The MBF Child Safety Matters™ program is grounded in research, aligned with educational standards, and utilizes best practices in prevention program implementation.
The program was shown by a 2015 independent Florida State University (FSU) study to be an effective program.
Please see these additional documents for more information on research and program best practices.
Research related to traumatized children and academic achievement
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s Guide for choosing a community-based safety program
A program comparison checklist based on the NCMEC guidelines above
Developmental guidelines ensure the program is age and developmentally appropriate