Parents and caretakers can learn the skills and practice with their children. Schools and institutions taking care of children can equip and integrate child protection and bullying prevention in their standard practices. Adult leadership is essential for child safety.
Kidpower trainings teaches skills to help kids be safe, be confident, and have happy, strong relationships. Kidpower trainings focus on the power children have to think, move and use their voices to stay safe. Children have the opportunity to practise using this power in role-play situations. The workshops are designed to be hands-on, effective with a proven positive method.
Kidpower workshops include Every Day Safety skills from five categories: Safety with Feelings and Words (how to protect yourself from hurting words), Getting Help to be Safe (how to make safety plans and be persistent in getting help from busy adults), Safety with Touch and Teasing (how to set boundaries with people you know), Checking and Thinking first to be Safe and Being Powerful to be Safe (how to use your body to prevent most trouble before it starts). In addition to these skills we also practice physical self-defence skills to be used by children in emergency situations.
Teenpower gives teens the knowledge and skills they need to take charge of their emotional and physical safety. Teenpower skills prepare youth for safer, more positive experiences with people as they take on more independence - online and in-person. Each training is adapted to the ages, abilities, and life situations of the students and tailored to address the group's priorities. An example is Girlpower training, where the skills and trainings are adapted to the experiences and skill requirements of young women in India.
Young people will learn to stay safe from interpersonal harm with strategies for taking charge of safety in public, at school, at work - everywhere they go, in person and online.Teenpower workshops include: Boundaries and consent skills that help people be safe (from bullying, abuse, intimate partner violence, and other harm), online safety, positive communication and effective conflict resolution, bullying prevention (including cyberbullying) and strategies to stop assault and harassment.
Kidpower makes safety accessible for people of all abilities like people with visually challenge or hearing challenge or mobility challenges or intellectual challenges. People with disabilities face a high risk of bullying, assault, harassment, and other harm at all ages.Using the Kidpower Teaching Method, people with sensory, motor, and intellectual disabilities can protect themselves from bullying, violence, and abuse - and empower themselves with self-advocacy skills.
Kidpower has a number of years' experience in training children and adults with different abilities by adapting the course. Each student is unique and adaption is core of our trainings. The focus of the trainings is to explore on the ability of the student on what can be done to protect and stay safe. Before starting a training, we build our understanding of the participants and accordingly adapt the trainings. Kidpower Positive Practice Teaching Method are fun for all children and young people, no matter of age or ability.
"The Less We See with Our Eyes, The More We See with Our Souls," resonates deeply among our children. We at Kidpower agree that there is still vision, even without sight. Vision to crack the myths, vision to hit the apex, vision to fulfil the wishes of these innocent eyes. We at Kidpower hope to provide "Power" to our children to be what they want to be.
"Children are like buds in a garden and should be carefully and lovingly nurtured, as they are the future of the nation and the citizens of tomorrow.”- Jawaharlal Nehru. Education is something that no one can take away from a person, Education is the key that unlocks the golden door to freedom. We at Kidpower, believe in this thought-provoking quote by Jawaharlal Nehruand dedicate our lives to be the guiding light of the lives of our kids
Kidpower isn't about someone doing everything, but about everyone doing something. We connect with our souls with our kids, henceforth we call our home "Manasu Homes" where Manasu means "Soul". We are one close knit family with a vision to teach children to learn how to stay safe, act wisely and believe in them and to work with vulnerable children and protect their rights.
"Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear." Nelson Mandela. We are driven by our vision to create cultures of caring, respect, safety for all children in India. This requires efforts and commitment to train and prepare for safety by all of us.