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PDFWAC 388-71-0893

Who must complete the nine-hour basic training and by when must it be completed?

(1) Unless exempt from the basic training requirements under WAC 388-71-0839 (1) through (7), an individual provider must complete orientation and safety training and nine hours of training within 120 days of the date of hire as described in WAC 388-71-0837 if the provider meets the following criteria:
(a) Provides respite services for individuals with developmental disabilities receiving services under Title 71A RCW; and
(b) Works 300 hours or less of respite in any calendar year.
(2) The individual provider must complete the orientation and safety training before providing care.
(3) The training partnership identified in RCW 74.39A.360 must offer at least 12 of the 14 total hours online and five of these online hours must be individually selected from elective courses.
(4) An individual must complete the nine hours basic training required under this section within 120 days of the long-term care worker's date of hire.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.88B.021, 18.88B.041, 18.88B.060, 74.08.090, 74.39A.076, and 74.39A.341. WSR 24-05-003, § 388-71-0893, filed 2/8/24, effective 3/10/24. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520, 43.43.832, 74.39A.270, 74.39A.056, 74.39A.074, 43.20A.710, 74.39A.525, 43.43.842, 74.39A.326, 74.39A.515, 74.39A.505, 18.88B.021, 43.43.837 and 2018 c 278. WSR 21-18-081, § 388-71-0893, filed 8/30/21, effective 10/1/21.]
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