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NCJ Number: 99618 Find in a Library
Title: Help Yourself to Safety - A Guide To Avoiding Dangerous Situations With Strangers and Friends
Author(s): K Hubbard; E Berlin
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 32
Sponsoring Agency: Chas. Franklin Press
Edmonds, WA 98020
Sale Source: Chas. Franklin Press
18409 90th Avenue, West
Edmonds, WA 98020
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Designed to be read with children ages 6 to 11, this booklet uses hypothetical situations to teach children how to recognize and cope with dangerous situations such as stranger abduction, sexual abuse, answering the door when home alone, and being separated from a parent in store.
Abstract: An introductory section for adults focuses on the incidence of child molestation and kidnapping to emphasize the importance of teaching children protective skills. The read aloud stories cover seven different, but typical, situations. All stories explain actions that children can take to protect themselves and get out of these dangerous situations. The booklet also provides illustrations, safety tips for adults and children, senarios that can be used to teach children personal safety, and useful books, audovisual materials, and organizations.
Index Term(s): Child Abduction; Child Sexual Abuse; Crime prevention education; Kidnapping; Personal Security/Self Protection
Note: Children's Safety Series - Book 3
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