PDFWAC 110-147-1535

What information can be shared about a child or a child's family?

(1) Information about a child or the child's family is confidential and must only be shared with people directly involved in the case plan for a child.
(2) You may discuss information about the child, the child's family, and the case plan only with:
(a) A representative of the department, including staff from child welfare, LD, and DDA;
(b) A representative of the department of health, the office of the state fire marshal, and the office of the family and children's ombuds;
(c) An agency program staff;
(d) The child's attorney;
(e) The child's assigned guardian ad litem or court-appointed special advocate; or
(f) Others designated by the child's DCYF caseworker.
(3) You may check with your child's DCYF caseworker for guidance about sharing information with the child's teacher, counselor, doctor, respite care provider, any other professional, or others involved in the case plan.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 22-11-091, § 110-147-1535, filed 5/18/22, effective 6/18/22. WSR 18-14-078, recodified as § 110-147-1535, filed 6/29/18, effective 7/1/18. Statutory Authority: Chapters 13.34 and 74.13 RCW, RCW 74.15.030(2), 74.15.311(2), 74.13.032, 13.04.011, 74.13.020, 13.34.030, 74.13.031, 13.34.145, 74.15.311, 74.15.030, and 2013 c 105. WSR 15-01-069, § 388-147-1535, filed 12/11/14, effective 1/11/15.]