Teaching kids about safety without making them scared.

You can teach children to be safe without scaring them – You just need to know how.  Young people are at risk of assault, abduction, and abuse even in caring families, schools, and communities. Skills and knowledge are the keys to keeping kids safe. The good news is that there are simple and effective ways of teaching children how to protect themselves that will work most of the time.

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ALICE collaborated with ‘Award Winning‘ children’s author Julia Cook to create an Age Appropriate instruction storybook that teachers and parents can use as a tool to teach the ALICE concepts to elementary aged school children.  Cook’s books have been referenced in publications such as: Parents Magazine; The New Yorker; Chicago Tribune; Yahoo.com; Dr. Laura.com and BabyZone.com

The teacher at the Ant Hill School wants her students to be prepared–for everything! One day, she teaches her students what to do if a “dangerous someone” is in their school.

I’m Not Scared…I’m Prepared! enhances the concepts taught by the ALICE Training Institute, and make them applicable to children of all ages in a non-fearful way. By using this book, children can develop a better understanding of what needs to be done if they ever encounter a “dangerous someone.”  Lessons in the book include:

  • Listen to the teacher and the announcements

  • There are ways to help the teacher barricade the door

  • There may be a time to go to a rally point with or without the teacher

[Activity Book] I’m Not Scared… I’m Prepared.

The perfect companion to the “I’m Not Scared… I’m Prepared!” storybook. This guide book offers grief facilitators, educators, counselors, and parents “hands on” activities that explore the concepts taught by the ALICE Training Institute.

Use as a supplementary teacher’s guide with the storybook. Full of discussion questions and exercises to share with students. Worksheets and activities may be reproduced for a specific group or class. Reproduction for an entire school or school district is prohibited.

  • Supplemental Teachers Guide

  • Written by Julia Cook and Lisa Crane

  • Published by National Center for Youth Issues ISBN: 978-1937870317

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[Age Appropriate]  See Inside a Classroom

Akron Police Officer (SRO) Dan Bickett was part of a committee of officers, teachers, parents and administrators that collaborated on delivering ALICE training to elementary students in an age appropriate fashion.  Akron City School District is the 5th largest district in Ohio with over 22,000 students.  Watch the video to see officer Bickett presentation ALICE to elementary students.

  • Akron (SRO) Officer Dan Bickett conducting classroom training

  • Akron is the 5th largest school district in Ohio

Expert Advice. Talking to Children about Violence.

Mental Health America

“Talking to Kids about Fear and Violence”

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

“Age Related Reactions to a Traumatic Event”

National Assoc. of School Psychologist

“Talking to Children about Violence”