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Monday August 3, 2020
Wednesday August 5, 2020

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9am to 5pm (PDT) each day

Registration Fee
$1250 (US) per person (adults only)

Pre- & Post-Training Consulations + Materials + Professional Membership Included. The registration fee includes pre-training preparation and one-on-one communication, the three-day program, the Child Protection Advocates Workbook, Professional Membership for one year, snacks during the training days, and a follow-up consultation by phone, email, or Skype. (Lodging, meals, and travel are not included.)

Click to Register Now!20% Group Discount for each additional participant registered at the same time is automatically applied in the online registration form.  Any additional discounts require a valid Promo Code from Kidpower.


Albany, CA - near Berkeley and San Francisco 
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Albany, CA 94706
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Kidpower's Child Protection Institute 
A unique and important opportunity! Come learn and practice Kidpower's internationally-recognized intervention, advocacy, and social safety strategies and skills so you can protect and empower people of all ages and abilities in your organization, school, agency, or family. Limited to 30 participants to ensure individualized training!

Register Now!   See our FAQ and email us right away to request a special payment plan or partial scholarship.  We are committed to working with you to come up with a payment agreement that works for you to attend. 

This e
xperiential and empowering program provides a powerful opportunity for educators, mental health experts, safety officers, martial artists, health care providers, and parents to learn from Kidpower's 30 years of experience in teaching child protection, positive communication, and social safety skills. Although the focus is on teaching children and teens, participants have found that these skills are relevant for all ages, abilities, cultures, beliefs, and walks of life. 

Working with our expert trainers, you will learn: 

  • Internationally-recognized intervention and advocacy skills and techniques proven to protect vulnerable people from most bullying, sexual abuse, prejudice, harassment, violence, and other maltreatment.
  • How to prepare children and teens to develop healthy and strong relationships.
  • Tactics to empower young people to take charge of their own safety and well-being.

By the end of this hands-on 3-day Institute, participants will:

  • Develop clear statements to address key concerns for the emotional and physical safety of the children and teens in their personal and professional lives.
  • Learn, model, and present ten Kidpower Core Social Safety Skills.
  • Use the Kidpower Positive Practice Method to coach interactive safety skills practices.
  • Use the Kidpower Positive Practice Method of different skills as a management tool to address unsafe or disrespectful behavior.
  • Adapt core skills to support safety in social media, gaming, and other online spaces
  • Adapt the teaching of core skills based on differences in age, cognitive ability, and physical ability, using different teaching tools.
  • Identify and develop an action plan to integrate at least three strategies to communicate, uphold, and interpersonal boundaries in their own work.
  • Identify and develop an action plan to integrate at least three additional child protection strategies they can use right away to improve safety, confidence, and communication in their school, practice, family, or other group.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply intervention and advocacy skills adapted to their unique service environments.


Acting out Role Plays with puppets  -  Having fun while learning  -  Demostrating live-action role plays

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The registration fee of $1250 (US) per person includes pre-training preparation, the three-day program, workbooks, professional membership to our online resource library, and a follow-up meeting by phone, e-mail, or Skype. Participants need to arrange their own lodging, meals, and travel. 

Payment plans and partial scholarships are available. Contact us at safety@kidpower.org.

Consider Adding a Donation!

The actual cost of this training with individualized participant pre-training and follow-up is over $1800/person. In an effort to make this training inclusive and available to individuals and small agencies who work with children and families in need, this training is substantially subsidized through donations to our organization. If you or your agency are able, please consider adding a donation on your registration form to help cover these costs. 

Kidpower is a 501(c)3 Charitable Nonprofit. Donations over the amount of Institute fee are U.S. tax-deductible.  

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Participants practicing how to set boundaries on touch for different levels of intrusion, using step-by-step cartoon illustrated lesson plans.

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