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Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion in Public Schools

Published: 8/16/2018 12:19 PM

This page contains downloadable documents regarding the use of physical restraint and seclusion in public schools. 

The resources focus on best practice and systems of prevention to minimize the need to use intensive interventions such as physical restraint and seclusion.


PBIS Video Training Modules

The 2018 installment of PBIS video modules are available. These modules were created in partnership with the Center for Instructional and Behavioral Research in Schools (CIBRS) at University of Louisville. This year’s topic: What is PBIS?

This new content does not require login credentials as with previous installments, the link is all you need to begin viewing the modules. District policy for monitoring completion of professional development, including yearly PBIS training, will dictate how personnel will be credited for training with the new modules.

Previous PBIS modules are still available through the links below and can be used as training tools for school personnel in conjunction with new content.

PBIS I – Introduction to PBIS 

PBIS II – Schoolwide Implementation of PBIS 

PBIS III – Bully Prevention in a PBIS Framework

Data entered into the KSIS required by 704 KAR 7:160 The Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion in Public Schools should follow guidelines set forth in the Behavior Data Standards.


Robert Meacham
Office of Teaching and Learning
Division of Learning Services
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4970
Fax (502) 564-6721
robert.meacham@education.ky.gov


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