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This week, Dr. Jefferson welcomes award-winning author and educator Dr. Amy Tiemann who will talk about two outstanding programs geared towards improving safety for our children; Kidpower, whose mission is to teach people of all ages and abilities how to use their power to stay safe, act wisely, and believe in themselves, and Doing Right By Our Kids®, an independent research project by Dr. Tiemann and Irene van der Zande, dedicated to protecting child safety at all levels of society.
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Educviii: Kidpower

Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International (Kidpower) is an international nonprofit leader in teaching "People Safety" skills - skills for people to be emotionally and physically safe with people. These skills can help children, teens, and adults, including those with special needs to protect themselves from most bullying, abuse, and other violence; to develop self confidence; and to build healthy relationships. We'll learn more about this organization from guest Dr. Amy Tiemann.
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Educviii: Doing Right By Our Kids®

Dr. Tiemann and her associate Irene van der Zande have each reached millions of people with messages and tools that support empowerment and personal safety. By working together on Doing Right by Our Kids®, they are creating new resources to educate parents and other concerned adults about child safety at all levels of society.
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Kidpower

Kidpower® is a non-profit leader in bullying, child abuse and abduction prevention, stranger safety, and self-defense skills training for people of all ages.


Bullying Resources From Kidpower

Kidpower’s Bullying Solutions resources are being used worldwide by parents, educators, social workers, youth leaders, and managers to prevent and stop bullying. Working together, we can create cultures of caring, respect, and safety for everyone, everywhere.


Bullying – What Adults Need To Know And Do To Keep Kids Safe

Protect kids from bullying and empower them with skills! Learn how to use Kidpower practices to create cultures of caring, respect, and safety at school, at home, and in your community. These vivid stories, entertaining examples, and clear step-by-step explanations of what to say and do are relevant for addressing bullying with all young people, from toddlers to teenagers, and are even useful in dealing with adult-to-adult bullying.


International Child Protection Month

his September, the first International Child Protection Month will honor, support, and inspire adult leadership in protecting and empowering young people. Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International, a global nonprofit leader in personal safety education for 25 years, is leading this annual worldwide month of action and inviting others who share our values and commitment to the safety and well-being of children and teens to join us.


Doing Right By Our Kids

Doing Right by Our Kids is an independent research project by Dr. Amy Tiemann and Irene van der Zande, dedicated to protecting child safety at all levels of society.


Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Amy Tiemann
Amy Tiemann is an award-winning author, educator and media producer. Through her books, blogs, podcasts and media appearances, she plays a central role in today’s conversation about parenting, child safety, politics and culture. A sought-after speaker and commentator, Dr. Tiemann is a frequent guest expert on parenting websites, national radio tours, magazines from Redbook to Glamour, and TV including ABC News, The CBS Early Show, and NBC’s Today Show.

Amy Tiemann received her PhD in Neurosciences from Stanford University in 1996, and she continues to apply her extensive research expertise to all her work.

Dr. Tiemann’s combination of perspectives and roles as a scientist, educator, author and parent gives her a unique ability to make an impact on individuals, families, and cultural standards and to create positive social change.


Amy's Website- Mojo Mom