Toolkits Body safety curriculum for children in grades K - 5

Safe and Strong Child©

Program Overview

The Safe & Strong Child© program from First Witness Child Advocacy Center is a body safety curriculum that has been provided to schools, pre-schools, Early Childhood Family Education classes (ECFE), and Head Start programs in Southern St. Louis County, Minnesota, for more than 25 years, and in the surrounding Carlton and Lake Counties for more than three years.

Curriculum Materials

  • Implementation guide
  • Lesson scripts
  • Visual aids/photo boards
  • Body Safety Student Workbook

Supplemental Materials

  • Parent and guardian lesson overviews
  • Parent guide with educational information
  • Welcome letter
  • Tips for Safeguarding your child

Additional Details

Intended Audience: K – 5th grade

Grades reviewed: One lesson for K – 3rd grade

Number of lessons per grade: Two 30-minute sessions for K – 3rd grade or one 60-min session for 4-5

Recommended lesson time, total: 60 minutes

Languages: English

Program cost (as of February 2024)

  • Train-the-trainer session: $500 (required for program implementation)
  • Materials kit: $350
  • Additional classroom fees may apply
  • Please note that program costs may change over time. Check with the authoring organization to confirm current costs and fees.


  • Meets Erin’s Law: Yes
  • Meets National Children’s Alliance: Yes

Safe and Strong Child Curriculum Kit©

The kit is an add-on to the Train-the-Presenter training (required), and includes an implementation guide, lesson scripts, visual aids/storyboards, student workbooks, and parent materials.

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First Witness Child Advocacy Center (CAC) was founded by and for the community and has been serving children and families since 1991. Our Mission is to strengthen our community’s response to child abuse. Our Vision is of a society that supports children and ends child abuse.

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