(1) Crisis residential centers (CRC) must follow the department's behavioral management policy as specified in the general licensing requirement section of this chapter (see WAC 388-148-0465
(2) A CRC must develop policies and procedures when the behavior management practices include use of physical restraint, including:
(a) Who may authorize the use of physical restraint; and
(b) Under what circumstances physical restraint may be used, including time limitations, reevaluation procedures, and supervisory monitoring.
(3) Written policies and procedures about using physical restraint must be submitted to the department for approval before the policies and procedures are implemented.
(4) All staff must be trained in behavior management techniques prior to using physical restraint.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. 01-18-037, § 388-148-0950, filed 8/28/01, effective 9/28/01.]