ZAP Assertiveness Training for 9-15 year olds
ZAP is for children and young people aged 9-15 who have been
bullied and want to learn effective ways to be assertive. ZAP is
fun and a safe place for children to learn new ways of dealing with
bullying. Subjects covered include: body language,
confidence building and verbal
Parents accompanying their children to the sessions have also
found it useful to talk with other parents and share their
experiences of dealing with bullying.
Please fill out the application form. We will then
invite your child to the next available session.
We have a very high demand for these
sessions and it may be some months before we can offer a place to
new applicants. Any relevant information about your child's
circumstances (e.g. threatening self-harm) may help to prioritise
Please note: The majority of ZAP
sessions take place in Kidscape's London office and a registration
fee of £20 is required. When local schools or groups
of children need training a charge is involved, but we can arrange
to travel to your region for a training session.
Please also note that in certain exceptional cases, ZAP
sessions may not be appropriate for your child.
ZAP is kindly funded by: