"Feeling safe and being safe is an activity booklet that has been developed specifically for Grandparent families." says Holly Brennan, CEO of the Daniel Morcombe Foundation. "It will help Grandparents have conversations about personal safety with their grandchildren. As new Grandparents themselves Bruce and Denise know how much keeping kids safe means to all Grandparents."
Media are invited to attend the launch at Lake Kawana Community Centre at 10.30am on Tuesday 21st August.
For children and young people who have been through trauma, neglect or abuse, their experiences of relationships and being safe may not have been positive. Personal safety education helps to prevent child sexual abuse and supports the development of healthy relationships free from violence and harm. Children who receive personal safety education are more likely to develop skills that will promote health and safety into adulthood.
Grandparents can use the booklet at home with their grandchild to teach topics such as:
Understanding what safety is
For more information Tracey McAsey 07 5442 3678 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Link to resource
The Day for Daniel, a National
Day of Action raising
awareness of Child Safety,
Protection & Prevention