Monday, May 25, 2009

Don't use restraints when other methods are available

Better support and training is needed for teachers who encounter students who may become violent. "You only should be using these restraints and seclusions for kids with significant challenging behaviors, and only when they're a danger to themselves or others," said the CEC's Deborah Ziegler. "These restraints are being used on far too many kids inappropriately when other less-intrusive behaviors should be used." The Washington Post/Loudoun Extra

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