MBF Child Safety Matters
About This Program
Target Population: Not Specified
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
The program representative did not provide information about the program’s goals.
MBF Child Safety Matters does not have materials available in a language other than English.
Education and Training
Education and Training Resources
There is a manual that describes how to implement this program , and there is training available for this program.
- Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc.
Relevant Published, Peer-Reviewed Research
This program has been reviewed and it was determined that this program lacks the type of published, peer-reviewed research that meets the CEBC criteria for a scientific rating of 1 – 5. Therefore, the program has been given the classification of "NR - Not able to be Rated." It was reviewed because it was identified by the topic expert as a program being used in the field, or it is being marketed and/or used in California with children receiving services from child welfare or related systems and their parents/caregivers. Some programs that are not rated may have published, peer-reviewed research that does not meet the above stated criteria or may have eligible studies that have not yet been published in the peer-reviewed literature. For more information on the "NR - Not able to be Rated" classification, please see the Scientific Rating Scale.
Currently, there are no published, peer-reviewed research studies for MBF Child Safety Matters.
No reference materials are currently available for MBF Child Safety Matters.
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