The basic principles of physical intervention:

A maximum amount of care with a minimum about of force and the goal of de-escalating the situation by reducing stimulation.

Physical Restraint should only be used when:

Agency policies and government regulations regarding restraint allow it

The young person's individual crisis support plan prescribes it

Our professional dynamic risk assessment indicates it

Policy Content Recommendations

Physical Intervention Techniques within the TCI System

The following files available for review purpose only to organisations considering the TCI Physical Intervention Techniques.

Further discussion is welcomed in relation to these techniques.

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