The program allows first responders to send “handle with care” notes to the schools of children who have been involved in a traumatic incident such as domestic violence, house fire or eviction.  

No details are given, but reports are sent out before the start of the school day so that staff can be on alert. The program includes trauma-informed care training for staff and administrators. But the note, the simplest of interventions, is the key that puts the training into motion.

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