Most of us grew up hearing the mantra “don’t talk to strangers…” so much so, that we find ourselves repeating it reflexively to our children. Yet the notion of “Stranger Danger” can, in fact, place your kids in even greater peril. Embedded within the concept of stranger danger, is the implication that strangers are to be feared and by contrast, those we know must therefore be safe. Yet all too often this is not the case. Further, if your child should become lost, knowing how to talk to strangers is one of the most vital survival skills they possess . In this course, a major point of instruction is knowing HOW to choose which strangers are safe.
The INPAX Kids InPower program teaches kids not to fear strangers, but rather to tune and to trust their own instincts.
- How to identify “strangeness” rather than strangers and how to listen to – and trust – their gut.
- What to do if someone touches them or tries to take them.
- What to do if they get lost or separated from their parents or group – what are safe areas, and how to immediately identify the safe strangers to approach for help.
Additionally, we teach you, the parent, how to reinforce the lessons they learn on an everyday basis. Nothing is a greater priority for parents than their kids’ safety – yet you cannot always be there to protect them and they must learn to make their own choices. The Kids’ INPOWER class empowers your children to remain safe when you aren’t there.