You are already very skilled at defending, looking after your children. These resources are building on that foundation to consolidate keeping your children safe across a number of situations, assisting them and yourselves in building resilience and well being.

We can protect in many ways.  We protect others and ourselves through having knowledge, supporting others and ourselves to be strong and informed, confident, building the blocks and stages and acting firmly and appropriately when action is needed.

In each of our topics the section on Things you can do/Helpful strategies: what you can do to support this aspect aims to enhance your capacity to protect your children and enable them to be resilient about protecting themselves when engaged with providers.

Our Protect guide enhances these qualities – they are strong and has the ability to be fierce, to stand up for what has to be done.