Colorado HB 1328, Prohibiting Restraint & Seclusion for Specific Purposes

By Terry Vittone | April 22, 2016 | Colorado | Pending | 0 comments
Pending Colorado HB 1328 prohibits the use of restraint and seclusion on individuals, particularly youths, detained by local or state agencies for the purposes of:
  • punishment
  • sanction
  • retaliation
  • a component of a treatment plan
  • protection, except in the case of demonstrated emergencies

CPI Training Can Help You Comply 

Facilities throughout the US use our Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® training program because it focuses on prevention, de-escalation techniques, and other alternatives to restraint. Our training helps staff identify underlying causes of challenging behaviors, and how staff and resident behaviors affect each other. The program also emphasizes:
  • Evaluating risk of harm and signs of distress
  • Documenting incidents
  • Safer, less restrictive holding skills to be used only as a last resort
  • Debriefing strategies to help prevent incidents from recurring  

How to Get Training

We can bring the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® training program on-site to your facility, or you can attend training in one of more than 150 public locations throughout the US.
 
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