(1) The purpose of this chapter is to establish rules for background checks conducted by children's administration (CA), and the division of developmental disabilities (DDD) at the department of social and health services (DSHS). The department does background checks on individuals who are licensed, certified, contracted, or authorized to care for or have unsupervised access to children and to individuals with a developmental disability. Background checks are conducted to find and evaluate any history of criminal convictions or civil adjudication proceedings, including those involving abuse, abandonment, financial exploitation, or neglect of a child or vulnerable adult.
(2) This chapter also defines when the one hundred twenty-day provisional hire is allowed by DSHS. WAC 388-06-0500
apply to all DSHS administrations.
(3) WAC 388-06-0600
of this chapter includes the background check requirements for DSHS employees and applicants seeking, working or serving in a covered position.
(4) WAC 388-06-0700
of this chapter describes the responsibilities of the background check central unit.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.39A.055, 74.39A.050, 74.39A.095, 74.39A.260, 43.20A.710, and 43.43.837. 10-16-083, § 388-06-0010, filed 7/30/10, effective 8/30/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710, and 2007 c 387. 09-03-003, § 388-06-0010, filed 1/8/09, effective 2/8/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. 01-18-025, § 388-06-0010, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.]