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Child Safety and Prevention

The following publications provide information related to child safety and prevention topics. Publications range from safety tips for kids to information for expectant parents. Additional publications regarding general information, missing children or child sexual exploitation, are listed on the left.

Child ID Kit
This identification kit includes space for a photo, descriptive information about a child and fingerprints.

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Child Safety is More Than a Slogan
Positive messages and safety skills to help your child develop self-esteem and self-confidence while helping to keep them safer.

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Going To and From School
Help children get to and from school more safely by following this checklist.

Going Out Checklist for Families
Review these tips for keeping families safe before going out to an amusement park, mall, or other public place.

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Halloween Safety Tips
Safety tips for a fun and safe Halloween.

Staying Home Alone
Important points families should consider before allowing their children to stay home alone.

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Knowing My Rules for Safety
Safety tips poster and bookmark for children in English, Spanish and 29 other languages.

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NetSmartz® Brochure
Information about our innovative program educating children about online safety and digital citizenship.

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Protecting Your Kids Online
Basic Internet safety tips to help parents protect their children online. 

Preventing Abduction
These tips can help trusted adults learn more about abduction and how to better protect children. 

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Safe to Compete: An Introduction to Sound Practices for Keeping Children Safer in Youth-Serving Organizations
This document is a framework for youth-serving organizations to guide their development of a sexual abuse prevention program.

Safety Scenarios
Role-playing scenarios trusted adults can use to help children learn to identify and react in risky situations.

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Safety Tips for Expectant Parents
Safety guidelines to help prevent infant abductions.

Protecting Child Athletes

Tips for Protecting Child Athletes from Sexual Abuse
Tips to help parents assess their children's youth-sports programs and identify "red flag" behaviors.

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What Should You Do If You See A Child Who Appears to Be Lost?
Tips about what to do when you see a child who appears to be lost.

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What You Need to Know About Background Screening
Guide for youth-serving organizations on how to better screen employees and minimize the risk to the children they serve.

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