Handle With Care Massachusetts


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.

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Upcoming Events

  • The “Helping Traumatized Children Learn” trainings by TLPI will begin in January 2020 for these School Districts:
    • Carver
    • Marshfield
    • Rockland
    • Silver Lake
    • Scituate
  • District Attorney Tim Cruz & Plymouth County DECI have been selected to present “Harnessing Community Expertise to Enhance Service Delivery to Vulnerable Children” at the 2020 RX Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit, April 13-16, Nashville, TN
  • Plymouth County DECI
    Training Opportunities



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Handle With Care Model


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Handle with Care Partners include:

  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Schools and School Districts
  • Mental Health Providers
  • Community Partners