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Child Safety Checklist

Yes No  
checkbox checkbox Does your child know what to do if lost?
checkbox checkbox Have you ever discussed peer pressure with your child?
checkbox checkbox Have you ever discussed with your child what abnormal behavior is?
checkbox checkbox Have you discussed when your child should get out of a friend’s car?
checkbox checkbox Have you discussed with your children what should be done if they find themselves at a questionable party?
checkbox checkbox Have you ever taken a walking tour of your neighborhood?
checkbox checkbox Have you physically checked out the facilities your child attends such as day care or school, sports facilities, or other play areas?
checkbox checkbox Does your child know when to reject adult authority?
checkbox checkbox Have you ever discussed emergency procedures with your child?
checkbox checkbox Does your child carry personal identification and medical information?
checkbox checkbox Are you and your child prompt?
checkbox checkbox Do you know if your child is a follower?
checkbox checkbox Do you know if your child is a wanderer?
checkbox checkbox Can you accout for your child’s whereabouts hourly?
checkbox checkbox Have you discussed with your child who might be the best people to approach if he or she needs help?
checkbox checkbox Have you ever done any public transportation training with your child?
checkbox checkbox Do you know specifically how much money your child has to spend?
checkbox checkbox In the presence of your child, do you display a positive attitude toward the police and the law?
checkbox checkbox 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?
checkbox checkbox Do you know the telephone numbers and addresses of your child’s friends?
checkbox checkbox Have you met the parents of your child’s friends?
    Do you feel you:
checkbox checkbox Listen to your child?
checkbox checkbox Spend enough time with your child?
checkbox checkbox 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.