Student Safety



  1. Is designed solely to seclude a person; and
  2. Contains less than 50 square feet of space.


  1. Restraint shall be limited to the use of such reasonable force as is necessary to address the emergency.
  2. Restraint shall be discontinued at the point at which the emergency no longer exists.
  3. Restraint shall be implemented in such a way as to protect the health and safety of the student and others.
  4. Restraint shall not deprive the student of basic human necessities.
  1. Imminent, serious physical harm to the student or others; or
  2. Imminent, serious property destruction.



  1. Name of the student;
  2. Name of the staff member(s) administering the restraint;
  3. Date of the restraint and the time the restraint began and ended;
  4. Location of the restraint;
  5. Nature of the restraint;
  6. A description of the activity in which the student was engaged immediately preceding the use of restraint;
  7. The behavior that prompted the restraint;
  8. The efforts made to de-escalate the situation and alternatives to restraint that were attempted; and
  9. Information documenting parent contact and notification.


  1. Physical force or threat of physical force shall not be used to place a student in time-out.
  2. Time-out may only be used in conjunction with an array of positive behavior intervention strategies and techniques and must be included in the student's IEP and/or BIP if it is utilized on a recurrent basis to increase or decrease targeted behavior.
  3. Use of time-out shall not be implemented in a fashion that precludes the ability of the student to be involved in and progress in the general curriculum and advance appropriately toward attaining the annual goals specified in the student's individualized education program (IEP).
  1. That is not locked; and
  2. From which the exit is not physically blocked by furniture, a closed door held shut from the outside, or another inanimate object.



Clear Creek ISD


LDU 2018.08

DATE ISSUED: 1/18/2019