Restraints

Read: States with the Best and Worst Elder-Abuse Protections

States with the Best and Worst Elder-Abuse Protections

Do you know where your state ranks regarding its elder-abuse protections? This new report breaks it down.

Read: U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Reaches Agreement with California’s Davis Joint Unified School District in Investigation Regarding the Use of Restraint and Seclusion

U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Reaches Agreement with California’s Davis Joint Unified School District in Investigation Regarding the Use of Restraint and Seclusion

OCR found that one of these students died after being subjected to a prolonged restraint that was preceded by at least four other restraints by the nonpublic school of which the district was aware.

Read: Charges Against 4 Colorado Hospital Security Officers Dropped

Charges Against 4 Colorado Hospital Security Officers Dropped

The four hospital security officers were facing negligent homicide charges for their alleged roles in the death of a patient.

Read: Education Department Issues New Guidance on Discipline for Students with Disabilities

Education Department Issues New Guidance on Discipline for Students with Disabilities

The new guidance was in part influenced by increasing mental health challenges during the pandemic, including among students with disabilities.

Read: New Bill Bans Seclusion and Face Down Restraints in Illinois Schools

New Bill Bans Seclusion and Face Down Restraints in Illinois Schools

Alleged misuse of these restraints prompts lawmakers to pass legislation against it.

Read: UPDATE: University of Minnesota to Limit Relationship with Minneapolis PD

UPDATE: University of Minnesota to Limit Relationship with Minneapolis PD

The death of George Floyd has prompted UMN to limit its ties to the city’s law enforcement agency. Ohio State students are also pressuring OSU to cut ties with Columbus PD.

Read: Wisconsin Governor Signs Student Safety and Support Legislation

Wisconsin Governor Signs Student Safety and Support Legislation

The newly signed bills cover suicide prevention, mental health and seclusion and restraints.

Read: LA/OC IAHSS Recognizes Hospital Security Officers for Saving Lives, Outstanding Performances

LA/OC IAHSS Recognizes Hospital Security Officers for Saving Lives, Outstanding Performances

In all, 25 hospital security officers were honored at a luncheon that was held in Los Angeles on Oct. 16.

Read: Calif. School Where Student with Autism Died Violated State Laws

Calif. School Where Student with Autism Died Violated State Laws

The 13-year-old died two days after he lost consciousness while being physically restrained by a staff member at Guiding Hands School.

Read: The 15 Most Common Types of Hospital Security Officer Training

The 15 Most Common Types of Hospital Security Officer Training

Eight of the 15 hospital security officer training categories decreased in prevalence compared to four years ago.

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