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Handle with Care
The “Handle With Care” Model:
If a law enforcement officer encounters a child during a call, that child’s information is forwarded to the school before the school bell rings the next day. The school implements individual, class and whole school trauma-sensitive curricula so that traumatized children are “Handled With Care". If a child needs more intervention, on-site trauma-focused mental healthcare is available at the school.
A special thank you to the Handle With Care programs in Jackson, Washtenaw and Eaton Counties for
their leadership in bringing Handle With Care to Michigan