Educate and protect children and teens from all types of bullying, abuse, and victimization with our evidence-based and evidence-informed prevention education programs.
To protect children from bullying, digital dangers, abuse, and exploitation with
comprehensive, evidence-based, prevention education programs.
1 out of 4 children will be victimized in their lifetime. However, 95% of child sexual abuse is preventable through education. MBF Prevention Education Programs, including MBF Child Safety Matters® for elementary schools and MBF Teen Safety Matters® for middle schools are comprehensive, research-based, primary prevention programs, that educate and empower students and all relevant adults with information and strategies to prevent, recognize, and respond appropriately to bullying, cyberbullying, digital dangers, trafficking, and all types of child abuse and exploitation.
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There’s not a child in the world who can’t benefit from this program. There are so many instances where we see children who have been damaged and hurt. Things happened to them and we think, if they’d only had this program, if they’d only had the benefit of this education, that might not have happened to them. If we can prevent that from happening to a single child, then it’s worth all the effort we have put forth.
The MBF Child Safety Matters program is impressive. This important information is well formulated and well presented, developmentally appropriate, and based on good understanding of literature.
I heard about the program through my son. He came home…and showed me the safety rules. I cannot thank the Foundation enough; to have other people who are also concerned about my child’s safety and the safety of other kids is wonderful. I especially like the program’s focus on the prevention side.