According to Johnson, safe touch is defined as a touch Family and close friends give to show friendship and affection.
Some examples include a handshake, a pat on the back, a hug when you feel close to someone and a good night kiss from a mom or dad.
What is safe and unsafe touch?
For a young child, you might say, “Another kind of unsafe touch is when a bigger person touches you on your private body parts and it’s not to keep you clean or healthy. So our family safety rule about touching is that no one should touch your private body parts except to keep you healthy.”
What is appropriate touch?
‘Touch’ as a form of Physical Intervention designed to prevent a child or others from being injured or to protect property from being damaged; and the use of ‘Touch’ to enable staff/carers to demonstrate affection, acceptance and reassurance.
How do you explain good touch touch bad touch?
Let’s Talk Kids & Good Touch Bad Touch.
- So be open and kind and loving while you read and learn from them.
- Give Them Ownership of Their Body.
- Use Appropriate Language.
- Keep Conversation Light and Easy.
- Use the Swim Suit Rule.
- Explain What Safe Touch Is.
- Empower Them to Say NO.
- Use Books About Good Touch Bad Touch.
How can we keep our body safe?
8 essential ‘body safety’ rules to keep your kids safe
- Teach your children the proper names of their body parts.
- 2. Make sure there is a clear understanding of the word ‘private.’
- Explain to your child who they should talk to if they feel unsafe.
- Talk to your child about all different types of feelings.
- 5. Make sure they have a clear understanding of ‘safe’ vs. ‘unsafe.’