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PDFWAC 388-101D-0450

Physical intervention training.

(1) Before using physical interventions with a client, the provider must train all staff who will be implementing those interventions in:
(a) The use of physical interventions;
(b) Crisis prevention techniques; and
(c) Positive behavior support.
(2) Each staff designated to supervise or observe restraint use must be trained in:
(a) The observation and supervision of physical restraints; and
(b) The recognition of potential risks or negative outcomes related to the use of physical restraints.
(3) The service provider must ensure that staff receiving physical intervention techniques training:
(a) Complete the course of instruction;
(b) Demonstrate competency before being authorized to use the techniques with clients; and
(c) Review deescalation and physical intervention techniques annually.
[WSR 16-14-058, recodified as § 388-101D-0450, filed 6/30/16, effective 8/1/16. Statutory Authority: Chapter 71A.12 RCW. WSR 08-02-022, § 388-101-3940, filed 12/21/07, effective 2/1/08.]
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