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PDFWAC 388-880-040

Individualized treatment.

(1) When the court detains a person or commits a person to the SCC, SCC staff persons designated by the clinical director shall develop an individual treatment plan (ITP) for the person. The resident shall have an opportunity to participate in the treatment planning process.
(2) The ITP shall be based upon, but not limited to, the following information as may be available:
(a) The person's offense history;
(b) A psycho-social history;
(c) The person's most recent evaluation; and
(d) A statement of high risk factors for potential reoffense, as may be ascertained over time.
(3) The ITP shall include, but not be limited to:
(a) A description of the person's specific treatment needs in:
(i) Sex offender specific treatment;
(ii) Substance abuse treatment, as applicable;
(iii) Supports to promote psychiatric stability, as applicable;
(iv) Supports for medical conditions and disability, as applicable;
(v) Social, family, and life skills.
(b) An outline of intermediate and long-range treatment goals, with cognitive and behavioral interventions for achieving the goals;
(c) A description of SCC staff persons' responsibilities; and
(d) A general plan and criteria, keyed to the resident's achievement of long-range treatment goals, for recommending to the court whether the person should be released to a less restrictive alternative.
(4) SCC staff persons shall review the person's ITP every six months.
(a) A new treatment plan will be issued every twelve months or more often as needed.
(b) Existing treatment plans will be reviewed at least once every six months by the treatment team, this review shall be documented in a progress note.
(c) The review or reissue of a resident's treatment plan may occur at anytime based on the resident's behavior or treatment status.
(5) A court-detained person's plan may include access to program services and opportunities available to persons who are civilly committed, with the exception that the court-detained person may be restricted in employment and other activities, depending on program resources and incentives reserved for persons who are civilly committed and/or actively involved in treatment.
(6) Nothing in this chapter shall exclude a court-detained person from engaging in the sex offender treatment program and, should the person elect to engage in treatment before the person's commitment trial:
(a) The person shall be accorded privileges and access to program services in a like manner as are accorded to a civilly committed person in treatment; and
(b) Shall not, solely by reason of the person's voluntary participation in treatment, be judged nor assumed by staff, administrators or professional persons of the SCC or of the department to meet the definition of a sexually violent predator under chapter 71.09 RCW.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 71.09 RCW and RCW 72.01.090. WSR 10-13-130, § 388-880-040, filed 6/22/10, effective 7/23/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 71.09.040(4). WSR 03-23-022, § 388-880-040, filed 11/10/03, effective 12/11/03. Statutory Authority: Chapter 71.09 RCW, 2000 c 44, 2001 c 286. WSR 02-02-054, § 388-880-040, filed 12/27/01, effective 1/27/02. WSR 99-21-001, recodified as § 388-880-040, filed 10/6/99, effective 10/6/99. Statutory Authority: 1990 c 3. WSR 90-17-120 (Order 3054), § 275-155-040, filed 8/21/90, effective 9/21/90.]
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