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WAC 110-80-0250

If the adoptive parent requests residential placement services for their adopted child, what department requirements apply?

(1) The adoption support program is not able to pay for residential treatment placements of children who are not in department custody. See RCW 74.13.080 and WAC 388-25-0025.
(2) If the adoptive parent is in need of residential treatment services for a child, the department will make the following referrals:
(a) For treatment of a mental illness, the department will refer the family to the local mental health treatment provider;
(b) If the child has been diagnosed with a physical, mental, developmental, cognitive or emotional disability, the department will refer the family to the developmental disabilities administration (DDA) to determine whether the child is eligible for services; or
(c) For reasons other than treatment of mental illness or developmental disabilities, the department will refer the adoptive parent to child welfare services at the local children's administration office.
[WSR 18-14-078, recodified as § 110-80-0250, filed 6/29/18, effective 7/1/18. Statutory Authority: 42 U.S.C. § 671-675, RCW 26.33.340, 74.13A.020, 74.13A.030, 74.13A.040, 74.13A.045, 74.13A.047, 74.13A.060, 74.13A.075, 74.13A.085, 74.13A.100, 74.15.020, 45 C.F.R. § 1356.40, RCW 74.13.080 and WAC 388-25-0025. WSR 18-14-008, § 388-27-0260, filed 6/21/18, effective 7/22/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.13.031. WSR 01-08-045, § 388-27-0260, filed 3/30/01, effective 4/30/01.]
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