Event: A New Approach to Child Safety with Pattie Fitzgerald

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Class Title: An Ounce of Prevention : A New Approach to Child Safety

Instructor Name: Pattie Fitzgerald, Certified Child Safety Educator, &  Founder, Safely Ever After, Inc.

Date: November 6, 2013

Time: 7:30pm-9pmPT

Place: The Pump Station, 2415 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA

Price: $25 single, $40 couple

Ages: Parents of children age 2-7, no children please

Class Description:
“An Ounce of Prevention: A New Approach to Child Safety” by Pattie Fitzgerald, Founder of Safely Ever After, Inc gives parents a comprehensive look at the myth of “stranger-danger,” and why parents can better serve their kids by referring to “tricky people.”  Pattie will guide you through some simple safety rules that resonate with young children and will also help parents recognize when someone is “thumbs up or thumbs down,” by identifying red flag grooming tricks and other warning signs of inappropriate people. This class will help you understand how to keep playdates and other outings safe for your children, without turning you into a helicopter parent or making you paranoid.  Pattie’s approach is all about common sense, listening to your “uh-oh feeling,” and she does it all with a positive, friendly “mom-vibe.”

Instructor Biography: Pattie Fitzgerald is the founder of Safely Ever After, Inc. and is recognized as a leading expert in the field of childhood sexual abuse prevention education, child abduction prevention, and Internet Safety education.   She is certified as a Child Safety Educator and Child Visitation Monitor, and has worked tirelessly as children’s advocate for over ten years.  As a former preschool teacher, Pattie blends her expertise as an educator and, more importantly as a mom, to teach parents and kids everywhere the most effective, up-to-date safety strategies without using fear tactics.

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