Safe Person 7 Promises
Displaying the Safe Person Decal indicates your desire to be a safe person for others. In doing so, you promise to listen and support by observing the Safe Person Decal 7 Promises.
Acknowledge that reaching out for support is a strength.
Acknowledge that reaching out for support is a strength. Welcome the person by recognizing the strength it takes to speak up. They may feel nervous or unsure, so reassure them that this is a positive step. Express your own gratitude for their trust in you as someone who can offer support.
Listen and react non-judgmentally.
Respond in a calm and reassuring manner.
Reflect back the feelings, strengths, ideas I hear when listening.
Ask how I can be helpful and respond as I’m able.
Do what I can to connect to other supports if asked.
Maintain confidentiality and communicate if exceptions exist.
7 Promises Training Discussion Guide
Use this discussion guide to delve into how you can be a safe person and what the seven promises look like in practice.
How To Be A Safe Supportive Person
The Safe Person Decal 7 Promises Skits
These skits portray students from Sussex Hamilton High School and Milwaukee Public Schools, all demonstrate the 7 Promises and a Safe Person’s commitment to offer a listening ear and effective support when able.