Child Safety Checklist
|Does your child know what to do if lost?|
|Have you ever discussed peer pressure with your child?|
|Have you ever discussed with your child what abnormal behavior is?|
|Have you discussed when your child should get out of a friend’s car?|
|Have you discussed with your children what should be done if they find themselves at a questionable party?|
|Have you ever taken a walking tour of your neighborhood?|
|Have you physically checked out the facilities your child attends such as day care or school, sports facilities, or other play areas?|
|Does your child know when to reject adult authority?|
|Have you ever discussed emergency procedures with your child?|
|Does your child carry personal identification and medical information?|
|Are you and your child prompt?|
|Do you know if your child is a follower?|
|Do you know if your child is a wanderer?|
|Can you accout for your child’s whereabouts hourly?|
|Have you discussed with your child who might be the best people to approach if he or she needs help?|
|Have you ever done any public transportation training with your child?|
|Do you know specifically how much money your child has to spend?|
|In the presence of your child, do you display a positive attitude toward the police and the law?|
|Is your home a gathering place for kids?
If no, have you thought why?
If no, do you know whose house is a gathering place for kids?
|Do you know the telephone numbers and addresses of your child’s friends?|
|Have you met the parents of your child’s friends?|
|Do you feel you:|
|Listen to your child?|
|Spend enough time with your child?|
|Does your child know how and where to reach you at any time?|
IF YOU ANSWERED “NO” TO ANY OF THESE QUESTIONS, CONSIDER A CHANGE IN BEHAVIOR TO INCREASE YOUR CHILD'S SECURITY.
Checklist courtesy of the Washington State Crime Prevention Association.