StreetSmarts for Community Workers

StreetSmarts for Community Workers

Take a self-defense and personal safety training class. These programs teach specific skills for noticing and avoiding a dangerous encounter. Learning confidence and physical strategies is empowering and as such, we are perceived as less of a target or victim.  Often,...
Tips to Protect Children from Harm

Tips to Protect Children from Harm

It is important to ensure you are well aware of people who have contact with your children – friends, family members, acquaintances and caregivers. Make sure these individuals respect your wishes for your children, and that your children know you are alert to their...
10 Tips for Dating Safety

10 Tips for Dating Safety

Dating can be a wonderful and exciting experience, or it can be an outright disaster!  Either way you experience it, make sure you have your wits about you and take precautions for keeping yourself safe. 1. Let your people know where you are going, and with whom, and...
20 Tips for Safe Travel

20 Tips for Safe Travel

Do your research to learn common travel scams – check Google to learn the most common scams in your travel destination.Create a safety plan – know where you will meet your people if you get separated, ensure everyone has a copy of each other’s passport number,...
7 Superhero Steps for Children to Manage Bullying

7 Superhero Steps for Children to Manage Bullying

Use the Calm Confidence of a SuperHero: Hold your head high, walk briskly like you are confident, have a peaceful face and body and be alert.  Put on your SuperHero Cape, and imagine you are one as you move through your day. Leave in a calm powerful way: Wrap yourself...