Accidents can happen to anyone at any time. Although it is almost impossible to eliminate every potential danger your child may come across throughout their young lives, it is possible to reduce the risks they may encounter.There is a fine line between protecting children and stifling them. Over protective parents can unwittingly prevent their children from learning about possible dangers and therefore how to protect themselves from harm.This book will help parents to take a balanced look at the dangers both inside and outside the home. It will show how to eliminate as many potential risks as possible. It also offers a wealth of tips and advice on topics including:-A* Stranger awarenessA* BullyingA* Understanding the dangers of the internetA* Recognising the different types of abuseA* Learning about personal safetyA* Dealing with accidents and illnessA* Understanding basic first aid Contents: Introduction; Acknowledgements; 1. Keeping Your Child Safe in the Home; 2. Keeping Your Child Safe in the Garden; 3. Keeping Your Child Safe Outside the Home; 4. Bullying; 5. Dangers Online; 6. The Legal Framework for Protecting Children from Abuse; 7. Abuse of Children with Disabilities; 8.
Physical Abuse; 9. Emotional Abuse; 10. Sexual Abuse; 11. Neglect; 12. Learning from Personal Safety; 13. Dealing with Accidents; 14. Dealing with Common Illnesses; 15 Basic First Aid; List of useful telephone numbers and websites; Index.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group