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Monitoring of residential program by department of social and health servicesRecommendationsComprehensive child health and safety reviewsAccess to records and documentsSafety standards.

(1) The department of social and health services must periodically monitor the residential program at the state school for the deaf, including but not limited to examining the residential-related policies and procedures as well as the residential facilities. The department of social and health services must make recommendations to the director and the board of trustees of the center or its successor board on health and safety improvements related to child safety and well-being. The department of social and health services must conduct the monitoring reviews at least annually. The director or the director's designee may from time to time request technical assistance from the department of social and health services.
(2) The department of social and health services must conduct a comprehensive child health and safety review, as defined in rule, of the residential program at the state school for the deaf every three years.
(3) The state school for the deaf must provide the department of social and health services' staff with full and complete access to all records and documents that the department staff may request to carry out the requirements of this section. The department of social and health services must have full and complete access to all students and staff of the state school for the deaf to conduct interviews to carry out the requirements of this section.
(4) For the purposes of this section, the department of social and health services must use the safety standards established in this chapter when conducting the reviews.

NOTES:

FindingsIntent2009 c 381: See note following RCW 72.40.015.
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