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Chemical dependency specialist servicesTo be available at children and family services officesTraining in uniform screening.

*** CHANGE IN 2019 *** (SEE 5432-S2.SL) ***
(1) The department of social and health services shall contract for chemical dependency specialist services at division of children and family services offices to enhance the timeliness and quality of child protective services assessments and to better connect families to needed treatment services.
(2) The chemical dependency specialist's duties may include, but are not limited to: Conducting on-site substance use disorder screening and assessment, facilitating progress reports to department of social and health services employees, in-service training of department of social and health services employees and staff on substance use disorder issues, referring clients from the department of social and health services to treatment providers, and providing consultation on cases to department of social and health services employees.
(3) The department of social and health services shall provide training in and ensure that each case-carrying employee is trained in uniform screening for mental health and substance use disorder.

NOTES:

FindingsIntentEffective date2018 c 201: See notes following RCW 41.05.018.
Effective dates2016 sp.s. c 29: See note following RCW 71.05.760.
Short titleRight of action2016 sp.s. c 29: See notes following RCW 71.05.010.
Effective date2011 c 89: See note following RCW 18.320.005.
Findings2011 c 89: See RCW 18.320.005.
FindingsIntentSeverabilityApplicationConstructionCaptions, part headings, subheadings not lawAdoption of rulesEffective dates2005 c 504: See notes following RCW 71.05.027.
AlphabetizationCorrection of references2005 c 504: See note following RCW 71.05.020.
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