Middle School Programs

Safer, Smarter Teens: Personal Power is a six-session curriculum that teaches middle school students about the warning signs of unsafe situations and what actions they can take to reduce risks, stay safe, and access help.


Time commitment: Lessons are 40-50 minutes.

MBF Teen Safety Matters® – Middle School Edition is a comprehensive, evidence-informed prevention education program for middle school students in grades 6 – 8. The program addresses emotional, physical, and digital safety, and teaches students and adults how to prevent, recognize, and respond appropriately to the four types of child abuse (physical, emotional, sexual, and neglect), exploitation, trafficking, sexual assault, relationship abuse, bullying, cyberbullying, and digital dangers. It is presented in three 45-50 minute lessons. This program helps schools meet many required bullying, child safety, and child abuse prevention requirements in accordance with Senate Bill 401.

POWER UP, SPEAK OUT is a five-lesson program that encourages middle school students to think critically about healthy relationships, power dynamics, boundaries, and everyday consent.
Common Sense Media offers Internet Safety/Digital Citizenship programming that empowers students to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibility in our digital world.
Paperbacks with Prevention utilizes curated books for K-5th grade to address topics such as boundaries, bullying, peer pressure, tattling vs reporting, and friendship.