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Office of Mental Health

Use of Seclusion/Restraint Reduction Tools

Overviews

Presentation and Resource Name Form
Creating Violence Free and Coercion Free Mental Health Treatment Environments for the Reduction of Seclusion and Restraint PDF DocumentLeaving OMH site
Triggers, Warning Signs and Coping Strategies: Beyond the ICPP PowerPoint Document
Primary Prevention Tools PowerPoint Document

Comfort Rooms

Presentation and Resource Name Form
Comfort and Comforting Environments PDF DocumentLeaving OMH site
Comfort Rooms: A Preventative Tool Used to Reduce the Use of Restraint and Seclusion in Facilities that Serve Individuals With Mental Illness PDF Document *
Creating Comfort: Providers Share Lessons Learned from Implementing Comfort Rooms PDF Document

Sensory Modulation

Presentation and Resource Name Form
Guidelines for the Use of Sensory Modulation Equipment and Sensory/Comfort Rooms for HHC Psychiatric Inpatient Services PDF DocumentLeaving OMH site
Sensory Modulation & Trauma-informed Care PowerPoint Document
Sensory Modulation & Trauma-informed Care: Introductory Presentation PowerPoint Document

Other Tools

Presentation and Resource Name Form
Effective Leadership Strategies in Successful Organizational Change: First Person Language PowerPoint Document
The Human Connection PDF Document
Self-Injury Bibliography PDF Document
Inspirational Poster on Resilience - 1 PDF Document *
Inspirational Poster on Resilience - 2 PDF Document *
Inspirational Poster on Resilience - 3 PDF Document *

* If you are having accessibility issues with the previous documents, please contact Omer Jirdeh, or call (518) 473-4144.