2014-2015 Hernando County Reporting Restraint / Seclusion (for Students with Disabilities and 504 Plans) Guidelines Training. Terri Cooper SEDNET Region 13. Who is SEDNET ?. The Multiagency Network for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities. Works with other agencies to create
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SEDNET Region 13
The Multiagency Network for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities
Physical force that immobilizes or reduces the ability of a student to move his or her torso, arms, legs, or head freely.
(Office of Civil Rights)
PhysicalRestraintMUST be Reported.
Any physical force or exertion needed in order to propel a student into motion while immobilizing their arms and torso with one or more persons assisting.
Physical Transport Must be reported.
A temporary touching or holding of the hand, wrist, arm, shoulder, or back for the purpose of inducing a student who is acting out to walk to a safe location.
Does not have to be reported as a restraint.
HCSB prohibits the use of Seclusion with any student!!!!
A behavior management technique that involves the monitored separation of a student in a non-locked setting and is implemented for the purpose of calming.
A school-based administrator who has been trained in reporting restraints and seclusions and the Behavioral Specialist or School Psychologist will….
web-based incident is submitted.
1. Children’s Control Position
2. Team Control Position
3. Transport Position
4. Interim Control Position
Only staff with current CPI certification are allowed to use these restraints!
Hernando County does not use ….
Q: Do restraints that happen beyond the hours of the typical school day have to be reported?
A: YES. Districts are advised to report all incidents of restraint.
If such an incident rises to the level of an arrest or Baker Act, that would constitute the end of the restraint.
Q: An SRO uses handcuffs on a student. Does this have to be reported as a restraint?
The use of handcuffs by an SRO is interpreted as “detainment” and not a restraint.
Q: If a restraint occurs in school-based child care, the homes of students receiving hospital/homebound, home placement, or in private schools, does it have to be reported?
A: YES, unless
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The Multiagency Network for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities (SEDNET) is a special project funded by the Florida Department of Education, Division of Public Schools, Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services, through federal assistance under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part B.