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Request the use of a procedure

Any use of the following procedures beyond the initial 11-month phase-out period must be reviewed by the External Program Review Committee (EPRC) and approved by the commissioner. Please note, this is not a comprehensive list:

  • Chemical restraint
  • Mechanical restraint
  • Manual restraint, except in an emergency
  • Time out
  • Seclusion
  • Aversive procedures
  • Deprivation procedures

If you would like to request approval from the commissioner to extend the use of a prohibited procedure beyond the initial 11-month phase-out period, please review the following information:

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