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PDFWAC 110-145-1460

What are the duties and qualifications for case management consultants?

(1) An agency must have case management consultants available as needed to work with its staff, the children and youth in care, and the families of children and youth in care. Additional consultants may be used to support programs and services.
(2) A case management consultant is responsible for:
(a) Reviewing treatment or case plans as appropriate;
(b) Consulting with or supervising case managers at least one hour for every 40 hours of case management work. Staff consultations must be documented and available for staff to review as needed;
(c) Monitoring and documenting the skill development of staff; and
(d) Complying with any professional accreditation requirements that apply to the agency.
(3) Each case management consultant must have:
(a) A master's degree from an accredited college or university;
(b) The training, experience, knowledge, and demonstrated skills for each area which they will be supervising or advising;
(c) The ability to ensure staff develop their skills, are adequately trained, and have the understanding needed to effectively manage cases; and
(d) Knowledge of mandatory child abuse and neglect reporting requirements.
(4) A case management consultant may be employed by an agency or operate under a contract.
(5) A case management consultant must meet or exceed the professional competency requirements and academic training required by their professional field.
(6) In addition to the requirements in this section, a case management consultant working in an emergency respite center must have training and experience in early childhood education.
(7) A case management consultant must meet any written and signed agreement between the agency and any state governmental entity, if applicable. If the requirements of this section conflict with the terms in a written and signed agreement, then the higher standard will apply.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 22-17-004, § 110-145-1460, filed 8/3/22, effective 10/1/22. WSR 18-14-078, recodified as § 110-145-1460, filed 6/29/18, effective 7/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.010, 74.15.030, 74.15.040, 74.15.090, 74.13.031, 74.39A.056, 43.43.832. WSR 18-11-138, § 388-145-1460, filed 5/23/18, effective 6/23/18. Statutory Authority: Chapters 13.34 and 74.13 RCW, RCW 74.15.030(2), 74.15.311(2), 74.13.032, 13.04.011, 74.13.020, 13.34.030, 74.13.031, 13.34.145, 74.15.311, 74.15.030, and 2013 c 105. WSR 15-01-069, § 388-145-1460, filed 12/11/14, effective 1/11/15.]
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