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SAFER Debriefing Model

This document provides a 5 step model for debriefing for staff and students after an Emergency Safety Intervention has been used. 

Updated on

November 17, 2019

Topic

Behavior, Emergency Safety Interventions, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

FY20 Special Education Administrators' Online Guide and Resources

This Guide  was created for new and veteran special education administrators to help navigate websites, adhere to due dates and deadlines and connect them to TASN and KSDE resources necessary to find success fulfilling the state and federal requirements of special education. Topics included are t...

Updated on

November 05, 2019

Topic

Secondary Transition, APR Indicator Data Collection, Compliance/Guidance, Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS), Special Education MIS Data Collection, Significant Disproportionality, Specially Designed Instruction, LRE and Inclusion, Assessment, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Intervention Professional Development Series

KSDE and Infinitec have partnered to provide new trainings about Emergency Safety Interventions. Basic, advanced, and specialized trainings provide scenarios for participants to deepen their understanding of Emergency Safety Interventions, reporting requirements, and definitions. Click the DOWNLO...

Updated on

October 21, 2019

Topic

Behavior, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

De-escalation Techniques PowerPoint

Emergency safety intervention law requires school district policies to include requirements for staff training to address de-escalation techniques. This PowerPoint may be used in support of this requirement to meet the needs of school staff as appropriate to their duties. Key Words: de-escalation...

Updated on

October 21, 2019

Topic

Behavior, Mental Health, Emergency Safety Interventions, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

ESI Regulations Cheat Sheet

This document provides examples and non-examples of the definitions for physical restraint, seclusion, and the 3 standards for using an ESI under the ESI regulations. 

Updated on

October 14, 2019

Topic

Behavior, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Oversight Plan for Reducing ESI

This document outlines each team member's role in reducing the use of Emergency Safety Interventions within a building. This document corresponds with the 6 Key Components for Reducing ESI document that provides an overview of how to reduce the use of ESI within a building. 

Updated on

October 04, 2019

Topic

School Improvement, Behavior, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

6 Key Components for Reducing ESI

This document is an overview of the research-based components necessary to reduce the use of Emergency Safety Interventions within a building.

Updated on

October 04, 2019

Topic

Compliance/Guidance, School Improvement, Behavior, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Staff Survey on Reducing ESI

This survey will provide administration a baseline of the staff's current view and use of Emergency Safety Interventions. After gathering a baseline, the staff can create goals on reducing the use of ESI within their building. This document corresponds with the 6 Key Components for Reducing ESI d...

Updated on

October 04, 2019

Topic

School Improvement, Behavior, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Staff Recognition Plan for Reducing ESI

This document tracks how, who, and when administration will recognize staff for their progress towards reducing the use of Emergency Safety Interventions within their building. This document corresponds with the 6 Key Components for Reducing ESI document that provides an overview of how to reduce...

Updated on

October 04, 2019

Topic

Behavior, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Analysis of Debriefing Form

The purpose of this form is to determine the root cause of the crisis behavior in order to help prevent the behavior from reoccurring. This document corresponds with the 6 Key Components for Reducing ESI document that provides an overview of how to reduce the use of ESI within a building. 

Updated on

October 04, 2019

Topic

School Improvement, Behavior, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Action Plan for Reducing ESI

This document outlines the actions required to reduce the use of Emergency Safety Interventions within a building. This document corresponds with the 6 Key Components for Reducing ESI document that provides an overview of how to reduce the use of ESI within a building. 

Updated on

October 04, 2019

Topic

Compliance/Guidance, School Improvement, Behavior, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Debriefing Form

The purpose of this form is to help prevent future occurrences of crisis behavior that results in the use of an Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) or the avoidance of using an ESI along with preventing further trauma to students and secondary trauma to staff. This document corresponds with the 6...

Updated on

October 04, 2019

Topic

School Improvement, Behavior, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Teacher Treatment Integrity Form for Reducing Crisis Behavior

This form provides administration with a checklist of behavioral, environmental, and instructional supports that should be in place in order to help prevent crisis behavior in a classroom. This form also provides space for positive and corrective feedback along with resources to develop a profess...

Updated on

October 02, 2019

Topic

School Improvement, Behavior, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Direct Care Staff Treatment Integrity Form for Reducing Crisis Behavior

This form provides administration with a checklist of behavioral, environmental, and instructional supports that should be in place by direct care staff in order to help prevent crisis behavior in a classroom. This form also provides space for positive and corrective feedback along with resources...

Updated on

October 02, 2019

Topic

School Improvement, Behavior, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) Sample Documentation Form

This document may be used by staff to document emergency safety intervention incidents with students. This document contains only the items that are required to be documented by emergency safety intervention law. Staff may choose to modify this document to collect additional information on emerge...

Updated on

October 01, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Parent Letter After Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) Incident

When emergency safety intervention is used with a student, written documentation of the incident must be completed and provided to the parent no later than the school day following the day on which the emergency safety intervention was used. Staff may use this sample letter, in conjunction with t...

Updated on

October 01, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Goal Sheet to Reduce ESI

This goal sheet allows you to create a goal or goals to reduce the use of Emergency Safety Interventions within a building using the SMART goals format. This sheet also allows you to track and graph the progress towards the goal(s). This document corresponds with the 6 Key Components for Reducing...

Updated on

September 26, 2019

Topic

School Improvement, Behavior, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Comfort Rooms: An ESI Prevention Tool

This document provides ideas and instructions on implementing comfort rooms or calming spaces as a prevention tool to help prevent the use of an Emergency Safety Intervention. 

Updated on

September 26, 2019

Topic

Autism, Behavior, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Intervention Prevention: Using Your ESI Data

One of the best ways to prevent future emergency safety interventions, is to analyze and chart your current ESI data.  This training focuses on important data to collect and graph, with many examples of using an Excel spreadsheet to help analyze your ESI data.

Updated on

September 03, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 5 Crisis Intervention

Description: This video is the fifth in a series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with trying on the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video.  In Module 5, participants w...

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

Autism, Behavior, Mental Health, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages