Program Teaches Kids Personal Empowerment
Posted: December 22, 2012 at 4:41 a.m.
The young girl listened as deputies from the Benton County Sheriff’s Office told students they were special, that no one had the right to hurt them, that they should tell a “trusted adult” about problems.
At A Glance
• More than 250,000 children have been trained in the radKids program nationwide.
• About 1,000 local children have completed the program.
• About 74 children radKids have used their skills to avoid being abducted or be returned safely to their homes.
• Thousands of sexually assaulted and abused children have spoken up to get the help the need to stop abuse.
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