Handle with Care Behavior Management System®

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Scientific Rating:
Not able to be Rated
See scale of 1-5
Child Welfare System Relevance Level:
See descriptions of 3 levels

About This Program

The information in this program outline is provided by the program representative and edited by the CEBC staff. Handle with Care Behavior Management System® has been reviewed by the CEBC in the area of: Behavioral Management Programs for Adolescents in Child Welfare, but lacks the necessary research evidence to be given a Scientific Rating.

Target Population: Providers and staff working with children and adolescents (age 3 years and up) across the entire spectrum of human services including schools, child welfare, hospitals, mental health, developmental disabilities, community programs, group homes, residential, social services, and autistic programs; foster parents, grandparents, guardians, and parents can also be trained

Brief Description

The Handle With Care Behavior Management System® is designed to train professionals on safely managing behaviorally challenged children and adults, including those with disruptive, aggressive and self-destructive behaviors. The program teaches staff to develop and use their management and relationship skills to reduce tension, and create and maintain a calm and safe environment for all. This verbal de-escalation and physical intervention program includes a patented restraint technique that is designed to be effective, safe and require fewer staff to safely manage a crisis than other restraint training programs. Handle With Care Behavior Management System® complies with all Federal and State laws and is accredited by all major professional regulatory bodies.

Program Goals:

The goals of the Handle With Care Behavior Management System® are:

  • Create and maintain safer, more caring environments
  • Decrease need for physical restraint through preventative actions
  • Minimize injuries to children, adolescents, clients, staff, parents and family members through the use of prompt, skillful and appropriate intervention (including physical restraint when necessary)
  • Create an environment of physical and psychological safety

Contact Information

Hilary Adler, Esq.
Title: VP
Agency/Affiliation: Handle With Care Behavior Management System, Inc.
Website: www.handlewithcare.com
Phone: (845) 255-4031
Fax: (845) 256-0094

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: September 2016

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: November 2016

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: December 2016