Crisis Management in a Special Education School: Trends in the Use of Restraint and Seclusion to Maintain Safety

Principal Investigator: John Beetar

This study is a description of trends in the occurrence and duration of restraint and seclusion in the lower/middle school and high school of Kennedy Krieger School Programs. Seven years of crisis management data will be presented to provide the literature with benchmarks on restraint and seclusion as requested by the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders.