4.b Why you need a trusted adult

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  • Good listener: someone who listens when you say something and believes you when you tell them things. Someone who asks questions and is interested in what you have to say.
  • Caring: someone who puts you first and demonstrates that they care about your wellbeing.
  • Trustworthy: someone who doesn’t break or question the safety rules. It’s a person we feel safe and comfortable to be around.
  • Respectful: someone who is considerate of your feelings and personal space.
  • Helpful: someone who helps you find solutions to problems and who can find help for you if you’re ever unsafe or hurt.
  • Easy to contact: someone who is easy to contact and find when you need them.