WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU SEE A CHILD WHO APPEARS TO BE LOST?

Scott Troxel | January 4, 2019

This resource from The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) lists the steps and ways you can provide assistance to a lost child. NCMEC teaches children to seek the assistance of adults who may be sources of help if they become lost, but what should you do when you see a child who […]

SAFE ROUTES PROGRAM

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This resource is meant to inspire collaboration between parents and youth workers, school officials, law enforcement, and other community members to keep their children safe. This program guide is for parents and their community partners to work together with the child to map out a “Safe Route” in the community. This Safe Route is a […]

PROTECTING TRIBAL YOUTH FROM ABDUCTION

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Today, tribal youth face some of the biggest threats to their health, wellness, and safety. These threats could further lead to children going missing or child abduction. Becoming more aware of the signs tribal youth might exhibit when they need help could greatly help diminish these threats.

NETSMARTZ FOR EDUCATORS

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NetSmartz for Educators, part of the main NetSmartz website, provides resources for teachers and afterschool program staff to teach NetSmartz in their curriculum. There are lesson plans, training programs, a student project kit, and more that you can use to teach your youth about internet safety.

GOING TO AND FROM SCHOOL SAFELY

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This resource, developed by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children®, provides children and parents with helpful tips when traveling to and from school. It lists in bold for children, the “do’s and don’ts” when traveling back and forth. For parents and youth workers, it guides them through a list of way to ensure […]

CHILD SAFETY IS MORE THAN A SLOGAN

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This resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC)  explains how “stranger-danger” has become an increasingly complicated idea for children to conceptualize. Children often struggle with understanding of who is considered “good” or “bad.”  The article grapples with the reality that if adults are not always able to identify “bad” people, it […]

CHILD ID KITS (ENGLISH AND SPANISH VERSIONS)

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If anyone ever finds themselves in the worst case scenario of a child going missing or being abducted, they must know a myriad of facts to share with law enforcement officials to ensure a successful recovery. One of the best ways to have all of the necessary information in one place is to complete a […]