How is a decision made for out-of-home placement?
A parent makes a written request for out-of-home placement, to her/his child's case manager. Prior to a decision for out-of-home placement, a staffing is held. The purpose of the staffing is to determine whether all other available and appropriate services have been used or could be used by the family. The parents, the DDD case manager, the DDD social worker, and/or resource developer and where appropriate, DCFS social worker may participate in staffings.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.13.350
. WSR 02-22-057, § 388-826-0030, filed 10/31/02, effective 12/1/02.]