Make personal safety an ongoing conversation with your child. This will keep safety strategies fresh in mind and parent-child communication open.
Ensure even very young children know their complete name, address and phone number.
Teach your child how to dial 911 and ask for help.
Help your child establish personal & digital boundaries, and encourage your child to defend those boundaries with both peers and adults.
Know all your child’s passwords.
Help identify (2) Trusted Adults in your child’s life: one inside the home, one outside the home.