School Programs

A kids toy roomThe McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center’s commitment to the safety and well-being of children extends beyond those served at our center. We are proud to offer a wide variety of school-based prevention education programs for children and youth enrolled in grades Pre-K through 12.

Our programs aim to equip students with the knowledge and tools necessary to stay safe in unsafe and potentially harmful situations. If you are interested in additional information about these programs or how your school can participate in them, please contact Outreach & Education Program Coordinator Maureen Foran Mocete.

High Five!

High Five! is a unique, four-week child abuse prevention program, specifically designed to meet the needs of children in grades Pre-K through 2. Children are empowered to listen to their feelings and tell an adult if they feel uncomfortable or unsafe. In addition to working with the students on self-esteem and safety skills, High Five! […]

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High Five! 3-5

High Five! 3-5 is a three-week child abuse prevention program, designed to meet the needs of children in third to fifth grade. In addition to working with the students on self-esteem and safety skills, High Five! 3-5 works alongside teachers, school professionals, and parents to offer a comprehensive program and empower the community to prevent […]

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No Bully Zone

A two-week anti-bullying program designed for students in third through fifth grade. During classroom time, discussions take place on what bullying is and the many forms it can take (including “cyber-bullying”), who’s involved in bullying, and the positive actions students can take to prevent and eliminate bullying in their school. We conclude by having students […]

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Internet Safety

This one-time presentation is offered to students in sixth to 12th grade, focusing on what it means to be a responsible “digital citizen.” The program is designed to help young people understand that certain types of communication (strong language, hurtful messages, or inappropriate pictures of themselves or others) can have long-lasting consequences, ranging from social […]

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Not a Number
(Developed by LOVE146)

An interactive, five-week child trafficking and exploitation prevention curriculum developed by Love146. The curriculum is designed for youth in seventh to 12th grade. Through open conversation and engaging activities, students will learn information and develop skills that empower them to make safe choices when they encounter potentially exploitative situations and utilize healthy support systems that […]

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