Emergency Restraint Chair Use

chair3aThe disAbility Law Center is opposed to the use of the emergency restraint chair as a behavioral modification tool.  The Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents (CCCA) is proposing the use of the emergency restraint chair for the children and youth it serves, specifically children and youth diagnosed with complex trauma, mental illness, and developmental disabilities.  Restraint of any form is a treatment failure.

Read about our opposition here – dLCV public comment on use of emergency restraint chair.


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