Handle With Care Resources

 

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Personal and Digital Wellness Videos
SHIELD and Libera have launched a suite of personal and digital wellness videos to equip children of all ages with critical safety information and resources. These videos present students with calming ways to address their anxiety; instruction on online and body safety, and resources on how to get help by text, phone, or finding a safe person. Be sure to check out the Online Safety for Middle and High School Students video, and SHIELD's full Personal and Digital Wellness Suite.
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Everyone in our Community Can Help Protect Children
Handle With Care mandated reporter flyer
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Office of Justice Programs: Office for Victims of Crime “Through Our Eyes: Children, Violence, and Trauma” Videos and Resources.
Following is the link to download the video about children exposed to violence. It’s free and downloadable. It’s a great eight minute video about how children’s exposure to violence affects them.
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Helping Traumatized Children Learn

Following is a link to a great website for helping traumatized children learn.
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Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative: Helping Traumatized Children Learn Volume 1:
Following is the link to download “The Purple Book” which summarizes the research from psychology and neurobiology that documents the impact trauma from exposure to violence can have on children’s learning, behavior and relationships in school. This is our “go to” for the Handle With Care program.
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Helping Traumatized Children Learn: Creating and Advocating for Trauma-Sensitive Schools Volume 2
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Book Study / Helping Traumatized Children Learn: Volume 2
Creating and Advocating for Trauma-Sensitive Schools
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The National Child Traumatic Stress Network:
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The National Child Traumatic Stress - Creating, Supporting, and Sustaining Trauma-Informed Schools: A System Framework
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