89.1053(d)

19 Texas Administrative Code § 89.1053. Procedures for Use of Restraint and Time-Out.   

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(d)  Training on use of restraint. Training for school employees, volunteers, or independent contractors must be provided according to the following requirements. 
(1)  A core team of personnel on each campus must be trained in the use of restraint, and the team must include a campus administrator or designee and any general or special education personnel likely to use restraint. 
(2)  Personnel called upon to use restraint in an emergency and who have not received prior training must receive training within 30 school days following the use of restraint. 
(3)  Training on use of restraint must include prevention and de-escalation techniques and provide alternatives to the use of restraint. 
(4)  All trained personnel must receive instruction in current professionally accepted practices and standards regarding behavior management and the use of restraint. 
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Last Amended:  January 1, 2015, 39 TexReg 10446
Entered: Jan. 12, 2015