(1) If the need for use of aversive interventions is determined appropriate by the IEP team, the individualized education program shall:
(a) Be consistent with the recommendations of the IEP team which includes a school psychologist and/or other certificated employee who understands the appropriate use of the aversive interventions and who concurs with the recommended use of the aversive interventions, and a person who works directly with the student.
(b) Specify the aversive interventions that may be used.
(c) State the reason the aversive interventions are judged to be appropriate and the behavioral objective sought to be achieved by its use, and shall describe the positive interventions attempted and the reasons they failed, if known.
(d) Describe the circumstances under which the aversive interventions may be used.
(e) Describe or specify the maximum duration of each isolation or restraint.
(f) Specify any special precautions that must be taken in connection with the use of the aversive interventions technique.
(g) Specify the person or persons permitted to use the aversive interventions and the current qualifications and required training of the personnel permitted to use the aversive interventions.
(h) Establish a means of evaluating the effects of the use of the aversive interventions and a schedule for periodically conducting the evaluation at least every three months when school is in session.
(2) School districts shall document each use of an aversive intervention, circumstances under which it was used, and the length of time of use.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090 and 34 C.F.R. Part 300. 09-20-053, § 392-172A-03135, filed 10/1/09, effective 11/1/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090(7) and 42 U.S.C. 1400 et. seq. 07-14-078, § 392-172A-03135, filed 6/29/07, effective 7/30/07.]