Bright Futures at Georgetown University
Talk about Safety!
Safety in Infancy (0-1)  Safety in Middle Childhood (5-11)
Safe crib Getting to school: bus, walk
Sleeping on back Bike helmets, rules for safety, setting limits
Car seats—rear facing in back Seat belts in back
Water temperature less than 120o Fire safety
Smoke-free home, smoke detectors Storing and locking guns
Supervising child—safe toys, falls Physical, emotional, sexual abuse
Water safety: buckets, bathtubs, pools Dealing with strangers
Signs of illness, CPR, first aid After-school activities, sports, clubs
Physical/emotional abuse, neglect Home alone, emergency plans, first aid
    Neighborhood and neighbors
Safety in Early Childhood (1-5)  Safety in Adolescence (11-21)
Safe playgrounds, yards Limit setting, rules for responsibility
Car seats/booster seats/seat belts in back Driving cars/motorcycles,
Supervising child—safe toys, falls Safe Dating, parties
Dealing with strangers Protective sports gear, bike helmets
Fire, electricity, appliances Storing and locking guns
Poisons and Syrup of Ipecac First aid, fire safety, job safety
Crossing the street, bike helmets, bu Physical, emotional, sexual abuse
Water safety: buckets, bathtubs, pools Conflict resolution and avoiding violence
Sunscreen and sun exposures Neighborhood and neighbors
Storing and locking guns Alcohol, tobacco, other drugs
Physical, emotional, sexual abuse    
CPR, first aid    


Talk about Being Safe

Safety | Eating | Fitness | Oral Health | Success in School | Confidence
Independence | Responsibility | Family | Community | Health Charter


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