Amherst-Pelham Regional Public Schools




170 Chestnut Street,
Amherst MA 01002

Crisis Prevention Institute Report

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Crisis Prevention Institute – De-escalation and Restraint Evaluation

The Amherst, Pelham and Amherst Pelham Regional Public Schoolscontracted with the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) to address thefollowing with respect to de-escalation and restraint:

1.  Assessment of training
2. Review of the use of time-out and seclusion in schools
3. Assessment of the effectiveness of the intervention
4. Assessment of the documentation and monitoring of de-escalation and restraint
5. Assessment of the intervention process including what happens before and after to prevent the need for restraint
6. Compliance with Massachusetts Department of Education regulations and District guidelines

Please find the full report below as well as handouts provided by CPI.