Child Protection Basics

Keeping Your Child Safe may be the biggest concern you face as a parent or guardian. The following are some facts about protecting your child. You'll also learn ways to teach safety awareness to your child.

"Child abduction does not just affect younger children. Keep reinforcing safety rules and precautions as children get older."

Teach Your Child Simple Personal Safety Rules as soon as he or she can talk and understand the basic concepts. Communicate openly and often with your child. Encourage him or her to talk about feelings, fears and any unusual, scary or uncomfortable things that occur. Assure your child of your love.