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WAC 388-101-4170

Mandated reporting policies and procedures.

(1) The service provider must develop, train on and implement written policies and procedures for:
(a) Immediately reporting mandated reporting incidents to:
(i) The department and law enforcement;
(ii) Appropriate persons within the service provider's agency as designated by the service provider; and
(iii) The alleged victim's legal representative.
(b) Protecting clients;
(c) Preserving evidence when necessary; and
(d) Initiating an outside review or investigation.
(2) The service provider must not have or implement any policies or procedures that interfere with a mandated reporter's obligation to report.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.080. WSR 10-03-065, § 388-101-4170, filed 1/15/10, effective 2/15/10. Statutory Authority: Chapter 71A.12 RCW. WSR 08-02-022, § 388-101-4170, filed 12/21/07, effective 2/1/08.]
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