Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-6-902 - Prohibitions

A. The following behavioral intervention techniques are prohibited:
1. The use of seclusion (locked time-out rooms).
2. The use of overcorrection.
3. The application of noxious stimuli.
4. Physical restraints, including mechanical restraints, when used as a negative consequence to a behavior.
B. The use of behavior modifying medications is prohibited, except as specified in R6-6-909, if:
1. They are administered on an "as needed" or "PRN" basis; or
2. They are in dosages which interfere with the client's daily living activities; or
3. They are used in the absence of a behavior treatment plan.
C. No person shall implement a behavior treatment plan which:
1. Is not included as a part of the ISPP; and
2. Falls under R6-6-903(A), without approval of the PRC.


Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-6-902
Adopted effective February 21, 1990 (Supp. 90-1). Amended effective June 7, 1993, under an exemption from A.R.S. Title 41, Chapter 6 (Supp. 93-2). Former Section R6-6-902 renumbered to R6-6-901, new Section R6-6-902 renumbered from R6-6-903 and amended effective September 30, 1993, under an exemption from A.R.S. Title 41, Chapter 6 (Supp. 93-3).

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