Parenting & Keeping Kids Safe

Keeping Kids Safe

  • Teach kids how to use the telephone for emergencies.
  • Help kids memorize important phone numbers.
  • Teach kids to not talk or play with someone they don't know.
  • Teach kids to not accept a ride or gifts from someone they don't know.
  • Maker sure your kids know where to go for an emergency.
  • Instruct your kids to tell you if anyone touches or speaks to them in a way that makes them feel uncomfortable.
  • Know where your kids are, who they are with, and when they will be back.
  • Enroll your kids in a first aid or babysitting course.

Parenting About Alcohol & Drugs

  • Learn about the current alcohol and drugs of choice and talk to your kids. The website is a great resource.
  • Listen; let them share their feelings and experiences.
  • Learn the laws and remind them of the consequences of getting caught.
  • Refer your kids for medical and physiological evaluations as necessary.