SD Schools can access Handle With Care program

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SD Schools can access Handle With Care program

The South Dakota School Safety Center is introducing a new opportunity for South Dakota Schools to keep kids safe and foster a positive school climate.


The program is called “Handle With Care” (HWC) which promotse safe and supportive homes, schools and communities that protect children, and help traumatized children heal and thrive.


HWC programs support children exposed to trauma and violence through improved communication and collaboration between law enforcement, schools/childcare agencies, and mental health providers, and connects families, schools, and communities to mental health services.


To learn more about Handle With Care, contact South Dakota School Safety Specialist, Sara Kettwig at 605-400-3832 or

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