Increase the number of settings that have implemented an organizational change strategy that promotes a culture of non-violence and utilizes best practice models, including evidence-based positive behavioral support practices.
Align and coordinate state-wide policies and regulations regarding the use of restraint and seclusion which reflect the intent and principles of this initiative.
Decrease the incidents of restraint and seclusion for youth served in all educational and treatment settings.
Increase the extent to which programs and schools involve families in the development and ongoing review of behavioral support policies and practices.
Provide resources and training for providers to increase their capacity to prevent and reduce the use of restraint and seclusion.
Improve the educational and permanency outcomes for children being served by all Interagency Initiative partners.