Five spots are still available for the professional training, which is open to professionals and volunteers who work with children and families, as well as parents, who want to advocate for child safety. Details and registration information for the “Skills for Child Protection” training, August 9-11 in San Francisco are available on Kidpower’s website:
“Kidpower has an outstanding track record of teaching parents and other caring adults effective skills without creating fear," says Manny Solano, Chief of Police, Watsonville City Police Department. "As a public safety officer, I strongly believe that a great deal of violence, including bullying and abuse, could be prevented if everyone had these skills.”
Kidpower is a non-profit leader in personal safety and confidence-building skills education, whose programs are highly recommended by experts worldwide for taking a positive, skills-based approach to preventing abuse, kidnapping, bullying and other violence. Kidpower workshops, K-12 safety curriculum, books, videos, and the Kidpower.org free resource library have helped to protect more than 2 million people, including those with special needs, from abuse, bullying and other violence since 1989.
Kidpower's founder and executive director, Irene van der Zande, has been featured as a personal safety expert by USA Today, CNN, and The Wall Street Journal. She is the author of The Kidpower Book for Caring Adults, a comprehensive guide for understanding personal sa
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