Free Resources

We teach our young children all sorts of ways to keep themselves safe. We teach them to watch the hot stove, we teach them to look both ways before they cross the street, but more often than not – body safety is not taught until much older – until sometimes…it is too late.

Click on the links below for free resources on how to start the conversation with your loved ones and keep them safe.

How to talk to children about body safety

How to respond if your child discloses abuse

PANTS Guides

The PANTS guides were created to be simple, easy to explain and remember, and help protect and empower your children. Click the images to download the PDFs.

Name Your 5 Trusted Adults

Help your child identify 5 trusted or safe adults they can tell if anyone made them feel uncomfortable

    • Discuss the importance of telling an adult and that they will not ever be in trouble
    • Of the trusted adults, have some be in the home and some outside of the home

Click the image to download the PDF worksheet.

Secrets vs Surprises

Teach your child the difference between secrets and surprises

    • No touch would ever need to be a secret, we can always talk about touches
    • Secrets may make us feel bad/sad, surprises are fun/exciting

Click the image to download the PDF worksheet.

Appropriate Touches

Use concrete examples of touches that are appropriate and not appropriate

      • When you go to the doctor (to make sure child is healthy)
      • Diaper changing (to make sure child is clean)
      • Applying medicine (to make sure child is healthy)
      • Bathing (to make sure child is clean)

Click the image to download the PDF worksheet.

Pinwheel Coloring Sheet

Color and display the pinwheel to show your support for children during Child Abuse Awareness Month. Click the image to download the PDF coloring sheet.

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