Restraint in Schools: How This Practice is Used on Maine Students & What Methods May Work Better


  • Ross Greene, founder, Lives in the Balance; clinical child psychologist and author of the books The Explosive Child, Lost at School, Lost & Found, and Raising Human Beings; developed the model of intervention called Collaborative & Proactive Solutions
  • Ben Jones, attorney, Disability Rights Maine, and author of the May 2019 report "Restraint and Seclusion in Maine Schools"
  • Pender Makin, Commissioner, Maine Department of Education
  • Patty Chamard & Jennifer Johnson - Two mothers with children who've been subjected to restraint and seclusion

Source: Maine Calling, September 6, 2019