The Iowa State Department of Education has adopted changes to Chapter 103, Amended Administrative Rules on Corporal Punishment, Restraint, Physical Confinement and Detention. Northwest Area Education Agency has updated guidelines and reporting procedures with regard to the use of physical restraint and safe/quiet rooms. Staff who work directly with students need to be trained annually on the guidelines in Chapter 103.
The following describe our district guidelines regarding the use of physical restraint and safe/quiet rooms. These rules went into effect on November 12, 2008.
Chapter 103 Resources
- Chapter 103 PowerPoint
- Northwest AEA Process and Guidelines
- Northwest AEA Seclusion and Time Out Checklist
- Northwest AEA Restraint / Safe Room Reporting Sheet
- Northwest AEA Behavior Intervention Plan Data Form
- In-School Suspension
- Sample Notice to parents
Molly Twohig, MSW, LISW
Region D Facilitator/School Social Work Supervisor
800/352-9040, Ext. 6345