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WAC 246-341-0730

Outpatient servicesโ€”Consumer-run recovery supportโ€”Clubhousesโ€”Required clubhouse components.

(1) The department certifies consumer-run clubhouses under the provision of RCW 71.24.035. International center for clubhouse development certification is not a substitute for certification by the state of Washington.
(2) Required clubhouse components include all of the following:
(a) Voluntary member participation. Clubhouse members choose the way they use the clubhouse and the staff with whom they work. There are no agreements, contracts, schedules, or rules intended to enforce participation of members. All member participation is voluntary. Clubhouse policy and procedures must describe how members will have the opportunity to participate, based on their preferences, in the clubhouse.
(b) The work-ordered day.
(c) Activities, including:
(i) Personal advocacy;
(ii) Help with securing entitlements;
(iii) Information on safe, appropriate, and affordable housing;
(iv) Information related to accessing medical, psychological, pharmacological and substance use disorder services in the community;
(v) Outreach to members during periods of absence from the clubhouse and maintaining contact during periods of inpatient treatment;
(vi) In-house educational programs that use the teaching and tutoring skills of members;
(vii) Connecting members with adult education opportunities in the community;
(viii) An active employment program that assists members to gain and maintain employment in full- or part-time competitive jobs in integrated settings developed in partnership with the member, the clubhouse, and the employer and time-limited, part-time community jobs managed by the clubhouse with absentee coverage provided; and
(ix) An array of social and recreational opportunities.
(d) Operating at least thirty hours per week on a schedule that accommodates the needs of the members.
[Statutory Authority: 2018 c 201 and 2018 c 291. WSR 19-09-062, ยง 246-341-0730, filed 4/16/19, effective 5/17/19.]
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