Teaching Children Safety Skills

There are many things that parents can do to keep children safe, including being aware of the environment and the people with whom their children interact, as well as talking to children about staying safe.

Teaching children about consent and boundaries at a young age lets them know that their body belongs to them and they have rights – while also teaching them appropriate behaviors in relation to others.

Teaching Children About Boundaries and Consent

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are traumas – including abuse, neglect and domestic violence – that a child experiences before the age of 18. ACEs can have negative, lasting effects on health and behavior.

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Protective or Positive Childhood Experiences promote resilience and help children heal. It is really important to ensure that children have positive childhood experiences, no matter how much adversity they face.

Protective and Compensatory Experiences (PACEs)