Last Update: 4/10/18

Chapter 388-61A WAC

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIM SERVICES AND PREVENTION EFFORTS

WAC Sections

DEFINITIONS
What definitions apply to this chapter?
SERVICE STANDARDS
What is the legal basis for establishing minimum standards for domestic violence programs?
What is the purpose of this chapter?
What service model must be used to provide the services required by this chapter?
Is the department required to provide funding to any program that requests funding?
What services must a department-funded domestic violence program provide?
What are the requirements for providing emergency shelter?
What services and resources must be available to children/youth residing in emergency shelter?
What are the requirements for a crisis hotline or helpline?
PREVENTION STANDARDS
What prevention efforts must you provide?
What activities are not considered prevention?
ADMINISTRATIVE STANDARDS
What information must be in a client's file?
What information must the domestic violence program keep confidential?
What information may be disclosed?
What are the requirements for a written waiver of confidentiality?
What must you provide to clients about their right to confidentiality?
What type of training is required for staff of the domestic violence program?
How should training be documented?
Must supervisors of domestic violence program staff have specific experience and training?
What written policies or procedures do you need to have?
FACILITY STANDARDS FOR EMERGENCY SHELTER
What safety requirements are emergency shelters required to meet?
What are the requirements for bedrooms?
What are the requirements for cribs or bassinets?
What kind of diaper changing area must I provide?
What are the kitchen requirements?
What are the requirements for providing food to clients residing in emergency shelter?
What are the requirements for providing clothing to clients residing in emergency shelter?
What personal hygiene items do I need to provide to clients residing in emergency shelter?
What are the requirements for toilets, sinks, and bathing facilities?
What types of linen do I need to provide to clients?
What are the requirements for laundry facilities?
What are the requirements for drinking water?
What are the requirements for sewage and liquid wastes?
What kind of heating is required?
How must I ventilate the emergency shelter?
How much lighting is required in the emergency shelter?
What are the requirements about pets in the emergency shelter?
What first-aid supplies must I provide?
What are the requirements for storing medications?
What measures must I take for pest control?
What are the requirements for labeling and storing chemicals and toxic materials?
Where do I keep firearms and other dangerous weapons?
COMPLIANCE WITH STANDARDS
Will the department evaluate its contractors?
What will happen if I am out of compliance with the minimum standards or my contract?
What will happen if there is a complaint to the department about the contractor?
May the department waive any of the minimum standards of this chapter?
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