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WAC 246-341-0742

Outpatient servicesSubstance use disorder assessment only services.

Substance use disorder assessment only services are provided to an individual to determine the individual's involvement with alcohol and other drugs and determine the appropriate course of care or referral.
(1) A behavioral health agency certified for assessment only services may choose to become certified to also provide driving under the influence (DUI) assessment services described in WAC 246-341-0820.
(2) An agency certified to provide assessment only services must meet the behavioral health agency licensure, certification, administration, personnel, and clinical requirements in WAC 246-341-0300 through 246-341-0650 except where specifically indicated.
(3) An agency providing assessment only services:
(a) Must review, evaluate, and document information provided by the individual;
(b) May include information from external sources such as family, support individuals, legal entities, courts, and employers; and
(c) Is not required to meet the individual service plan requirements in WAC 246-341-0620.
(4) An agency must maintain and provide a list of resources, including self-help groups, and referral options that can be used by staff members to refer an individual to appropriate services.
(5) An agency that offers off-site assessment services must meet the requirements in WAC 246-341-0342.
(6) An agency providing assessment only services must ensure all assessment only services are provided by a chemical dependency professional (CDP).
[Statutory Authority: 2018 c 201 and 2018 c 291. WSR 19-09-062, § 246-341-0742, filed 4/16/19, effective 5/17/19.]
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