The Use of Seclusion and Restraint in the Educational Setting

Mar 8, 2024

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS, REACH

Presenter: Collin Glazek, Graduate Student, School Psychology

Description: Seclusion and restraint are often used in education for students with disabilities. However, these tactics are often misused which can result in unpleasant situations such as injury and lawsuits. When implementing these procedures it is essential to follow procedures correctly and ensure that everything is being done correctly. This workshop will give and overview on why these procedures are used and the steps that need to be taken to properly implement them. 

Learning Objectives: By the end of the workshop, the learners will be able to describe 1) What seclusion/restraint is and how it is used in the educational setting; 2) the learners will be able to describe research on the effectiveness of seclusion/restraint; 3) learners will be able to analyze different situations and decide whether seclusion/restraint is necessary.

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