Preventing Physical Restraints

Preventing Physical Restraints in Schools: A Guide for Parents, Educators & Professionals provides information about the legal requirements regarding physical restraints and ways to prevent the need to use physical restraints in schools.

The book includes information to help develop policies and programs that will meet legal requirements and protect the health and safety of students and staff.
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The book includes:

An explanation of physical restraints and related topics like “aversives.”

The legal requirements for using positive behavioral interventions and supports to help prevent the need for restraints.

An explanation of some of the health and safety risks of using physical restraints and steps to take to help reduce risks.

Resources to help address student behavior and develop programs that eliminate or reduce the need to use physical restraints.

An explanation of the legal requirements for using physical restraints with students with disabilities under the IDEA, including the 2004 revisions to the IDEA, and Section 504.

An explanation of the training requirements for school staff that perform restraints in schools.

Suggestions to help develop policies and programs that comply with legal requirements and address student and staff safety.

Sample school policies on physical restraints and sample forms to report the use of physical restraints.

Suggestions for parents to help them get the information they need to make decisions about whether restraints are appropriate for their child.

This book is a one of a kind resource. The price includes a CD based E-Book that is searchable and that has a number of other resources including model policies and forms.

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