Does a treatment program need knowledge of the domestic violence laws and justice system practices?
A treatment program must show evidence of an understanding of the laws pertaining to domestic violence and the operation of the justice system. At a minimum, a program must be familiar with:
(1) State laws regulating the response to domestic violence by the criminal justice system;
(2) Relief available to victims of domestic violence offered by:
(a) Washington domestic violence law and civil protection orders;
(b) Criminal no-contact orders; and
(c) Civil restraining orders.
(3) Local law enforcement, prosecution, and court and probation policies regarding domestic violence cases.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 26.50.150
. WSR 01-08-046, § 388-60-0425, filed 3/30/01, effective 4/30/01.]