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Child Safety & Prevention



The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® provides safety and prevention resources for families and professionals focusing on child abduction, child sexual exploitation and Internet safety.

NetSmartz® Workshop
The NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational safety resource for children ages 5 to 17. NetSmartz prepares children to behave responsibly when confronted with issues concerning Internet safety.

Take 25®
This campaign encourages families to take 25 minutes to talk to their children about safety and abduction prevention. The campaign is a great resource for communities.

NetSmartz411®
This online resource provides answers to adults' questions concerning Internet safety, computers and the Web.

Child ID
NCMEC recommends families have a Child ID kit prepared for each child in the event he or she is missing. One of the most important pieces of this kit is an up-to-date, good quality photo.

Infant abductions
Provides information concerning national statistics and technical assistance and training resources offered by NCMEC for healthcare and security personnel.

Natural disaster and national emergency preparedness
Safety tips for families in the event of a natural disaster or national emergency.

Child safety and prevention publications
A list of NCMEC's publications regarding child safety and prevention.

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