WAC 388-877B-0370: Chemical dependency outpatient treatment services—Chemical dependency counseling subject to RCW 46.61.5056

Link to law: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=388-877B-0370
Published: 2015

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Chemical dependency outpatient treatment services—Chemical dependency counseling subject to RCW 46.61.5056.









Chemical dependency outpatient treatment services provided to an individual convicted of driving under the influence or physical control under RCW 46.61.5056 are subject to the requirements in this section. An agency providing outpatient treatment services subject to RCW 46.61.5056 must ensure treatment is completed as follows: (1) Treatment during the first sixty days must include: (a) Weekly group or individual chemical dependency counseling sessions according to the individual service plan. (b) One individual chemical dependency counseling session of not less than thirty minutes duration, excluding the time taken for a chemical dependency assessment, for each individual, according to the individual service plan. (c) Alcohol and drug basic education for each individual. (d) Participation in self-help groups for an individual with a diagnosis of substance dependence. Participation must be documented in the individual's clinical record. (e) The balance of the sixty-day time period for individuals who complete intensive inpatient chemical dependency treatment services must include, at a minimum, weekly outpatient counseling sessions according to the individual service plan. (2) The next one hundred twenty days of treatment includes: (a) Group or individual chemical dependency counseling sessions every two weeks according to the individual service plan. (b) One individual chemical dependency counseling session of not less than thirty minutes duration, every sixty days according to the individual service plan. (c) Referral of each individual for ongoing treatment or support, as necessary, using PPC, upon completion of one hundred eighty days of treatment. (3) For an individual who is assessed with insufficient evidence of a substance use disorder, a chemical dependency professional (CDP) must refer the individual to alcohol/drug information school. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20A.550, 74.04.050, 74.08.090 and chapters 70.02, 71.24 RCW. WSR 14-18-014, § 388-877B-0370, filed 8/22/14, effective 9/22/14. Statutory Authority: Chapters 70.02, 70.96A, 71.05, 71.24, 71.34, 74.50 RCW, RCW 74.08.090, 43.20A.890, and 42 C.F.R. Part 8. WSR 13-12-053, § 388-877B-0370, filed 5/31/13, effective 7/1/13.]