Oregon SB 963, a bill modifying allowed and prohibited uses of restraint of students by public education programs, was recently acted on as follows:
  • Oregon SB 963 was adopted and passed into law on 6/6/2019.
  • The contents of Oregon SB 963 took effect 7/1/2019.
Oregon SB 963 applies to “public education programs”, which encompasses a program in the state that:
Oregon SB 963
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CPI Training Can Help Your School Comply With Oregon Senate Bill 963
CPI offers training and resources to help schools meet legislative mandates like the policy requirements set forth in Oregon Senate Bill 963. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® training equips staff with techniques for both the prevention of and the safe use of restraint. Our train-the-trainer program helps staff identify underlying causes of student behaviors, and how staff and student 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.
  • Behavioral supports.
  • Implementing evidence-based practices.
How to Get Training
We can bring the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® training program on-site to your school, or you can attend training in one of more than 170 public locations throughout the US.

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How Our Free CPI Alignment Can Give You Peace of Mind—and Help You Comply

For 30 years, CPI has supported educational organizations that strive to provide the safest environment for staff, patients and visitors. One of the ways CPI goes the extra mile to help educational facilities ensure that they comply with new and existing legislation is to have our legal department compose and publish Alignment documents that help administrators and their legal advisors compare an inventory of what specific legislation requires of them and how CPI training can ensure they comply.  
Our Alignment for Oregon SB 963 is designed to assist you identify the ways in which CPI’s Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® training program can help school organizations in the state of Oregon comply with the new prohibitions of the types and occasions of restraint use. It may also assist you in identifying areas that may require a review and/or revision in your school organization’s policies and procedures. Just click the link above to view the Alignment and download the PDF.

More Resources
Get helpful hints for crisis intervention and learn about CPI training and restraint reduction.
Oregon Senate Bill 963
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