Kidpower Workshop Agenda

These workshops are provided free of charge for families with deaf and hard of hearing children and the professionals who work with them by Delaware Families for Hands & Voices.  Workshops will be held at Delaware Statewide Programs for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf/Blind, 630 E. Chestnut Hill Road, Newark, DE 19713.  We will provide freechild care and interpreters for participants requesting them on their registration forms.  Due to the nature of these workshops we must limit class size, so participation is by registration only.  Thank you!

Friday, August 8, 8:00am - 12:00pm

Training for Teachers: 4 hours, 15 adult participants

This is a training for teachers that will introduce Kidpower’s everyday safety concepts and prepare participants to bring safety skill lessons to their students.

4 Professional Development Credit Hours Available on PDS Portal, Section: 37678.  You must register both here with Hands & Voices as well as on the PDS System.

Books provided free with this workshop:
  • How to Teach Self-Protection and Confidence Skills to Young People: Kidpower Introductory Guide for Parents and Teachers
  • 15 People Safety Group Lessons
  • 10 People Safety Assignments
  • Kidpower Safety Comics: An Introduction to “People Safety” Skills for Younger Children Ages 3 to 10 and their Adults
  • Kidpower Older Kids Safety Comics: An Introduction to “People Safety” for Older Children Ages 9 to 13 and their Adults

Friday, August 8, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Training for Professionals: 4 hours, 15 adult participants

This is a training for professionals who serve children and families. The workshop will introduce professionals to Kidpower’s everyday safety concepts and prepare them to share concepts and skills with children and families.

4 Professional Development Credit Hours Available on PDS Portal, Section: 37677.  You must register both here with Hands & Voices as well as on the PDS System.

Books provided free with this workshop:
  • How to Teach Self-Protection and Confidence Skills to Young People: Kidpower Introductory Guide for Parents and Teachers
  • 15 People Safety Group Lessons
  • 10 People Safety Assignments
  • Kidpower Safety Comics: An Introduction to “People Safety” Skills for Younger Children Ages 3 to 10 and their Adults
  • Kidpower Older Kids Safety Comics: An Introduction to “People Safety” for Older Children Ages 9 to 13 and their Adults

Saturday, August 9, 8:00am - 10:00am

Parents/Caregivers: Earliest Teachable Moment (ages 0-3): 2 hours, 15 adult participants

This workshop is for parents and caregivers of babies and toddlers. It will introduce participants to Kidpower’s safety concepts and prepare participants to incorporate these concepts into the children’s upbringing from the start.

Books provided free with this workshop:
  • How to Teach Self-Protection and Confidence Skills to Young People: Kidpower Introductory Guide for Parents and Teachers
  • Earliest Teachable Moments: Personal Safety for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

Saturday, August 9, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Starting Strong (ages 3-5): 1 hour, 15 children plus their adults

This workshop is for parents and caregivers of preschool-aged children. It will introduce participants to Kidpower’s safety concepts, give children and adults a chance to practice skills together, and prepare adults to continue the children’s learning by incorporating skill practices into their everyday lives.

Books provided free with this workshop:
  • How to Teach Self-Protection and Confidence Skills to Young People: Kidpower Introductory Guide for Parents and Teachers
  • Earliest Teachable Moments: Personal Safety for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschooler
  • Kidpower Safety Comics: An Introduction to “People Safety” Skills for Younger Children Ages 3 to 10 and their Adults

Saturday, August 9, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Adult/Child Kidpower Safety Workshop with Force (ages 6-12): 4 hours, 15 children plus their adults

This workshop is for children ages 6 through 12 and their adults. Participants will learn and practice using Kidpower’s everyday safety concepts and skills, and adults will be coached on how to continue to practice at home with the children. Children will also learn emergency-only self-defense skills.

Books provided free with this workshop:
  • How to Teach Self-Protection and Confidence Skills to Young People: Kidpower Introductory Guide for Parents and Teachers
  • Kidpower Safety Comics: An Introduction to “People Safety” Skills for Younger Children Ages 3 to 10 and their Adults
  • Kidpower Older Kids Safety Comics: An Introduction to “People Safety” for Older Children Ages 9 to 13 and their Adults
  • Bullying: What Adults Need to Know and Do to Keep Kids Safe

Sunday, August 10, 9:00am - 11:00am

Adult/Child Everyday Safety (ages 5-8): 2 hours, 15 children plus their adults

This workshop is for children ages 5 through 8 and their adults. Participants will learn and practice using Kidpower’s everyday safety concepts and skills, and adults will be coached on how to continue to practice at home with the children.

Books provided free with this workshop:
  • How to Teach Self-Protection and Confidence Skills to Young People: Kidpower Introductory Guide for Parents and Teachers
  • Kidpower Safety Comics: An Introduction to “People Safety” Skills for Younger Children Ages 3 to 10 and their Adults

Sunday, August 10, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Teenpower (ages 13-18): 5 hours, 15 teens (adults invited for last hour)

This workshop is for teenagers, ages 13 through 18. They will learn and practice everyday safety skills as well as emergency-only self-defense skills. Adults will be invited for the last hour of class to watch the students as they practice and demonstrate the skills they have learned.

Books provided free with this workshop:
  • How to Teach Self-Protection and Confidence Skills to Young People: Kidpower Introductory Guide for Parents and Teachers
  • Fullpower Safety Comics: Personal Safety for Teens and Adults In Cartoons and Basic Language
  • Bullying: What Adults Need to Know and Do to Keep Kids Safe
  • Relationship Safety Skills: Domestic, Dating, and Interpersonal Violence Prevention Handbook

Kidpower Workshop Registration Form

The nature of these workshops requires that we limit the number of participants. We will be accepting registrations first submitted, first confirmed. Your responses to the questions on the registration will have no effect on whether you are accepted to the workshop and will only be used in planning.

Do you or anyone attending with you need an interpreter? Please note that at this event we will only be providing interpreters for participants who request them.





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