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PDFWAC 388-875-0060

Individualized treatment.

(1) Whenever a person is committed to the secretary as criminally insane, the treatment facility to which the person is assigned must, within fifteen days of admission to the facility, evaluate and diagnose the committed person for the purpose of devising an individualized treatment program.
(2) Every person, committed to the secretary as criminally insane, must have an individualized treatment plan formulated by the treatment facility. This plan shall be developed by appropriate treatment team members and implemented as soon as possible but no later than fifteen days after the person is admitted to the treatment facility. Each individualized treatment plan must include, but not be limited to:
(a) A statement of the nature of the specific problems and specific needs of the patient;
(b) A statement of the physical setting necessary to achieve the purposes of commitment;
(c) A description of intermediate and long-range treatment goals, with a projected timetable for their attainment;
(d) A statement and rationale for the plan of treatment for achieving these intermediate and long-range goals;
(e) A specification of staff responsibility and a description of proposed staff involvement with a patient in order to attain these treatment goals; and
(f) Criteria for recommendation to the court for release.
(3) This individualized treatment plan must be reviewed by the treatment facility periodically, at least every six months.
(4) This individualized treatment plan must be made available to the committing court, and other authorized persons or entities, upon request.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 10.77 RCW, RCW 72.01.090, 70.02.290, 70.02.340, 71.05.560, 71.24.035 (5)(c), and 71.34.380. WSR 19-11-055, § 388-875-0060, filed 5/13/19, effective 6/13/19. Statutory Authority: Chapter 10.77 RCW. WSR 01-01-008, amended and recodified as § 388-875-0060, filed 12/6/00, effective 1/6/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 72.01.090. WSR 79-03-038 (Order 1373), § 275-59-060, filed 3/1/79; Order 846, § 275-59-060, filed 8/9/73.]
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