Scholars Academy organized workshop on Good touch and bad touch
As parents and educators, we all want our children to be safe and protected from harm. However, many of us fail to realize that one of the biggest threats to our children’s safety can come from within their own circle of trust. Child sexual abuse is a disturbingly common problem that can have lifelong consequences for the victim. That is why it is crucial to educate our children about good touch and bad touch from an early age.
Recently, Scholars Academy conducted a workshop on good touch and bad touch to raise awareness about this important issue. The main goal was to empower children with the knowledge and skills to recognize and report inappropriate behavior and to protect themselves from harm.
The workshop started with a discussion on the different types of touch, including good touch, bad touch, and confusing touch. The children were taught that good touch is any touch that makes them feel safe, loved, and respected, such as a hug from a parent or a high-five from a friend. On the other hand, bad touch is any touch that makes them feel uncomfortable, scared, or confused, such as unwanted touching of private parts or being forced to touch someone else’s private parts.In addition to learning about good touch and bad touch, the children were also taught about the importance of saying “no” and reporting any inappropriate behavior to a trusted adult. They were provided with a list of trusted adults they could approach, such as parents, teachers, or counselors.
Overall, the workshop was a huge success, with the children showing a keen interest in the topic and asking thoughtful questions. By educating our children about good touch and bad touch, we can help protect them from harm and ensure their safety and well-being.
In conclusion, Educating children about good touch and bad touch is crucial to their safety and well-being. By teaching them how to recognize and report inappropriate behavior, we can help prevent child sexual abuse and protect our children from harm. Workshops like the one conducted in Scholars Academy School provide a safe and supportive environment for children to learn and ask questions. As parents and educators, it is our responsibility to continue these conversations with our children and reinforce the importance of body autonomy and boundary-setting. By working together, we can create a safer and more supportive community for our children.