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Handle with Care

About Handle with Care

Handle With Care is very simple: law enforcement officers at the scene of a crime or accident identify children who have been exposed to trauma and notify the child's school. The premise of Handle With Care is to mitigate the negative effects of trauma on children. Watch the video below for more information.

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio - UT Health San Antonio - UT Teen Health now has the following E-learning Modules available: Use Organization: ECISD and Password: UTteenhealth

Trauma-Informed Approach, Part I introduces the trauma-informed approach.

https://uthscsa.edu/learning-modules/teen-health/trauma/course-1/

Trauma-Informed Approach, Part II reviews how individuals can respond to traumatized youth, manage disclosures of abuse, and covers mandatory reporting.  It also discusses how to refrain from re-traumatization and gives tips for building resiliency.  (20 minutes) 

http://www.utteenhealth.org/Trauma_Info_II 

Trauma-Informed Approach, Part III outlines how a trauma-informed approach can be adopted by an organization, using six key principles.  (20 minutes) 

https://uthscsa.edu/learning-modules/teen-health/trauma/course-3/index.html 

Use the password:  UTteenhealth

Trauma-Informed Approach, Part IV provides an explanation of how the individuals who work with traumatized youth may experience vicarious trauma and gives self-care resources that are available to them.  (20 minutes

https://uthscsa.edu/learning-modules/teen-health/trauma/course-4/index.html 

Use the password:  UTteenhealth