger Smarts

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Stranger Smarts is a dynamic, non-threatening essential workshop that captures the attention of students and teaches them how to make safe choices when approached by strangers.

I Wanna Walk

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Walking to and from school can be a great way to stay fit and healthy. However, it is important that students learn to stay safe along the route. Students learn how to safely react to bullies, traffic and strangers.

Safe Sports

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A Super Sport knows how much fun playing sports can be, but also understands how important it is to stay safe and healthy. This unique and valuable program is perfect for sports groups and organizations.

CyberSafe

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It is estimated that two out of three households have a computer and access to the Internet. While this means access to many valuable resources, it also means that there are risks involved.

Drugs & Alcohol Prevention - Pre-Teens

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Students learn how to make healthy decisions about drugs and alcohol. Focus is on drug education, positive self-esteem, peer pressure, and managing stress.

Middle School Safety Lesson Plans (10 - 16 yrs)

At Home Alone

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Are you wondering when it’s safe to leave your child at home alone for a few hours before or after school or while you run errands? Also Avaiable Online.

At Home Alone with First Aid

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We have combined our exclusive At Home Alone child safety course with the Kidproof First Aid for Kids program to help prepare your child for any emergency!

Babysitter Training

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One of our most popular and famous programs! This popular course is packed full of advice, guides, tips, and information based on real life experiences, from kids and experts in the know. Also available online.

CONFLICT RESOLUTION

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Conflict Resolution is designed to teach children appropriate skills for resolving issues with peers, educators and parents and to diffuse a situation before it becomes out of control.

FIRST AID FOR KIDS

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First Aid for Kids is an active and informative class which teaches students how to respond to medical emergencies, such as cuts, burns, choking or broken bones.

A GIRLS WAY

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Most girls make unsafe decisions based on low self image and self esteem. The transition from elementary or middle school to high school can be a scary one for many young girls.

SOCIAL NETIQUETTE

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This needed program helps students develop proper social etiquette, good citizenship and critical thinking skills when it relates to social media.

DRUG AND ALCOHOL AWARENESS - TEEN

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Students learn how to make healthy decisions about drugs and alcohol. Focus is on drug education, positive self-esteem, and managing stress.

BABYSITTERMANIA BOOT CAMP

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Kidproof Babysitter Boot Camp will turbo-charge your skills by enhancing your safety, leadership and First Aid as well as creating and growing your very own successful babysitting business!

School Assemblies

Bullyproofing School Assembly

By request of schools and parents, Kidproof has developed this entertaining and informative school assembly presentation specifically designed for middle school-aged students (grades 4-8).

CyberSafe School Assembly

Kidproof talks to middle school students about how to stay safe online and avoid cyberbullies while enjoying everything the Internet and technology has to offer

Protecting Kids Online Parent Seminar

This highly sought after presentation puts the spotlight on how parents can keep their kids safe while enjoying the benefits of technology.

Bullyproofing Parent Seminar

Whether their child is a target, a bystander or a bully, this compelling presentation helps parents understand what their child is going through, and provides them with a strategy to improve the situation.

The Kidproof “Whole Approach” to Safety Education

Kidproof takes the “whole” approach to safety education and believes that a truly safe child has safe parents, safe teachers, and safe role models. We create programs that address all subjects from the point of view of all parties, completing the cycle and maximizing positive results.

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Protect Ed

Protect Ed

World Class School Safety Curriculum

Protect Ed™ is a multi-grade, multi- subject, flexible program that addresses the most critical issues in child safety today. For more than a decade, Kidproof has worked tirelessly in our quest to increase safety awareness and protect children on a global scale.

We believe that there is nothing as precious as a child, and that we must continue to focus on preventative education to impact lifelong changes.

It takes a community to truly keep children safe, which is why we focus on engaging and educating every stakeholder in a child’s life, including the parents, the educators and the kids themselves. This will help ensure that key messages are consistently reinforced throughout their lives.

Safety education is more than just teaching how to make safe choices: when children feel safe, they are better able to learn, become open to new ideas, and can excel both socially, spiritually and financially towards their future success.

We take teaching safety seriously and are proud to have earned your trust. To that end, we promise to endeavor to provide the children, parents, and educators across the globe with world-class education that will help raise safe and healthy children of the future.

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Why Your School Needs Protect Ed

Although traditionally attention has been focused on advancing a student’s academic skills, the importance of accurate, informed and structured safety education is vital in the success of children’s health and well-being. After all, a child who does not feel safe is unable to focus on his or her education.

Kidproof teacherresource-k1Safety, the world’s largest child safety education provider, with more than a decade of worldwide experience in child safety education, has designed the Protect Ed™  Safety Education Program for Nursery to Grade 12 especially for you.

Kidproof’s unique safety education program ensures that every child receives the high quality preventative safety education he or she deserves.  Each grade level of Protect Ed™ offers 12 hours of safety education, covering six areas:  Personal Safety, Physical Safety, Healthy Living, Emotional Safety, Internet Safety, and Anti Bullying.

Preschool

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Primary

SC_G2The first years of formalized school are the most important in setting the foundations for the love of learning and importance of learning key concepts that will keep kids safe throughout their lives.

Elementary

SC_G5Protect Ed provides turn-key, fun and informative safety lessons that don’t just teach, but provide actionable solutions to common problems facing elementary school aged children.

Middle School

SC_G7By learning to develop critical thinking skills, students will be better equipped to identifying risks and make safe choices around people, places and situations.

High School

SC_G12Protect Ed™ not only gives you every resource you will need to raise time-sensitive topics, but also provides the “words” you need to explain dangers, identify choices and open valuable and productive discussions.

Why Your Kids Need Protect Ed™

Although traditionally attention has been focused on advancing a student’s academic skills, the importance of accurate, informed and structured safety education is vital in the success of children’s health and well-being. After all, a child who does not feel safe is unable to focus on his or her education.

Kidproof® Safety, the world’s largest child safety education provider, with more than a decade of worldwide experience in child safety education, has designed the Protect Ed™ Safety Education Program for Nursery to Grade 12 especially for you.

Kidproof’s unique safety education program ensures that every child receives the high quality preventative safety education he or she deserves. Each grade level of Protect Ed™ offers 12 hours of safety education, covering six areas: Personal Safety, Physical Safety, Healthy Living, Emotional Safety, Internet Safety, and Anti Bullying.

The Problem. Our Solution.

SC_G11Safety education is a fundamental component of childhood development, yet how can school administration, principals, teachers and educators foster an environment where students learn to take proactive steps to be safe?

How can educators be confident that the information they are giving is accurate, timely and truthful? And, how do parents keep their children safe, yet still allow their independence and confidence to grow?

These questions point to the urgent need for solution-based, formalized and structured safety education around the world.

The Protect ED™ Safety Education Program gives educators the tools they need to teach accurate safety lessons, encourage positive self-esteem in their students, while providing the “words” they need to engage students in a thoughtful and memorable discussion about their safety.

Kidproof’s Protect ED™ is a one-of-a-kind program that is designed to provide effective, preventative, and innovative safety education in order to give children the critical thinking skills and knowledge to recognize danger, the strength and self-esteem necessary to protect their personal and emotional safety, and the confidence and compassion to be better citizens of the future.

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Online Training

Instant Access to two of our popular programs through KidproofU.

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Kidproof Babysitter Training Program

This is our most famous program and one of the top Babysitter Training programs in North America! Over Thumbs up80,000 kids have participated in the Kidproof Babysitter Program over the last decade.

Kidproof U Online Courses are adapted from our famous in-class programs and are held to the highest standards.

Section One:  Becoming a Great Babysitter

In this section, you will learn:

  • The legal age to babysit
  • How to decide how much to charge
  • How to get a babysitting job
  • How to prepare for an interview

Once you have completed this section, you should know the legal age to babysit; what your responsibilities are; how to safely seek a babysitting job; interview successfully; and understand the client’s expectations when hiring a babysitter.

 

Section Two: Preparing for Your Babysitting Job

After completing this section, you should know how to prepare for a babysitting job, understand how to fill out the proper questionnaire forms, and know why they are so important. You will understand your strengths and limitations and be able to select the right babysitting job for you.

 

Section Three:  Caring for Kids of All Agesenroll-now

By the end of this section, you should be able to plan a babysitting day with activities that are appropriate and safe for the needs of the children. You will know appropriate toys, food, and games to play depending on the ages of the children. You will learn how to diaper an infant, and how to safely feed, change, and care for an infant.

 

Section Four: Safety

At the end of this section, you will be able to identify specific hazards that are related to each age group, and how to prevent an accident from occurring. You will learn what an emergency is, and how to safely respond to one. You will also understand when it is necessary to call Emergency Services and what information to give to the dispatcher.

You will be able to identify different kinds of hazards found inside and outside the home. You will also know how to safely respond to strangers, unwanted guests, and phone calls. This section will encourage you to use your instincts and pay attention to details that send warning signals that danger may be close by.

You will also learn what to do in a situation of child abuse or neglect and identify who to turn to for help.

 

Section Five:  Babysitters First Aid

After completing this section, you will be knowledgeable on the most common types of childhood injuries and how to safely respond to them. You will learn how to identify and respond to First Aid issues like choking, burns, cuts, head injuries, insect bites, and allergies. You will learn how to complete a safety check, and the importance of an emergency contact sheet.


What is Included?BBS-SCP

All students have immediate access to all of the benefits of Kidproof U and Online Learning.  This includes:

  • Kidproof Babysitters eHandbook (pdf)
  • Interactive quizzes and activities throughout
  • Stop and start at any time
  • Up to six months to complete
  • Personalized Certificate after Successful Completion
  • Personal Teacher for help when needed
  • Access to Kidproof’s world class education content
  • Run time 130 minutes
  • $35.00 USD

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Kidproof At Home Alone Safety Program

The same course that more than 100,000 kids have trusted forgirl over a decade!

Our most popular and “absolute must-have” course for every student who plans on being at home alone is now available Online!

This entertaining and valuable safety program has been trusted by parents and kids for over a decade.

It is one of our most popular courses and is designed to prepare children to look after themselves while at home alone for short periods of time. Important skills are learned through interactive lessons and quizzes that help make both the child and parent more confident when they are left at home alone.


What do kids learn?

  • The legal age to be left at home alone
  • Their rights and responsibilities when at home alone
  • Safe practices when at home alone
  • How to respond safely to emergencies
  • How to keep constructively occupied

We don’t just talk about being safe – we are your partners!


Like all Kidproof programs, the Kidproof At Home Alone Training Online Program is packed full of activities and hands-on practice to increase your confidence and give you the skills you need.  We also teach students what makes us famous… how to predict future dangerous situations and what to do in an emergency.

After successfully completing the Online Kidproof At Home Alone Training Program, you will be more confident and prepared to be at home alone.


 

What is Included?

All students have immediate access to all of the benefits of Kidproof U and Online Learning.  This includes:

  • Kidproof At Home Alone Parent eHandbook (pdf)
  • Interactive quizzes and activities throughout
  • Stop and start at any time
  • Up to six months to complete
  • Personalized Certificate after Successful Completion
  • Personal Teacher for help when needed
  • Access to Kidproof’s world class education content
  • Run Time 27 minutes
  • $25.00 USD

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Our Most Popular kids Courses Online

Babysitter Training

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At Home Alone Training

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First Aid For Kids Online

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Teach Babysitting and Home Alone

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Kidproof Lesson Plan Packs are complete Turn-Key comprehensive safety education packages that area designed to engage students and cover subject specific information. Each course is designed with the learner’s age in mind and key messages are reinforced through role play, games and group interaction.

Kidproof programs are non-threatening and empowering and have been trusted by millions of kids around the world for over a decade.

– Lesson Plans include (all in Digital Form for immediate download)
– Teacher Overview
– Full Turn-Key Lesson Plan (just open and start teaching!)
– Reproducible teacher resources (flash cards etc.) when applicable
– Reproducible student worksheets
– Copy of storybook (where applicable)

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Professional Development

KPASS Training & Certification Program

Helping Child Based Business Reduce Risk and Increase Safety

Best PracticesIf your business doesn’t have a complete Child Protection Policy, training and recruiting practices in place – you are at risk.


K-PASS is a turn-key solution that provides both in depth training, guidelines, customized policy and procedure guides and reviews that businesses can implement immediately to ensure that they are providing a safe workplace for both the adults who work for them, and the children that are in their care.


Why Become KPASS Certified?

Child based businesses attract caring, compassionate and patient employees and volunteers that enjoy working with kids and watching them play and grow. However, these same businesses can also open the door and provide access for someone who looks to do harm to children.

All businesses including:

  • Pre-Schools
  • Schools
  • Colleges
  • Amusement Parks
  • Entertainment Centres
  • Child-based retail shops to emerging markets like;
  • Kids centric apps, games, online portals
  • Social media sites to conventional business ventures like;
  • Cinemas
  • Retail stores
  • Restaurants and fast food chains

…cannot ignore.the importance of understanding kids and their safety while in their care.

Kidproof is the leader in child safety education and we take protecting kids very serious. The Kidproof KPASS Certification Program  is a world-class policy and training program, that can easily be adapted to your business or organization and provide you the guidelines and best practices to ensure that your business and  employees are Kid-Safe.

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Who is KPASS Certification for?

  • Professionals working/wanting to work in businesses based around kids.
  • Teachers/Principals/Directors/Counsellors of Pre-schools, Schools and Colleges.
  • CEO and Entrepreneurs having/wanting to have a business based around kids.
  • From CRM / Client Managers/ Floor managers to sales staff anyone coming in contact with clients where kids can be potential customers in all types of facilities.
  • Counsellors/psychologists/doctors/nurses and all professionals who work with kids.

What in Included in Certification?

A full program certification includes the following programs.

Working with Kids

Available online or in person (Mandatory for Certification)

This training module will help all employees and management understand the dynamics of working with children of all ages.  It teaches how to diffuse conflict, increase communication, how to handle bullies within the setting and how to communicate effectively with parents about their children.

Through a combination of group work, lecture, role-play and practice scenarios, participants will develop a clear understanding of:

  • Understanding dynamics of Working with kids of all age groups.
  • How to communicate with kids (body language, tone, verbal queues).
  • Conflict Resolution through “Verbal Judo.” (how to diffuse a high risk situation)
  • How to handle aggressive behavior without using violence. (Isolation, containment, control)
  • Addressing and responding to bullying behavior. (definitions, identification, actions)
  • Enhance observations skills ( learning to predict risk early)
  • Communicating with parents (Addressing behavior issues, discipline, incidents)

 

Child Protection and Abuse Training

Available online or in person (Mandatory for Certification)

It is vital that your staff and volunteers have a clear understanding of child abuse and neglect, so they can identify and reduce potential risks to the kids in their care.

This comprehensive training program provides in depth training on all aspects of child abuse, inappropriate interactions, and provides a clear understanding of how to manage and reduce risk of harm to children in their care.

Through a combination of group work, lecture, role-play and practice scenarios, participants will develop a clear understanding of:

  • Child Abuse Definitions ( neglect, abuse, physical/sexual abuse, inappropriate conduct
  • Understanding Child Abuse and Predators ( Access, Privacy, Control)
  • Awareness of how offenders target children.
  • Grooming process and warning signs.
  • Understanding difference between appropriate and inappropriate behavior and key definitions.
  • Managing Risk
  • Code of Conduct
  • Legal Obligations
  • Witnessing Abuse and Reporting (sexual abuse, inappropriate conduct)
  • Understanding child abuse and children’s rights.

 

Hiring, Recruiting and Screening Training for Management

Available online or in person (Mandatory for HR Screening Certification)

Experienced HR professionals understand that it takes more than a mere criminal record check to determine the suitability of a future employee or volunteer.

Most businesses simply rely on criminal records and background checks to determine the suitability of an employee/volunteer. However statistics prove that an abuser can have up to 30 victims in his past before ever being caught, charged and convicted. In other words, many offenders and people with malicious intentions towards children do not have criminal records.

This exceptional and informative program is designed to teach hiring mangers how to look beyond a criminal record check and properly screen individuals to reduce the risk of hiring the wrong person.

Through a combination of group work, lecture, role-play and practice scenarios, participants will develop a clear understanding of:

  • Creating informative job descriptions.
  • Effective Application Forms.
  • Shortlisting applicants based on job description, documents and applicant history.
  • Developing Effective and Revealing Interviewing Skills.
  • Key Screening Components for Candidates.
  • Effective Supervision and Monitoring of staff and volunteers.
  • Discipline and Termination when misconduct is identified

Certificate Programs

Child Abuse Training

In-depth training on all aspects of child abuse, inappropriate interactions, and provides a clear understanding of how to manage and reduce risk of harm to children in their care.

Working With Kids

Learn how to diffuse conflict, increase communication, how to handle bullies within the setting and how to communicate effectively with parents about their children.

Hiring And Recruiting For Child Based Businesses.

This exceptional and informative program is designed to teach hiring mangers how to look beyond a criminal record check and properly screen individuals to reduce the risk of hiring the wrong person.

Why Your Business Needs The Best Protection Policy Available

The most obvious reason is to ensure that the children are safe in your care. The less obvious, yet very important reasons your business must be protected are to reduce the risk of:

Hiring people with malicious intents.
Receiving false accusations that can ruin your business and reputation.
Losing sponsors who insist on safeguards.
Being denied business insurance applications.

A strong policy and training program will become your guide when dealing with difficult situations.

If your business doesn’t have a complete Child Protection Policy, training and recruiting practices in place – you are at risk.

5 Reasons Parents Trust KPASS Certified Businesses

 

  1. They Adopt World-Class Policy and Procedure
  2. They Provide Child Abuse and Policy Training to Staff and Volunteers
  3. They Agree to Support Code of Conduct
  4. They Are Committed to a Comprehensive Hiring, Recruiting and Screening Process
  5. There is Transparency with Policy and Conduct with all Parents

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Parents

Parent Programs and Seminars

WE’RE YOUR PARTNER IN SAFETY

Free-eBook-featurette buttonWe have no idea what you may have been told as a child, or what you might have picked up since you became a parent.   However, many parents continue to use old tactics that simply don’t work in today’s world.

We are here to help with our specialized programs for Parents that can be hosted through Authorized Delivery Partners or through your local school.  Just ask us!


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Every Parent’s Guide to Achieving the Ultimate Safe Family

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Other Ways Kidproof Can Help

Quick view of Curriculum Standards of all Single Subject Courses: KIDPROOF SAFETY COURSES OVERVIEW (pdf)

VIEW OUR FULL COURSE CATALOGUE (pdf)

RESEARCHED BASED LEARNING (pdf)


School Resources

ORDER KIDPROOF SAFETY LESSON PLANS FOR YOUR SCHOOL


For Parents

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR PARENT EDUCATION


For Child Centric Businesses

KPASS: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND SAFETY CERTIFICATION FOR INDIVIDUALS THAT WORK WITH KIDS

Courses For Parents

Protecting Kids Online Seminar

This highly sought after presentation puts the spotlight on how parents can keep their kids safe while enjoying the benefits of technology.

You And Your Nanny

In some families, having a nanny is a necessity in raising children. But how can you be sure that your nanny is treating your child with the same care and love that you would?

Parent Ed

The number one way to ensure that your family is safe, is to keep the lines of communication open. But sometimes this is not an easy task! This program is a must for any parent of school aged kids.

How To Protect Your Child From Bullies

Whether their child is a target, a bystander or a bully, this compelling presentation helps parents understand what their child is going through, and provides them with a strategy to improve the situation.

Safe Kids Safe Families

Are you looking for an “Ah-Ha” moment? Based on Samantha Wilson’s book “Safe Kids Safe Families”, this compelling presentation will help parents understand that they have more control over their child’s safety than they may feel.

Opportunity Equals Access

How will a predator gain access to my child?Nursery School Girl

A predator is anyone who preys on others in a calculated, routine fashion. They may include the abuser, pedophile, bully, stalker, or thief.

But before the predator—or any criminal—can commit a crime, a number of elements must be in place.

Intent

The offender must have the desire or intention to want to commit the crime. Their motives may vary, but the need is always there.

Ability

The offender must believe that they have the skills and equipment they need to carry out their crime. In the case of physical assault of any kind, they not only need to believe that they have the skills to commit the crime, but that theirs outweigh the defensive skill that of the chosen victim.

Opportunity

The criminal needs an opportunity to commit the crime and to get away with it. Few criminals commit crimes with the intention of getting caught.
You, as a parent, can’t change a potential offenders intention to  committing a crime, nor can you change the offenders perception of their abilities. However, you have complete control over the opportunity that could make your children their next victim.

By “opportunity” I mean access.

An offender needs to have access to your child before he can commit his intended crime. Access can be many ways. He may gain access through his position as a coach, baby-sitter, relative, neighbor, friend or acquaintance.

What he is not likely to be, is a complete stranger. As a parent, you have control over your child’s safety and can prevent a crime from happening if you are watchful and diligent in controlling the access that others have to your kids.


 

These are the basic ways in which you can make sure that any access to your children is safe access:

Evaluate who is in your home or neighborhood

Evaluate those in your home or neighborhood. You must assess each and every person that you allow into your home and in contact with your children. I am not suggesting a complete criminal screening for the gardener, however, I do suggest that you watch how he interacts with your children. If he shows too much attention to them, if your child is uncomfortable around him, if you have even the slightest reservation about him, get rid of him immediately.

Question everyone’s motives

There is a motive for every action or thought we have. Not all motives are deviant, but they are present in all actions. A used car salesman’s motive is to sell you a car. To achieve that purpose, he will adapt his behavior to be nice, approachable, knowledgeable and genial, in hopes that you will buy a car from him.

A teacher’s motive is to educate your children. Her behavior will reflect her motives. She may be firm when she is trying to get a point across, sympathetic to a child who is upset, encouraging and empowering to get kids to learn.

A predator’s motive is to gain access and control of your child so that he can carry out his intended crime. His behavior will reflect his motives—in part. He will be nice, helpful, understanding, willing, generous, accommodating and anything else he needs to be to convince you that he can be trusted.

If you can’t come up with a valid reason why someone is acting in a friendly, generous way to your children, be very suspicious. There is no reason why the house painter needs to be giving toys and candy to your children. There is a motive for every action. If the person’s actions do not make sense, do not allow them access to your children.

Report your suspicions to the police

How many times have you seen or heard news reports in which neighbors of an apprehended criminal say they thought the person was suspicious? If they thought so, why didn’t they tell police before another victim was made?


 

Let me explain…SamanthaWilson

Contrary to what you may think, your observations are valuable to the police, and they are not bothered if you call them. In fact, in this world today where money is tight and police are stretched to the limit, they need your help. They cannot know what is going on in your community unless you tell them. You will not bother them. You don’t even have to give your name.

But please make sure that you report all suspicious behavior to the police. If the police investigate and the suspicion is unfounded, then it ends. However, in many cases—and I can speak from experience—the smallest tip can lead to a major arrest and removal of a predator from your community.

It is your right, and your duty to tell the police if you feel someone may be a danger to your family. You owe it, at the very least, to your kids.

Samantha Wilson

President, Founder Kidproof International

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Customized Safety Education

Where there are children, there is a need for Kidproof

We understand that for a socially conscious and charitable organization to truly make change, they must include effective preventative education in their mandates.

Formalized safety education will help save in response time and health care costs, while preventing future tragedies, but there is much to consider before diving into a DIY for safety.

  • What are the learning objectives and desired outcomes?
  • Who is it designed for?
  • Is it an in-class, online or train-the-trainer module?
  • How will you measure the success?
  • Where will the experts and content come from?
  • Where will we get the illustrations?
  • What will the structure be?
  • Can we monetize it as a fundraiser?
  • How will we roll it out?
  • Who will do the design and printing?
  • How will we market it?
    Plus many more…

The Risks Are Too Great for DIYLittle Girl

Safety education, if done in-house by non-experts runs the risk of giving inaccurate information, increasing fear and can have devastating outcomes. If done correctly by experts, proactive safety education can make a massive impact on a social problem that can literally change the world for the better.

With access to experts in every discipline from bully prevention, abduction, substance abuse, threat assessment and harassment, hate crime, environment, health and safety, Internet safety, cyber bullying, road and traffic safety (plus more), our skilled curriculum writers use our unique and proprietary system to create the most engaging, memorable and valuable safety education available.

Leave It to the Experts

Kidproof has been writing and delivering unique and exclusive safety education for fifteen years with programs delivered in 29 countries around the world.

We know how to create and deliver effective safety education to all ages and environments and we work with your team to develop, create and deliver world-class proactive preventative education for your cause.

Limited Number of Opportunities

Request informationWe invest considerable time and resources for each project, and are committed to creating the best education possible, and are only able to accept and engage in a limited number of proposals / requests each year.

If your organization would like further information about our custom writing services please fill out the form below or call us and we would be happy to discuss your needs further.

Please contact us info@kidproofsafety.com

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Our child safety classes are fun, entertaining and memorable. Kids learn through role play, scenarios and group work to help develop their critical thinking skills that will last a lifetime.

 

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IT’S OFFICIAL!

Kidproof Safety’s highly acclaimed Protect Ed K-12 Safety Curriculum, becomes mandatory training throughout Lebanon in September

Learn More