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Implementation of Positive Behavioral Supports on a Youth Psychiatric Inpatient Unit

Agenda Number: I13

Elizabeth Reynolds, Marco Grados, Jessica Hankinson, Caris Perry-Parrish, and Rick Ostrander, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; Nancy Praglowski, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD


Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports was implemented on a youth psychiatric inpatient unit. The study covered a 4-year period and found meaningful reductions in the use of seclusion/restraint and PRN medication for agitation.

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Old Town AB

Start Time:

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm