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Raising Safe Kids
30 Proven Ways To Protect Your Child From Becoming Lost, Abducted, Abused, or Victimized by Jan Wagner, Yell Dyno Founder, featuring a foreword by Gavin de Becker, best selling author of The Gift of Fear.
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This indispensable handbook, Raising Safe Kids on personal safety, is included in every Yello Dyno Pro Curriculum.

Violence as Entertainment Statistics


Should We Censor Violence in the Media? (PDF)
- By Meera and Jan Wagner

Yello Dyno Violence in Media Memo
- Jan Wagner, June, 2005.

• Viewing violence increases fear of becoming a victim of violence resulting in increased mistrust of others.
- Violence As Entertainment, Crime Prevention Resource, Fort Worth, TX.

• Over 1000 studies attest to a casual connection between media violence and aggressive behavior in children.
- Violence As Entertainment, Crime Prevention Resource, Fort Worth, TX.

• Exposure to violence is the most influential contributor in explaining children's violent behaviors in elementary and middle school children.
- Violence As Entertainment, Crime Prevention Resource, Fort Worth, TX..

• 61% of TV programming contains violence, with children's programming being the most violent.
- Violence As Entertainment, Crime Prevention Resource, Fort Worth, TX.

• Young children are likely to imitate what they see on TV, particularly if the behavior is performed by an attractive role model and is either rewarded or goes unpunished.
- Violence As Entertainment, Crime Prevention Resource, Fort Worth, TX.

• In homes where no physical or emotional violence is present, children are still bathed in violent images; the average child spends more than three hours a day watching television. Television, videogames, music and film have become increasingly violent (Donnerstein et al., 1995). Huston and colleagues have estimated that the average 18 year old will have viewed 200,000 acts of violence on television (Huston, et al., 1992). Even with solid emotional, behavioral, cognitive and social anchors provided by a healthy home and community, this pervasive media violence increases aggression and antisocial behavior (Lewis et al., 1989; Myers et al., 1995; Mones, 1991; Hickey, 1991; Loeber et al., 1993; O'Keefe, 1995), contributes to a sense that the world is more dangerous than it is (Gerbner, 1992) and desensitizes children to future violence (Comstock and Paik, 1991). In children exposed to violence in the home, these media images of power and violence are major sources of ‘cultural’ values, reinforcing what they have seen modeled at home.
-The Vortex of Violence-How Children Adapt and Survive in a Violent World, Interdisciplinary Education Series, Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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"Unless your children recognize deceptive behavior of Tricky People who mean them harm, it doesn't matter what safety rules you teach them."
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Raising Safe Kids by Jan Wagner
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Featuring a foreword by

Gavin de Becker
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Tricky People!
   
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"Take three steps back and run like the wind!"
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- David Ham, song writer of the
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