Safe Person Decal
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.
Seven 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.