Dangers of Restraint and Seclusion (Ch. 7 “Safety and Dangers”)
Date: 1/17/2018, 10:00 am—11:30 am
County: Alameda County
Sponsor: Seneca Family of Agencies
Examines the physical, emotional, and mental risks of using restraint and seclusion both for clients and for staff. Also places the use of crisis interventions into a cultural context and examines public perception of the work we do. Covers the particularly serious physical dangers that can occur, including death, and methods of preventing them. Objectives for participants are to comprehend the seriousness of using restraint and seclusion, to participate in discussion and roleplays about how to make restraint as safe as possible, and to gain skills in assessing situations of crisis intervention and responding safely.