TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER III: DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER e: REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE
PART 409 LICENSING STANDARDS FOR YOUTH TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PROGRAMS
SECTION 409.310 DISCIPLINE AND CONTROL OF RESIDENTS
Section 409.310 Discipline and Control of Residents
a) The use of discipline and behavior management techniques in the YTHP shall be in accordance with 89 Ill. Adm. Code 384 (Behavior Treatment in Residential Child Care Facilities).
b) YTHPs shall not institute an organized self-governance program, use confinement techniques to control residents other than the provisions indicated in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 384 (Behavior Treatment in Residential Child Care Facilities), administer psychotropic medications, or operate secure residential care facilities.
c) The use of restraints/confinement shall be limited to incidents or events in which it is briefly required to ensure the youth's safety, the safety of other residents, or the safety of staff. Law enforcement authorities shall be immediately notified. Youth who pose a threat of self injury or appear to have a mental health disorder shall be referred to emergency health services.