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Physical Restraint and Seclusion in Public Schools

Published: 8/15/2022 2:53 PM
​Physical Restraint and Seclusion and COVID-19
With the return to in person instruction, it is of the utmost importance to address the safety of both our students and staff in schools.  In the era of COVID-19, it seems that vendors providing training have been very innovative in mitigating COVID-19 risks while meeting the simulated experience requirement. Should you have further questions or need additional assistance, please feel free to contact Jarrod Slone using the information at the bottom of this ​page.

District requirements for Physical Restraint and Seclusion training and other pertinent information related may be found in 704 KAR 7:160​.

Click on the link below to be redirected to the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports page for information on meeting training requirements or questions related to the PBIS requirements under 704 KAR 7:160: The Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion in Public Schools should follow guidelines set forth in the Behavior Data Standards.


Jarrod S. Slone
Office of Special Education and Early Learning
300 Sower Blvd., 4th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4970 Ext. 4134


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