MBF Child Safety Matters

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Scientific Rating:
Not able to be Rated
See scale of 1-5
Child Welfare System Relevance Level:
See descriptions of 3 levels

About This Program

The information in this program outline is provided by the program representative and edited by the CEBC staff. MBF Child Safety Matters has been reviewed by the CEBC in the area of: Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (Primary) Programs, but lacks the necessary research evidence to be given a Scientific Rating.

Target Population: Not Specified

Brief Description

MBF Child Safety Matters™ is a primary prevention education program available to public and private schools, to educate and empower elementary students (K through 8th grade), school personnel, and adults with information and strategies to prevent bullying, cyberbullying, digital abuse, and all types of child abuse. This program is based on polyvictimization research.

The curriculum includes 2 in–class lessons and reinforcement activities and materials on topics including:

  • Safety and Responsibility
  • Safe Adults
  • 5 Safety Rules
  • Types of Abuse
  • Why & How Abuse Happens
  • Abuse Red Flags and Reporting
  • Relationship Abuse
  • Social–Emotional Learning
  • Character Development
  • Bullying & Cyberbullying
  • Technology/Digital Dangers (gaming, virtual reality, social media), Digital Safety, and Digital Citizenship

Program Goals:

The program representative did not provide information about the program’s goals.

Contact Information

Lynn Layton
Website: mbfchildsafetymatters.org
Phone: (904) 642-0210

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: December 2014

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: April 2016

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: April 2015