The use of physical restraint report shares data regarding incidents of physical restraint reported in Delaware public schools in a school year as
required by Delaware Code Title 14 § 4112F(c).
When a student’s behavior(s) presents a significant and imminent risk of bodily harm to self or others necessitating the use of physical restraint. Regulations require annual staff training in the use of crisis prevention and intervention techniques consistent with nationally recognized training programs. The training must include prevention techniques, de-escalation techniques, and positive behavioral intervention strategies and supports. This training should be designed to meet the needs of personnel consistent with their duties and the potential need for emergency safety interventions.