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Restraint and Seclusion: Alternatives


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by Michael Rozalski, Ph.D.

44 min


Restraint and Seclusion: Alternatives

U.S. National

44 min


The dangers of the improper use of restraint and seclusion are clear.

Rising media attention and litigation have placed pressure on state agencies and local school districts to thoroughly train staff on alternative methods. More importantly, these alternative techniques can prevent injuries and even fatalities to staff and students. This course provides an overview of alternatives to restraint and seclusion, and strategies to address adverse behavior in the classroom. During the course, you’ll explore the definition of restraint and seclusion and its common myths. You’ll also learn intervention strategies, alternative options and proper training techniques to keep you and your students safe.





Course Author


Michael Rozalski, Ph.D.

Professor, State University of New York, Geneseo

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