WSR 07-20-028




[ Filed September 24, 2007, 2:00 p.m. ]

Notice of Interpretive or Policy Statements

In accordance with RCW 34.05.230(12), following is a list of policy and interpretive statements issued by the department of social and health services.

Health and Recovery Services Administration

Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Document Title: WAC Implementation Guide (WIG).

Subject: Chapter 388-805 WAC, Certification requirements for chemical dependency service providers.

Effective Date: October 1, 2007.

Document Description: Washington state department of social and health services (DSHS)/health and recovery services administration (HRSA), division of alcohol and substance abuse (DASA), "WAC Implementation Guide" (WIG) is a resource manual about chapter 388-508 WAC that is used by Washington state certified chemical dependency service providers. The WIG provides interpretive guidelines, background information, additional resource information, and general expectations about chapter 388-805 WAC, and describes survey procedures used by DSHS DASA certification specialists during an on-site survey.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Washington State Alcohol/Drug Clearinghouse, 6535 5th Place South, Seattle, WA 98108-0243, phone 1-800-662-9111 (from within Washington), (206) 725-9696 (from Seattle or outside Washington), TDD/TTY (800) 833-6388, fax (206) 760-0589, e-mail, web site to access the WIG in PDF or Microsoft Word, see the DASA web site, the clearinghouse web site is

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