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Every 9 minutes a child is a victim of sexual abuse and assault.
1 in 10 children will be sexually exploited by the age of 18.
Townsend, C., & Rheingold, A.A., (2013)
of sexually abused children are abused by someone they know and trust.
Finkelhor, D. (2012)
An empowered child grows up to be a powerful, healthy adult. The only efficient way to stop cycles of abuse, teach resiliency to kids with adverse childhood experiences, and protect children from trafficking is through prevention education. KidSafe has been teaching children and their grown-ups personal safety skills for over ten years. Together let’s give children the tools they need to stay safe, and parents the help they need to protect them.
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A. First I will answer your question with a question. What do you mean by ‘sex’? There is a lot more to ‘sex’ then the act itself. If your child shows interest in knowing about ‘sex’, you should ask a few questions to clarify what they are really asking about. It could be anything from…
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“A kid friendly program that is chunked into digestible bites. The program allows kids to listen, think, reflect on and practice what is taught. The animations and books are engaging and discuss appropriate content.” – Cori, Elementary School Teacher
“The Stay KidSafe! program is a wonderful resource for teachers to teach personal safety to their students. The content is interactive and engaging and allows students the opportunity to learn, reflect on and practice important safety skills.”
“Stay KidSafe! is a great way to bring important skills in a student friendly way. The lessons are in-depth and very teacher friendly. I would recommend this program to anyone who wants to keep children KidSafe!”
“The program was very kid friendly and easy to follow. The kids enjoyed the animations and books. They made sensitive topics easier to teach and talk about.”
“It is a very kid and teacher friendly program.”
“This is important curriculum for Florida students and teachers, it helps open the pathway for meaningful discussions in the classroom.” – Deborah, Kindergarten Teacher
Today’s training was awesome! It was very informative. Sally was a very good resource, she motivated us a lot! We want to pass on this information to parents, teachers and students! Thank you for offering workshops like this. These are tools we use to continue serving our children and families.
Participant from Children’s Services Council of Broward Seminar
Thank you for giving us the opportunity to be included in the KidSafe program. I highly recommend this program to other schools. We hope that we will be given the same opportunity for our Kindergarten and 2nd grade students to be a part of this wonderful program during the 2016-2017 school year.
Mrs. Keelyn Meselsohn
2nd Grade Teacher/Team Leader Tradewinds Elementary School
I am a parent of two Pine Crest children and I attended your program on Monday night. I just wanted to thank you so very much for the very informative seminar. As hard as it was to hear all of those things, it was very needed. We were thrilled that you were able to come and share that very important information with us and our children. So again…thank you.
It was a normal Saturday and I was at the rink with my 7 and 8 year old. My son asked me if he could use the Men’s Restroom by himself. Without hesitation, my daughter said, Absolutely not! I was in KidSafe today and you cannot go to the restroom alone. It is very important that Mommy is with you.. with us. I was so proud of my little girl! Many thanks to you all, keep up the great work!
Admissions Assistant, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and School, Ft. Lauderdale
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