Bravehearts White Balloon day is Australia’s largest and longest running campaign dedicated to preventing child sexual assault and exploitation.
The Grove Academy joins Braveheart annually to do our part to spread awareness and educate children on appropriate interactions amongst themselves adults, and do empower children to step – up when they feel uncomfortable and say “no”.
One of the most important things you can do with your family is to sit down and open up a discussion on how children can stay safe.
Speaking with your child about personal safety should not be a one-off conversation. Rather, create opportunities that allow talking about personal safety to be part of an ongoing dialogue between you and your child. Always let your child know you are there for them and keeping them safe is your number one priority.
There are 3 rules that are important for children to remember:
Trusted adults can be:
It is important to mention that Mum and Dad are the most important people they can talk to. It is also important to teach children about consent.
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