Research and analysis

Report on the impact of head-hold restraint techniques

Report examining the physiological and psychological impact of head-hold restraint techniques.


Assessing the Physiological and Psychological Impacts of Head-Hold Restraint Techniques

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Research commissioned by the YJB to look at the impact of four different head-hold techniques. One of these techniques is used within the Minimising and Managing Physical Restraint (MMPR) behaviour management system, which is currently being rolled out in under-18 young offender institutions and secure training centres for young people.

Published 30 July 2015