Empowering and protecting children by enhancing knowledge, skills and well-being: A randomised trial of Learn to BE SAFE with Emmy™

Project Summary

The purpose of this proposed research is to conduct the first multi-site randomised controlled trial (RCT) of the Learn to BE SAFE with Emmy and Friends™. Learn to BE SAFE with Emmy and Friends is psychoeducational program which targets multiple forms of victimization including but not limited to child sexual abuse. This study will generate new knowledge for child protection programs thus promoting Australia’s responses to child protection and enhancing children’s healthy start to life.

Funding / Grants

  • ARC Linkage Project $282,000

Other Team Members

Professor Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck, Griffith University (Project Leader) Dr Dianne Shanley, Griffith University Dr Katrina Lines, Act for Kids Professor Russell Hawkins, James Cook University