APRAIS

AcronymDefinition
APRAISAlliance to Prevent Restraint Aversive Interventions and Seclusion (est. 2004)
APRAISAlliance to Prevent Restraint Aversive Interventions (The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps; Washington, DC)
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Arizona's new APRAIS intimate partner risk assessment tool is the product of two years of work by a multi-disciplinary group of judges, prosecutors, law enforcement officers, victim advocates, defense attorneys, and academics.
This instrument, known by the researchers as the Arizona intimate Partner Risk Assessment Instrument System (APRAIS), evaluates whether a victim is at elevated risk or high risk for future severe re-assault from her abuser within seven months of the presenting offense.
Among the most prominent of these efforts include: (a) The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) which has indicated that it is committed ultimately eliminating the use of restraint and seclusion, (b) National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) consisting of administrators of state psychiatric hospitals has adopted a formal position state calling for the reduction and ultimate elimination of the use of restraint and seclusion, (c) the Alliance to Prevent Restraint, Aversive Intervention and Seclusion (APRAIS) which is a coalition of organizations advocating for the reduction or elimination of restraint, aversive interventions and seclusion especially in children's programs.