13.34.420  <<  13.34.425 >>   13.34.430

Qualified residential treatment programPlacementHearing. (Effective October 1, 2019.)

If a child is placed in a qualified residential treatment program as defined in this chapter, the court shall, within sixty days of placement, hold a hearing to:
(1) Consider the assessment required under RCW 13.34.420 and submitted as part of the department's social study, and any related documentation;
(2) Determine whether placement in foster care can meet the child's needs or if placement in another available placement setting best meets the child's needs in the least restrictive environment; and
(3) Approve or disapprove the child's placement in the qualified residential treatment program.

NOTES:

Effective date2019 c 172 §§ 3, 4, and 10-15: See note following RCW 13.34.420.
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