Section 1: Introduction A. Course Contributor B. About This Course C. Learning Objectives D. Consequences of Seclusion and Restraint E. The Children’s Health Act F. Positive Organizational Effects G. Recommendations Section 2: Leadership A. Supportive Leadership B. Supportive Executive Leadership C. Supervisory and Managerial Involvement D. Elimination by Mandate E. Let’s Review Section 3: Organizational Culture A. Organizational Culture B. Relationship Building C. Person-Centered Environment D. Staff Empowerment E. Youth Involvement F. Involvement of Families and Natural Supports Section 4: Agency Policies and Procedures A. Agency Policies and Procedures B. Comprehensive Assessment C. Treatment Planning D. Individualized Behavior Support Plan E. Monitoring F. Debriefing G. Staff Designated to Implement Restraint and Seclusion H. Let’s Practice Section 5: Staff Training and Professional Development A. Staff Training and Professional Development B. Training on Trauma-Sensitive Care, Prevention, and De-escalation C. Training: Preventing Physical Restraint and Seclusion D. Competency-Based Training E. Culturally and Linguistically Competent Services F. Frequent Refreshers to Minimize Training Drift G. Regular Staff Supervision, Mentoring, and Coaching Section 6: Treatment Milieu A. The Treatment Milieu B. Positive-Structured Environment C. Behavior Support Section 7: CQI A. Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) B. Setting Organizational Goals C. Reporting Results D. Corrective Feedback Mechanisms E. Celebrating Successes F. Program Evaluation G. Let’s Practice H. Scenario - Continued Section 8: Conclusion A. Summary B. Resources
Dr. Petras is the Director of Models of Practcie and Training Development at the Child Welfare League of America. Dr. Petras has many years of experience in working with children and families including as caseworker, supervisor, trainer, administrator, professor, consultant in program development, and author. She is the former Director of Foster Care for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and Past-President of the U.S. National Association of State Foster Care Managers. Dr. Petras has conducted research and published in the areas of child neglect, kinship care, and parenting. Since 2004, she has worked in Ethiopia and Tanzania to develop graduate schools of social work and to create social services for orphaned and vulnerable children and their families. She is Professor Emerita at the Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago. Disclosure: Donna Petras Ph.D., MSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.