Impact Policies And Procedures - Prohibited And Restricted Practices

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  • 1. 
    Is this practice prohibited or restricted? (6.2) Any form of physical punishment
    • A. 

      Restricted

    • B. 

      Prohibited

  • 2. 
    Is this practice prohibited or restricted? (6.2) Any punishment that takes the form of immobilisation or deprivation of food
    • A. 

      Prohibited

    • B. 

      Restricted

  • 3. 
    Is this practice prohibited or restricted? Any punishment that is intended to humiliate or frighten a child or young person.
    • A. 

      Prohibited

    • B. 

      Restricted

  • 4. 
    Is this practice prohibited or restricted? (6.2) Aversive practices. This refers to the application of painful or noxious conditions. For example, an unwanted cold or hot bath, unwanted applications of chilli powder on food, unwanted squirting of liquid on a child’s or young person’s face or body parts.
    • A. 

      Prohibited

    • B. 

      Restricted

  • 5. 
    Is this practice prohibited or restricted? (6.2) Deprivation of a child’s or young person’s basic needs
    • A. 

      Prohibited

    • B. 

      Restricted

  • 6. 
    Is this practice prohibited or restricted? (6.2) Over-correction which refers to the requirement for a child or young person to correct and over-correct a disrupted situation following challenging behaviour, either by restoring the situation to an improved state or by repeatedly practising an alternative behaviour. (E.g.: requiring a child to clean the entire dining room if she or he has deliberately tipped a meal on the floor or practicing arm exercises if she or he bites their fingers).
    • A. 

      Prohibited

    • B. 

      Restricted

  • 7. 
    Is this practice prohibited or restricted? (6.2) Chemical restraint: the intentional use of medication to control a child’s or young person’s behaviour where no medically identified condition has been identified. Part of the intended pharmacological effect of the drug is to sedate the person for convenience sake or disciplinary purposes.
    • A. 

      Prohibited

    • B. 

      Restricted

  • 8. 
    Is this practice prohibited or restricted? (6.2) Physical restraint where the use of this restraint is not in response to a behaviour that is likely to result in harm to the child or young person, or those around them.  Physical restraint is the intentional restriction of a child’s or young person’s voluntary movement; and includes lap belts, table tops, posy restraints, bedrails, water chairs, deep chairs and beanbags.
    • A. 

      Prohibited

    • B. 

      Restricted

  • 9. 
    Is this practice prohibited or restricted? (6.2) Seclusion: the placement of a child or young person in a room or place on their own where they cannot leave, as a short-term, crisis response to a critical incident.
    • A. 

      Prohibited

    • B. 

      Restricted

  • 10. 
    6.2: Restricted practices -(you can select more than one option):
    • A. 

      Can be used if the youth worker on shift has had a difficult time and cannot think of anything else. He/she will need to write what they did in the log book.

    • B. 

      Can only be implemented after a range of strategies have been exhausted, as part of a formal multi-element Behaviour Support Plan.

    • C. 

      Can only be implemented if it’s been approved at the team meeting

    • D. 

      Can only be implemented as part of the child or young person’s Case Plan.

  • 11. 
    Is this practice prohibited or restricted? (6.2) Response cost - This is a planned response to a specific behaviour that requires a child or young person to lose or forego predetermined positively valued items/activities as a consequence for their challenging behaviour and therefore has punitive properties for the child or young person.
    • A. 

      Prohibited

    • B. 

      Restricted

  • 12. 
    Is this practice prohibited or restricted? (6.2) Restricted access - Restricted access refers to conditions where the child or young person’s independent access to items/activities/experiences is limited by means of physical barriers in an attempt to decrease or limit their behaviour or access to them. For example, putting a lock on the fridge to prevent independent access to food.
    • A. 

      Restricted

    • B. 

      Prohibited

  • 13. 
    Is this practice prohibited or restricted? (6.2) Exclusionary time out - this is where, following an occurrence of a specified challenging behaviour, the person is removed from the situation for a period as a means of denying access to positive reinforcement.
    • A. 

      Prohibited

    • B. 

      Restricted

  • 14. 
    Is this practice prohibited or restricted? (6.2) Non exclusionary time out - Non-exclusionary time-out describes a response to challenging behaviour in which carers withdraw their attention from the child or young person or withdraw from interaction or shared activity for a period of time so as not to reinforce the unacceptable behaviour.
    • A. 

      Prohibited

    • B. 

      Restricted

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