Handle With Care Resources


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.

Helping Traumatized Children Learn

Following is a link to a great website for helping traumatized children learn.

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.

Helping Traumatized Children Learn: Creating and Advocating for Trauma-Sensitive Schools Volume 2
http://traumasensitiveschools.org/tlpi-publications/download-a-free-copy-of- a-guide-to-creating-trauma-sensitive-schools/

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network: