Crime Victims Services - Child Abuse - Rate your Child Safety
Take a moment to determine whether or not your child is able to accomplish the following items.
Yes No 1. Can your child recite full name, address, phone number including area code, city, and state?
Yes No 2. Can he/she use a phone to make a long distance call, dial direct or get operator assistance?
Yes No 3. Does he/she know to never enter anyone’s home without your permission?
Yes No 4. If separated from you in a store, would your child go to the nearest check-out clerk?
Yes No 5. Could he/she verify that the person is in fact a store employee?
Yes No 6. Would he/she know not to go into a parking lot either alone or if encouraged by an adult?
Yes No 7. Does your child know to always play with others - to go places on the “buddy system”?
Yes No 8. Does your child know that adults seldom ask children for directions and if approached by a car, they should never go near it or get in?
Yes No 9. Does your child know not to accept rides from a stranger or even acquaintances without your permission?
Yes No 10. If followed by an adult or stranger, would he/she know to proceed immediately to a place where there are other people; e.g. a store or a neighbor’s house?
Yes No 11. If home alone, does your child know not to answer the door or tell anyone over the phone that they are alone?
Yes No 12. Would your child yell “NO” and create a scene in public if they were being subjected to bad touches?
Yes No 13. Would he/she report to you if an adult asked them to keep a secret from you?
Yes No 14. Do you and your child have a code word to exchange if your plans change?
Yes No 15. Does your child know never to talk or accept gifts of any kind from strangers?
Every “No” answer indicates a risk for your child. You should ask your child these questions in a modified form as an added precaution.This quiz furnished by Survivors and Victims Empowered