Home Alone (2 hours): Based on the Canada Safety Council Training course, safety skills help children feel more secure when home alone. This workshop will help children develop important techniques when handling potentially dangerous situations. Topics include: Who’s at the door, answering the phone, feeling scared, establishing a routine, what is an emergency, and calling 911. Group activities and role-playing are key components to this workshop.
Street Proofing (1 hour): This workshop, designed by the Ottawa Safety Council, is geared to help children recognize potentially dangerous situations and develop street-smart personal safety tools. Some topics included are: Identifying dangerous situations, trusting your instinct, as well as how to make safe choices, keep a safe distance, say NO, attract attention, and identify common lures. Through discussions, role playing and other interactive teaching methods children will learn vital skills for keeping safe.
Ages 9 to 12 years. All graduates receive a manual and a certificate. Registration and payment required in advance.