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Child Safety & Prevention

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The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® provides safety and prevention resources for families and professionals focusing on child abduction, child sexual exploitation and Internet safety.

NetSmartz® Workshop
NetSmartz┬« Workshop is an educational program that teaches children ages 5-17 about online safety and digital citizenship. NetSmartz offers free, age-appropriate resources including videos, games,  presentations, and classroom lessons to help children learn how to protect themselves and their friends online.

KidSmartz is a child safety program that educates families about preventing abduction and empowers kids in grades K-5 to practice safer behaviors.

Be Here for Kids
This campaign encourages families and communities to Be Here for Kids to help ensure every child has the safe childhood they deserve.

This online resource provides answers to adults' questions concerning Internet safety, computers and the Web.

Child ID
NCMEC recommends families have a Child ID kit prepared for each child in the event he or she is missing. One of the most important pieces of this kit is an up-to-date, good quality photo.

Safety Central App
At its core, Safety Central is a digital Child ID kit, allowing parents to keep critical information about their child, such as digital fingerprints and updated photos, right at their fingertips. Safety Central also allows users to stay up to date on the latest safety information from NCMEC, search for missing children, and much more.

Infant abductions
Provides information concerning national statistics and technical assistance and training resources offered by NCMEC for healthcare and security personnel.

Natural disaster and national emergency preparedness
Safety tips for families in the event of a natural disaster or national emergency.

Child safety and prevention publications
A list of NCMEC's publications regarding child safety and prevention.

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