The restrictiveness of different settings will vary on the basis of the quality of staff, of supervision, of programming and the types of young people in the setting. A range of indicators can be tracked to reflect the restrictiveness of a specific setting, these include the use of restraints, psychotropics, isolation, one-on-one shadowing and police interventions.

Data Source

Timeframe for reporting

Examples from other jurisdictions

Serious Occurrence Reports and Reviewer Reports

Within two years

Use of psychotropic medication among youth in foster care (California Child Welfare Indicators Project, 2016: See Measure 5a.1)