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A Family Guide to the Use of Emergency Safety Interventions and Parental Rights: Seclusion and Restraint in Kansas

This document focuses on the use of Emergency Safety Interventions and can be used by schools to inform families of their rights under Emergency Safety Interventions law. This guide has been updated to include the 2016 amendments to the statutes and regulations.

Updated on

February 15, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

None

FY19 Special Education Administrators' 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

February 04, 2019

Topic

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

Age

All Ages

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

January 15, 2019

Topic

Social, Emotional & Character Development, 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

January 02, 2019

Topic

Mental Health, Social, Emotional & Character Development, Behavior, 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

December 20, 2018

Topic

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

December 20, 2018

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

District Responsibilities for Emergency Safety Intervention Information on Website and Handbook

Website A district's entire emergency safety intervention policy must be available on the district website with links to the policy available on each school website. Click the blue DOWNLOAD FILE button to access a Microsoft Word template. Edit this template to add contact information and ...

Updated on

December 19, 2018

Topic

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

October 02, 2018

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 10 Dealing With Aggressive and Fighting Behavior

Description: This is the final video in the 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 10, particip...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Mental Health, Behavior, Autism, 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

October 02, 2018

Topic

Mental Health, Behavior, Autism, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 6 Dealing with Student Non-Compliance

Description: This video is the sixth 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 6, participants wi...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Mental Health, Behavior, Autism, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 8 Dealing with Student Disrespect

Description:This video is the eighth  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 8, participants will learn the importance of teachi...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Mental Health, Behavior, Autism, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 3 Early Intervention

Description: This video is the third 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 3, participants w...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Mental Health, Behavior, Autism, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 7 Dealing With Student Disruption

Description: This video is the seventh 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 7, participants...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Mental Health, Behavior, Autism, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 2 Signs of Escalation

Description:This video is the second 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 2, participants will learn that the cycle of escalation...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Mental Health, Behavior, Autism, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 4 Escalation Reaction

Description: This video is the forth 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 4, participants wi...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Mental Health, Behavior, Autism, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 9 Dealing with Provocative Student Behavior

Description:This video is the ninth 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 9, participants will learn the importance of teaching...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Mental Health, Behavior, Autism, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Interventions Prevention: Best Practices for the Individual

This training focuses on assessment and intervention planning for the individual student.  Topics include setting conditions, functional behavior assessment, and student support plans or behavior intervention plans.  The goal of the training is to improve behavioral planning for individual studen...

Updated on

September 12, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Intervention Prevention: Systems

This training describes using evidence-based prevention and support strategies in schools to reduce ESI occurrences.  Training topics include: The importance of focusing on prevention Systems of prevention Prevention strategies, including academic, behavioral, and social strategies ...

Updated on

September 12, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Interventions: Requirements PowerPoint (Shorter Version)

This is a PowerPoint that may be used for staff training. It includes many of the requirements of the emergency safety intervention statutes and regulations. A previous version of the PowerPoint is available as a recorded webinar with closed captioning, https://ksdetasn.org/resources/1463. The su...

Updated on

August 28, 2018

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages