Empowering Children to Be Safe. Vital information for parents, teachers and other concerned adults. PACT Conference 25 March 2009. Purpose.
Vital information for parents, teachers and other concerned adults
25 March 2009
To provide an overview of the knowledge and skills required by parents, teachers and other concerned adults to maximise the ‘people safety’ and wellbeing of children and young people and to encourage them to reach their full potential.
1. I am special, so are you!
2. Safety is my right
3. My body belongs to me
4. I can get help
To build a healthy self esteem and
encourage respect and empathy for others.
1. Appreciating individuality
3. Expressing ourselves assertively
4. Building resilience
To identify and effectively respond to potentially unsafe situations.
1.Right to be safe with people
2. Corresponding responsibilities
3.Preventative safety measures
4. Feeling unsafe
5. Personal emergencies
To identify, prevent and stop all forms of abuse.
1. Body ownership and parts
3. Responding to abuse
4. Known abusers
6.Safe and unsafe secrets
To access help from trusted adults and
1. Benefits of talking with someone
2. Developing a safety network
3.Using a safety network
Children’s Safety Australia Inc.
Tel: (07) 3379 4475