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Restraint & Time Out in PowerSchool Teacher

If an incident occurs that warrants restraint and/or time out, you can submit an entry detailing the occurrence. Once submitted, the entry appears on the school administrator's Restraint & Time Out dashboard. If you need to edit or delete the entry, contact your school administrator for assistance.

Only applicable if enabled by your district.


  1. Sign in to the PowerSchool Teach portal.
  2. Click the Student Information (backpack) icon next to the class you want to work with.
  3. Click the last name of the student you want to work with.
  4. Choose Restraint & Time Out from the Select screens pop-up menu.
  5. Click New.
  6. Use the table to enter information in the following fields:

    Field

    Description

    Table[FieldName]
    Occurrence Date

    Enter the date of the occurrence.

    Defaults to today's date. Date cannot be a future date.

    [S_STU_RESTRAINT_SECL_C]OccurrenceDate
    Occurrence Start Time

    Enter the time the occurrence started.

    [S_STU_RESTRAINT_SECL_C]OccurrenceStartTime
    Occurrence End Time

    Enter the time the occurrence ended.

    End time cannot be before start time.

    [S_STU_RESTRAINT_SECL_C]OccurrenceEndTime
    Event Type

    Indicate the type of event:

    • Time Out
    • Isolated Time Out
    • Physical Restraint
    • Mechanical restraint
    • Seclusion
    [S_STU_RESTRAINT_SECL_C]EventType
    Imminent Danger to SelfWhether the student is an imminent danger to self.[S_STU_RESTRAINT_SECL_C]ImminentDangerSelf
    Imminent Danger to StaffWhether the student is an imminent danger to staff.[S_STU_RESTRAINT_SECL_C]ImminentDangerStaff
    Imminent Danger to Other StudentsWhether the student is an imminent danger to other students.[S_STU_RESTRAINT_SECL_C]ImminentDangerOtherStu
    User IDThe user ID.[S_STU_RESTRAINT_SECL_C]UserID
    NotesEnter additional information, if needed.[S_STU_RESTRAINT_SECL_C]Notes
    Parent ContactedIndicates if the parent is contacted or not[S_STU_RESTRAINT_SECL_C]ParentContacted
  7. Click Submit.
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