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Westmoreland DA hopes to expand trauma intervention program in schools

Rayne Plance (left) of the Highlands Family Center speaks as Westmoreland County District Attorney Nicole Ziccarelli looks on during a news conference about the expansion of the Handle With Care program to support children who have experienced traumatic events.

A pilot program launched last year in response to the murder of an 9-year-old New Kensington boy has helped as many as 45 school-age children deal with ongoing trauma, according to the Westmoreland County district attorney.

Source: The Tribune-Review

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