Expert: Nancy McBride
Understanding Child Safety
What sort of dangers do children face today?
What is the biggest myth about child abduction?
When should parents be discussing safety issues with their children?
What might surprise parents about child abduction?
Is it alright to drop children off at the mall or the movies by themselves?
Can parents assume children are safe while using a computer in their bedroom?
Is there anything parents can do to check out the people who are supervising their child?
Is there a central database of registered sex offenders?
Is there a typical profile of an abductor or molester?
Who’s more at risk: younger children or older children?
What are the most important things parents should tell a child about safety issues?
How can parents discuss child safety with their children?
How can parents contact NCMEC and what are some other resources they can use?