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Research Is Needed to Evaluate the Use of Restraints on Children in Out-of-Home Care Settings

ProfessorDanielPollackUsing seclusion and restraints on children can result in injury and liability, however in some last resort cases seclusion and restraint might be necessary to protect children or others.

There is too little information available as how frequently the use of seclusion or restraint occur in out-of-home care settings such as foster parents or day care settings.  In a recent article, Daniel Pollack, a professor at Yeshiva University’s School of Social Work in  New York City explains why more research is needed to evaluate these type of cases.

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