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Crisis Prevention Institute Encouraged by Legislation to Address Misuse of Restraint and Seclusion

Wisconsin, December 11, 2009
Brookfield, WI (PRWEB) December 11, 2009 -- Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), the world's leading training organization specializing in the safe management of disruptive and assaultive behavior, today expressed support for legislation introduced by U.S. Reps. George Miller (CA) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA) and companion legislation by Sen. Chris Dodd (CT) to protect children from harmful uses of restraint and seclusion in schools.

“This legislation is a major stride forward in establishing federal policies to protect students and guide school personnel in ensuring classrooms are safe places for all,” said Tony Jace, CEO, Crisis Prevention Institute. “We look forward to working with Congressional leaders to bolster the proposed legislation to ensure that it establishes clear and effective accountability measures and outcomes and provides for ongoing professional development, training, and support.”

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