Handle With Care

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Handle with Care is an initiative designed to promote communication between local law enforcement and schools. When law enforcement is on the scene of an incident that was experienced or witnessed by a school-aged child, they’ll find out what school the child attends, and a “Handle with Care” notice will be sent to the child’s school by the next day. School staff are encouraged to handle that child with care and look for potential signs that the trauma the child experienced is affecting his or her behavior or ability to succeed in school. If additional support for the student is needed, Community Mental Health will assist in referring to other providers.  You are strongly encouraged to view the videos below for more information on how Handle with Care works.

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2018-20 Data Report

Handle With Care Forms:

Trauma Resources for Educators:

Early Childhood Resources:

If you have more questions about Handle with Care that have not been answered here, please contact any of the following via email:  Shannon Novara, or Holly Heaviland.


View only HWC-FAQ Google Doc Page containing an ongoing list of frequently asked questions on the Handle with Care project (leaving WISD website).

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