PDFWAC 110-147-1705

What requirements must I meet to provide specialized adoption services?

(1) Specialized adoptive services are intercountry adoption, interstate adoption and adoptions for children with special needs such as intellectual and developmental disabilities or emotional disabilities.
(2) If your agency is providing specialized adoptive services, you must have supervisory staff with specialized training in the particular area of adoption that you want to provide.
(3) If you are facilitating the adoptive placement of children who have special needs, you must have adoptive families who are able to meet the children's special needs, such as behavioral disturbance, medical problems or intellectual and developmental disabilities.
[WSR 18-14-078, recodified as § 110-147-1705, 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, § 388-147-1705, filed 12/11/14, effective 1/11/15.]