§749.2051: What types of emergency behavior intervention may I administer?

(a) If permitted in your policies and you meet the requirements of this subchapter, a caregiver may administer the following types of emergency behavior intervention to a child in your care:

(1) Short personal restraint;

(2) Personal restraint; and

(3) Emergency medication.

(b) You may never administer chemical restraints, mechanical restraints, or seclusion.

(c) Protective and supportive devices, used appropriately, are not considered emergency behavior interventions. For information on protective and supportive devices, see Divisions 9 and 10 of Subchapter J of this chapter (relating to Foster Care Services: Medical and Dental).


Source Note: The provisions of this §749.2051 adopted to be effective January 1, 2007, 31 TexReg 7469