Parenting is the process of promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social, financial, and intellectual development of a child from infancy to adulthood.

SB 5903: Concerning the provision of funding and services to address homelessness

Bill

SB 5898: Concerning eligibility for public assistance programs

Bill

SB 5894: Concerning behavioral health system reform

Bill

SB 5901: Concerning eligibility for the working connections child care and early childhood education and assistance programs

Bill

2017 Legislative Update - Week 10

Legislative Update

SB 5890: Concerning foster care and adoption support

Bill

2017 Legislative Update - Week 9

Legislative Update

HB 2143: Expanding opportunities for higher education students

Bill

HB 2144: Concerning the taxation of vapor products

Bill

SB 5864: Concerning the goal of ending homelessness

Bill

SB 5863: Requiring the Department of Social and Health Services to adopt outcome and performance measures to evaluate substance use disorder treatment providers

Bill

The Influence of the Supervisory Work Unit on Child Welfare Worker Turnover

Blog

2017 Legislative Update - Week 8

Legislative Update

HB 1401: Requiring the court to remove any person serving as a court-appointed special advocate or volunteer guardian ad litem if that person has made a materially false statement under oath

Bill

SB 5257: Including referred and diverted youth in establishing community juvenile accountability program guidelines

Bill

SB 5030: Concerning human trafficking, prostitution, and commercial sexual abuse of a minor

Bill

SB 5321: Concerning parental rights and responsibilities of sexual assault perpetrators and survivors

Bill

SB 5246: Concerning the department of early learning's access to records and personal information for purposes of determining character and suitability of child care workers and individuals who have unsupervised access to children in child care setti

Bill

2017 Legislative Update - Week 7

Legislative Update

SB 5077: Allowing the department of corrections to provide temporary housing assistance to individuals being released from the Washington corrections center for women.

Bill

HB 1116: Implementing family and medical leave insurance

Bill

HB 1109: Supporting victims of sexual assault.

Bill

2017 Legislative Update - Week 6

Legislative Update

HB 1078: Concerning human trafficking, prostitution, and commercial sexual abuse of a minor

Bill

HB 2117: Granting relatives, including but not limited to grandparents, the right to seek visitation with a child through the courts

Bill

SB 5779: Concerning behavioral health integration in primary care

Bill

SB 5831: Concerning assessment of the needs of girls and young women concurrently involved in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems

Bill

SB 5829: Addressing paid family leave

Bill

HB 2121: Repealing income eligibility for temporary assistance for needy families benefits for a child who lives with a nonparent caregiver

Bill

SB 5818: Health care systems and behavioral health organizations

Bill

HB 2069: Suspending certain rule-making activities of the department of early learning

Bill

HB 2072: Concerning the child rescue fund

Bill

SB 5522: Requiring the department of social and health services to collect and publicly report information on the safe surrender of newborn children.

Bill

SB 5247: Updating certain department of early learning advising and contracting mechanisms to reflect federal requirements, legislative mandates, and planned system improvements

Bill

SB 5107: Creating a local pathway for local governments, school districts, and nonprofit organizations to provide more high quality early learning opportunities by reducing barriers and increasing efficiency

Bill

2017 Legislative Update - Week 5

Legislative Update

SB 5749: Concerning paperwork reduction in order to improve the availability of mental health services to protect children and families

Bill

SB 5763: Implementing recommendations from the children's mental health work group

Bill

SB 5753: Concerning the financing of early learning facilities

Bill

HB 2039: Creating the Washington information and referral access account to provide funds for the Washington information network 211 system

Bill

SB 5765: Repealing certain tax exemptions and deductions to help pay for the full funding of basic education

Bill

SB 5766: Preventing harassment, intimidation, and bullying in public schools

Bill

HB 2061: Excluding holidays and weekends from the time period required for youth shelters to notify parents

Bill

HB 2054: Providing that home-based instruction of a foster child may not be the sole basis for denying a foster-family home license

Bill

SB 5657: Concerning the hosting of the homeless by religious organizations

Bill

HB 2044: Concerning the hosting of the homeless by religious organizations

Bill

HB 2053: Allowing foster children to be homeschooled

Bill

SB 5770: Concerning transfer of jurisdiction from a tribe in dependency cases involving Indian children

Bill

HB 2045: Concerning transfer of jurisdiction from a tribe in dependency cases involving Indian children

Bill

SB 5498: Creating the department of children, youth, and families

Bill

HB 1867: Improving transitions in extended foster care to increase housing stability for foster youth

Bill

HB 2014: Collecting data on hunger in Washington state

Bill

SB 5742: Concerning working connections child care eligibility for applicants or consumers enrolled in programs that will lead to a baccalaureate degree

Bill

HB 2013: Providing for the use of independent mediators to address adverse child care licensing decisions

Bill

HB 2008: Addressing the budgeting process for core state services for children

Bill

SB 5733: Improving student achievement by providing summer programs

Bill

SB 5728: Creating the young adult affordable health care program

Bill

SB 5722: Restricting the practice of conversion therapy

Bill

HB 1957: Establishing community appeals boards that review licensing decisions of the department of early learning

Bill

HB 1988: Implementing a vulnerable youth guardianship program

Bill

HB 1931: Concerning the posting of child abuse and neglect mandated reporter requirements

Bill

HB 1930: Concerning child custody

Bill

HB 1943: Concerning child welfare court proceedings

Bill

SB 5694: Concerning the sealing of juvenile records

Bill

SB 5706: Addressing parent-initiated behavioral health treatment for children aged thirteen to seventeen years old

Bill

SB 5709: Providing notification to parents when a minor accesses behavioral health services

Bill

SB 5696: Concerning breakfast after the bell programs

Bill

Children's Mental Health

Brief

Family Visitation in the Child Welfare System

Brief

2017 Legislative Update - Week 4

Legislative Update

SB 5656: Concerning the goal of ending homelessness

Bill

SB 5588: Developing information concerning racial disproportionality

Bill

HB 1883: Eliminating the placement of foster youth in hotel rooms or department offices

Bill

SB 5605: Aligning the office of the superintendent of public instructions background check authority with that of the department of early learning

Bill

HB 1875: Establishing a pilot project to license outdoor early learning and child care programs

Bill

SB 5631: Concerning the University of Washington's alternative process for awarding contracts

Bill

HB 1861: Concerning the University of Washingtons alternative process for awarding contracts

Bill

SB 5650: Creating the safe streets pilot project

Bill

SB 5625: Allowing minors to consent to share their personally identifying information in the Washington homeless client management information system

Bill

SB 5618: Concerning arrest of sixteen and seventeen year olds for domestic violence assault

Bill

SB 5609: Addressing resource limitations for public assistance

Bill

SB 5608: Allowing minors to consent to share their personally identifying information in the Washington homeless client management information system

Bill

SB 5598: Granting relatives, including but not limited to grandparents, the right to seek visitation with a child through the courts

Bill

SB 5596: Phasing out use of the valid court order exception to place youth in detention for noncriminal behavior

Bill

SB 5580: Concerning professionals qualified to examine individuals in the mental health and substance use disorder treatment systems

Bill

HB 1825: Extending the timeline for completing a family assessment response, allowing the department of social and health services to complete a family assessment response upon the verbal agreement of a parent to participate, and defining disqualifying cr

Bill

HB 1832: Concerning the commercially sexually exploited children statewide coordinating committee

Bill

HB 1831: Revising resource limitations for public assistance

Bill

HB 1816: Concerning information sharing related to implementation of the homeless youth prevention and protection act of 2015

Bill

HB 1815: Concerning the rights of an alleged parent in dependency proceedings

Bill

HB 1814: Concerning notification requirements for the department of social and health services

Bill

SB 5663: Providing support for foster youth in obtaining drivers licenses and automobile liability insurance

Bill

HB 1808: Providing support for foster youth in obtaining drivers licenses and automobile liability insurance

Bill

HB 1797: Concerning encouraging affordable housing development and preservation by providing cities limited sales tax remittance for qualifying investments, providing cities and counties authority to use real estate excise taxes to support affordable hous

Bill

HB 1796: Providing reasonable accommodations in the workplace for pregnant women

Bill

HB 1791: Authorizing the department of social and health services to assess and offer services to child sex trafficking victims

Bill

HB 1790: Concerning dependency petitions where the department of social and health services is the petitioner

Bill

HB 1784: Concerning creation of a certified child safety policy

Bill

HB 1777: Concerning the financing of early learning facilities

Bill

HB 1758: Concerning the business of child care

Bill

SB 5613: Addressing confinement in juvenile rehabilitation facilities for juveniles convicted in adult court

Bill

HB 1743: Addressing confinement in juvenile rehabilitation facilities for juveniles convicted in adult court

Bill

HB 1735: Concerning the department of early learning's access to records and personal information for purposes of determining character and suitability of child care workers and individuals who have unsupervised access to children in child care setti

Bill

HB 1728: Protecting minors from sexual exploitation

Bill

SB 5559: Implementing a vulnerable youth guardianship program

Bill

SB 5531: Providing reasonable accommodations in the workplace for pregnant women

Bill

SB 5529: Concerning dual language in early learning and K-12 education

Bill

SB 5561: Regulating disclosure of information regarding treatment or care of minors

Bill

2017 Legislative Update - Week 3

Legislative Update

HB 1565: Health Coverage for young adults

Bill

HB 1551: Equipment assistance grants to enhance student nutrition in public schools

Bill

HB 1523: Coverage of preventive services

Bill

HB 1522: Community Health Workers

Bill

HB 1508: Promoting student health and readiness through meal and nutrition programs

Bill

HB 1603: Updating the child support economic table

Bill

SB 5443: Concerning fiscal notes

Bill

SB 5485: Collecting data on hunger in Washington state

Bill

SB 5490: Concerning notification requirements for the department of social and health services

Bill

SB 5484: Updating the early learning facilities fund program

Bill

HB 1661: Creating the department of children, youth, and families

Bill

HB 1704: Concerning doula services for incarcerated women

Bill

HB 1719: Updating certain department of early learning advising and contracting mechanisms to reflect federal requirements, legislative mandates, and planned system improvements

Bill

HB 1713: Implementing recommendations from the childrens mental health work group

Bill

HB 1624: Concerning working connections child care eligibility for vulnerable children

Bill

SB 5463: Protecting public safety through responsible storage of firearms

Bill

SB 5461: Authorizing the disestablishment of paternity responsibilities of a nonparent if genetic testing shows by clear and convincing evidence that a man is not the genetic father of a child

Bill

HB 1621: Providing funding allocations to promote childrens health and social-emotional learning

Bill

HB 1618: Concerning family and community engagement coordinators

Bill

HB 1612: Creating a suicide-safer homes project account to support prevention efforts and develop strategies for reducing access to lethal means

Bill

HB 1638: Concerning the provision of trauma-informed child care

Bill

HB 1630: Allowing minors to consent to share their personally identifying information in the Washington homeless client management information system

Bill

HB 1617: Concerning child welfare volunteer guardian ad litem program requirements

Bill

SB 5482: Providing additional funding for the preservation and creation of affordable housing

Bill

HB 1641: Concerning informed consent for nonemergency, outpatient, primary health care services for unaccompanied homeless youth under the federal McKinney-Vento homeless assistance act

Bill

HB 1639: Creating a specialized child care pilot program for vulnerable children

Bill

HB 1628: Concerning the educational success of youth in foster care

Bill

HB 1633: Concerning the preservation of housing options for tenants

Bill

SB 5440: Establishing the legislative-executive Work First poverty reduction oversight task force

Bill

SB 5407: Concerning the preservation of housing options for tenants

Bill

SB 5399: Concerning the use of background checks for persons who work with children, persons with developmental disabilities, and vulnerable adults

Bill

SB 5382: Authorizing the issuance of identicards at a reduced cost to applicants who are under the age of eighteen and without a permanent residence address

Bill

HB 1570: Concerning access to homeless housing and assistance

Bill

HB 1569: Requiring the department of social and health services to request all necessary exemptions and waivers from the federal government to allow students to use electronic benefit transfer cards at institutions of higher education

Bill

HB 1566: Concerning the definition of work activity for the purposes of the WorkFirst program

Bill

HB 1563: Requiring school districts to adopt policies regarding the mandatory posting of the child abuse and neglect hotline

Bill

HB 1557: Creating the safe streets pilot project

Bill

HB 1554: Concerning parenting plans

Bill

HB 1543: Concerning parental rights and responsibilities of sexual assault perpetrators and survivors

Bill

HB 1542: Concerning dropout prevention through engaging youth in farming

Bill

HB 1539: Regarding a curriculum for the prevention of sexual abuse of students

Bill

HB 1524: Increasing success in therapeutic courts

Bill

HB 1518: Improving student achievement by promoting social emotional learning throughout the calendar year

Bill

HB 1511: Concerning the learning assistance program

Bill

HB 1451: Improving language access for public school students and families with limited English proficiency

Bill

SB 5363: Concerning the appointment of counsel for youth in dependency court proceedings

Bill

SB 5357: Establishing a pilot project to license outdoor early learning and child care programs

Bill

SB 5353: Concerning foundational public health services

Bill

SB 5347: Concerning the definition of work activity for the purposes of the WorkFirst program

Bill

HB 1491: Concerning pediatric transitional care centers

Bill

HB 1482: Establishing the legislative-executive WorkFirst poverty reduction oversight task force

Bill

HB 1445: Concerning dual language in early learning and K-12 education

Bill

SHB 1239: Concerning requests for medical records to support an application for social security benefits

Bill

The Impact of Poverty on Children and Families

Brief

Creating a new Department of Children, Youth and Families

Brief

2017 Legislative Update - Week 2

Legislative Update

SB 5252: Addressing the effectiveness of document recording fee surcharge funds that support homeless programs

Bill

SB 5299: Promoting healthy outcomes for pregnant women and infants

Bill

SB 5293: Concerning court-based and school-based efforts to promote attendance and reduce truancy

Bill

SB 5295: Adding the use of shared leave for employees who are sick or temporarily disabled because of pregnancy disability or for the purposes of parental leave to bond with the employee's newborn, adoptive, or foster child

Bill

HB 1434: Adding the use of shared leave for employees who are sick or temporarily disabled because of pregnancy disability or for the purposes of parental leave to bond with the employees newborn, adoptive, or foster child

Bill

HB 1432: Concerning foundational public health services

Bill

HB 1425: Creating the Washington next generation educational savings account pilot program

Bill

HB 1424: Ensuring a parent or guardian has the authority to admit and keep a minor child into a treatment facility for chemical dependency treatment for fourteen days

Bill

SB 5289: Modifying the infraction of and penalties for distracted driving

Bill

HB 1371: Modifying the infraction of and penalties for distracted driving

Bill

HB 1377: Improving students mental health by enhancing nonacademic professional services

Bill

HB 1215: Authorizing innovation schools

Bill

SB 5152: Concerning pediatric transitional care centers

Bill

SB 5155: Concerning suspension and expulsion of kindergarten and early elementary school students

Bill

HB 1379: Implementing a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention and behavioral health in higher education

Bill

HB 1365: Requiring the use of trained meeting facilitators in certain planning meetings involving children, parents, caregivers, and others

Bill

HB 1366: Concerning family reunification in the child welfare process

Bill

HB 1314: Concerning health care authority auditing practices

Bill

SB 5241: Concerning the educational success of youth in foster care

Bill

HB 1312: Requiring the department of social and health services to collect and publicly report information on the safe surrender of newborn children

Bill

HB 1306: Authorizing the termination of all legal responsibilities of a nonparent if genetic testing shows by clear and convincing evidence that a man is not the genetic father of a child

Bill

SB 5163: Addressing unknown changes to the federal affordable care act and the four-year balanced budget requirement

Bill

HB 1290: Removing references to faith-based exemptions regarding criminal mistreatment of children and vulnerable adults

Bill

HB 1265: Providing tax relief to females by exempting feminine hygiene products from retail sales and use taxes

Bill

SHB 1251: Concerning the appointment of counsel for youth in dependency court proceedings

Bill

HB 1197: Concerning respite services for caregivers of people with mental illness

Bill

HB 1236: Encouraging courts to require that children subject to truancy petitions complete and submit assignments

Bill

2017 Legislative Update - Week 1

Legislative Update

HB 1170: Maintaining and facilitating court-based and school-based efforts to promote attendance and reduce truancy.

Bill

SB 5105: Streamlining foster care licensing

Bill

SB 5093: Providing tax relief to females by exempting feminine hygiene products from retail sales and use tax.

Bill

SB 5092: Designating the revenue from the sales and use tax on feminine hygiene products to the women helping women grant program.

Bill

SB 5066: Concerning state budgeting through zero-based budget reviews.

Bill

SB 5032: Implementing family and medical leave insurance.

Bill

SB 5065 : Concerning government performance and accountability

Bill

SB 5050: Banning the sale of assault weapons and large capacity magazines

Bill

HB 1054: Concerning the age of individuals at which ale or distribution of tobacco and vapor products may be made

Bill

SJR 8200: Amending the Constitution to provide for a system of publicly funded schools.

Bill

HB 1047: Protecting the public’s health by creating a system for safe and secure collection and disposal of unwanted medications

Bill

HB 1021: Funding education first

Bill

HB 1011: Allowing the use of gender-segregated facilities

Bill

HB 1122: Protecting public safety through responsible storage of firearms

Bill

Feasibility of Connecting, a substance-abuse prevention program for foster teens and their caregivers.

Publication

POC's Jen Kitajo Receives UW School of Social Work Staff Recognition Award

Blog

Finding Affordable, Innovative Ways to Harness Technology to Combat Homelessness

News

A Game Changer in Improving Systems for Youth

Blog

Join Us For A Poverty Forum

Blog

Strive: Where Are We Today?

Blog

Legislative Update - Special Session - Week 3 (Sine Die!)

Legislative Update

Top 7 Reasons Oliver Will Improve Social Services

Blog

Legislative Update - Special Session - Week 1

Legislative Update

SB 6671: Relating to the review of state and local homelessness prevention, assistance, and housing efforts

Bill

HB 3006: Relating to fully accounting for the cost of basic education by including the costs currently paid through local levies in the four year outlook

Bill

Legislative Update - Week 8

Legislative Update

Legislative Update - Week 7

Legislative Update

SB 5915: Relating to fiscal notes

Bill

SB 5728: Relating to permitting opt-out screening for HIV infection

Bill

HB 2995: Relating to the four-year balanced budget process

Bill

Legislative Update - Week 6

Legislative Update

Governor Inslee Announces Plans for a Separate Children and Families Department

Blog

Legislative Update - Week 5

Legislative Update

Can Innovation Improve Lives of Vulnerable Children and Families?

News

SB 6658: Relating to granting relatives, including but not limited to grandparents, the right to seek visitation with a child through the courts

Bill

HB 1553: Encouraging certificates of restoration of opportunity

Bill

SB 6647: Relating to responding to the crisis of homelessness in Washington

Bill

Legislative Update - Week 4

Legislative Update

HB 2515: Concerning the reimbursement rate primary care providers receive to participate in Medicaid

Bill

SB 6272: Concerning the reimbursement rate primary care providers receive to participate in Medicaid

Bill

HB 2366: Concerning basic education obligations

Bill

HB 1794: Concerning early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families

Bill

SB 6530: Providing public notices of public health, safety, and welfare in a language other than English

Bill

SB 5065: Improving educational opportunities for homeless students through increased state-funded in-school supports, housing stability, and reporting.

Bill

SB 5437: Concerning breakfast after the bell programs

Bill

HB 2964: Relating to eliminating lunch copays for students who qualify for reduced-price lunches

Bill

HB 2183: Relating to a curriculum for the prevention of sexual abuse for students

Bill

SB 6592: Relating to providing adequate time for tenants to relocate due to a rent increase

Bill

HB 2597: Relating to sexual abuse response plans

Bill

HB 1565: Concerning the preservation of housing options for participants in government assistance programs

Bill

HB 2957: Relating to the custody and placement of juveniles

Bill

HB 2958: Ensuring a parent or guardian has authority to admit and keep a minor child into a treatment facility for chemical dependency treatment for fourteen days

Bill

SB 6629: Relating to providing a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products

Bill

ESHB 1295: Relating to breakfast after the bell programs in certain public schools

Bill

HB 2944: Relating to children and psychotropic medication

Bill

SHB 1408: Relating to developing a definition and model for family engagement coordinator and other terms used interchangeable with it

Bill

Legislative Update - Week 3

Legislative Update

SB 6598: Relating to working connections child care eligibility for vulnerable children

Bill

SB 6603: Relating to providing for suicide awareness and prevention education for safer homes

Bill

HB 2939: Relating to requiring the department of social and health services to collect and publicly report information on the safe surrender of newborn children

Bill

SB 6494: Relating to increasing access to adequate and appropriate mental health services for children and youth

Bill

HB 2024: Relating to the use of student housing facilities at the institutions of higher education by homeless students

Bill

HB 2906: Relating to strengthening opportunities for the rehabilitation and reintegration of juvenile offenders

Bill

SB 6586: Relating to requiring the Department of Social and Health Services to collect and publicly report information on the safe surrender of newborn children

Bill

HB 2677: Relating to clarifying which counties may provide and maintain detention rooms and detention houses

Bill

HB 2915: Relating to notification requirements for the Department of Social and Human Services

Bill

HB 2927: Relating to telemedicine and integrated behavioral health care training

Bill

HB 2926: Relating to providing public notices of public health, safety, and welfare in a language other than English

Bill

HB 2874: Relating to income eligibility for temporary assistance for needy families

Bill

SB 6559: Relating to progressive income tax

Bill

SB 6557: Relating to reestablishing the juvenile justice partnership council under the administrative office of the courts

Bill

SB 5752: Relating to information concerning racial disproportionality

Bill

HB 2076: Relating to information concerning racial disproportionality

Bill

SB 6372: Relating to counties providing and maintaining detention rooms or detention houses

Bill

SB 6391: Relating to background checks in emergency placement situations requested by tribes

Bill

SB 6497: Relating to court-based and school-based intervention and prevention efforts to promote attendance and reduce truancy

Bill

POC's Top Blog Posts of 2015

Blog

SB 6529: Relating to strengthening opportunities for the rehabilitation and reintegration of juvenile offenders

Bill

HB 2878: Relating to creating a penalty assessment for crimes involving the abuse of children used to support child advocacy

Bill

SB 6524: Relating to factors to be considered when sentencing youth in adult criminal court for crimes committed as minors

Bill

SB 6543: Relating to children and psychotropic medication

Bill

SB 6535: Relating to the distribution of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits

Bill

HB 2877: Relating to the distribution of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits

Bill

Children's Mental Health

Brief

HB 2830: Relating to fiscal notes

Bill

SB 6518: Relating to creating a Department of Housing

Bill

SB 6495: Relating to notification requirements for the Department of Social and Human Services

Bill

HB 2834: Relating to implementing the homeless youth prevention and protection act of 2015

Bill

SB 5879: Relating to early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families

Bill

SB 6477: Relating to a business and occupation tax deduction for chemical dependency services provided by a health or social welfare organization

Bill

SB 6481: Relating to establishing the Washington promise program

Bill

HB 2811: Relating to tenant screening, evictions, and refunds under the residential landlord-tenant act

Bill

Poverty & Involvement in the Child Welfare System

Brief

HB 2820: Relating to establishing the Washington promise program which provides for universal and affordable access to community and technical colleges for all Washingtonians

Bill

HB 2746: Relating to mental health and chemical dependency treatment for juvenile offenders

Bill

HJR 4213: Requiring the referral of a constitutional amendment that requires a two-thirds vote of the legislature for tax increases

Bill

SB 6413: Relating to tenant screening, evictions, and refunds under the residential landlord-tenant act

Bill

SB 6422: Relating to providing affordable housing for all

Bill

SB 6423: Relating to improving budgeting through zero-based budget reviews

Bill

SB 6432: Relating to evaluation student mental health services and providing students with skills that promote mental health and well-being and increase academic performance

Bill

SB 6442: Relating to enacting the equal pay opportunity act by amending and enhancing enforcement of the equal pay act and protecting worker communications about wages and employment opportunities

Bill

HB 2749: Relating to the expansion of dates concerning measuring performance and performance-based contracting of the child welfare system

Bill

HB 2791: Relating to the Washington statewide reentry council

Bill

HB 2793: Relating to providing for suicide awareness and prevention education for safer homes

Bill

SB 5378: Concerning the preservation of housing options for participants in government assistance programs

Bill

SB 6382: Extending dates concerning measuring performance and performance-based contracting of the child welfare system

Bill

SB 6383: Concerning the requirements for filing a petition for a superior court to deal with a dependent child

Bill

SJR 8211: Amending the Constitution to require a two-thirds majority vote of the legislature to raise taxes

Bill

HB 1541: Implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee

Bill

HB 2713: Designating the revenue from the sales and use tax on feminine hygiene products to the women helping women grant program

Bill

HB 2728: Establishing the reading coaches grant program

Bill

HB 2716: Concerning working connections child care eligibility for vulnerable children

Bill

HB 2662: Creating the Washington next generation educational savings account program

Bill

SB 6368: Creating a pilot project to provide middle and junior high school students strategic and intentional academic support beyond the traditional school day to promote accountability and responsibility

Bill

SB 6370: Concerning the Department of Early Learnings access to records and personal information for purposes of determining character and suitability of child care workers

Bill

HB 2656: Improving state budgeting through zero-based budget reviews.

Bill

SB 6371: Concerning the definition of agency for purposes of early learning programs

Bill

SB 6364: Expanding the categories of offenses eligible for the parenting program with the department of corrections

Bill

HB 2694: Concerning background checks in emergency placement situations requested by tribes

Bill

HB 2690: Creating a pilot project to provide middle and junior high school students strategic and intentional academic support beyond the traditional school day to promote accountability and responsibility

Bill

HB 2671: Concerning the definition of agency for purposes of early learning programs

Bill

HB 2668: Vacating convictions arising from offenses committed as a result of being a victim of trafficking, promoting prostitution, or promoting commercial sexual abuse of a minor

Bill

HB 2621: Concerning the Department of Early Learnings access to records and personal information for purposes of determining character and suitability of child care workers

Bill

SHB 1999: Coordinating services and programs for foster youth in order to improve educational outcomes

Bill

SB 6329: Creating the parent to parent program for individuals with developmental disabilities

Bill

HB 2607: Concerning integrated student services and family engagement.

Bill

HB 2609: Concerning educator cultural competence

Bill

HB 2591: Notifying foster parents of dependency hearings and their opportunity to be heard in those hearings

Bill

HB 1734: Relating to creation of the one family one team public-private court innovation demonstration

Bill

SB 6246: Proposed supplemental budget by Governor

Bill

HB 1682: Relating to homeless student stability and opportunities

Bill

SCR 8405: Relating to the name change of state office building

Bill

SB 6243: Relating to a training program for educators and parents to develop student social and emotional skills to help prevent youth suicide

Bill

SB 6249: Relating to host home programs

Bill

SB 6244: Relating to implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap

Bill

HB 2394: Relating to creating the parent to parent program for individuals with developmental disabilities

Bill

HB 2396: Relating to access to nonemergency, outpatient, primary health care services for unaccompanied homeless youth under the federal McKinney-Vento homeless assistance act

Bill

HB 2483: Relating to protecting minors from sexual exploitation

Bill

HB 2479: Relating to investing in education by modifying and improving the fairness of the Washington excise tax system by narrowing or eliminating tax preferences

Bill

HB 2449: Relating to court-based and school-based intervention and prevention efforts to promote attendance and reduce truancy

Bill

HB 2440: Relating to host home programs for youth

Bill

HB 2411: Relating to removing the marriage element from the crime of rape of a child in the first degree

Bill

HB 2439: Relating to increasing access to adequate and appropriate mental health services for children and youth

Bill

HB 2376: Proposed supplemental budget by Governor

Bill

HB 2378: Relating to the caseload forecast council

Bill

HB 2373: Relating to evaluating student mental health services and providing students with skills that promote mental health and well-being and increase academic performance

Bill

HB 2300: Relating to protecting the personal information of a person acting as a guardian ad litem

Bill

SJR 8208: Requiring a two-thirds majority vote of the legislature to raise taxes, a majority vote to raise certain fees, and no advisory vote by the people on tax legislation

Bill

SJR 8209: Requiring legislative action that raises taxes be approved by at least a two-thirds vote of both the senate and house of representatives

Bill

SB 6192: Relating to implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee

Bill

SB 6195: Relating to basic education obligations; creating new sections

Bill

HB 2313: Relating to protecting youth from tobacco products and vapor products by increasing the minimum legal age of sale of tobacco and vapor products

Bill

SB 6157: Relating to protecting youth from tobacco products and vapor products by increasing the minimum legal age of sale of tobacco and vapor products

Bill

SB 6279: Relating to the caseload forecast council

Bill

SB 6298: Relating to homeless student stability and opportunities

Bill

HB 2518: Relating to reducing intergenerational poverty

Bill

SB 6310: Relating to promoting the safety of children and communities through responsible storage of firearms

Bill

HB 2511: Relating to child care center licensing requirements

Bill

HB 2513: Relating to encouraging courts to require that children subject to truancy petitions complete and submit assignments

Bill

HB 2537: Relating to periodic review of state spending programs

Bill

You Asked. We Listened. The New and Improved Data Portal.

Blog

Family Visitation in the Child Welfare System

Brief

A Separate Children's Department in Washington State

Brief

Oliver Will Soon Be Helping Runaway and Homeless Youth

Blog

POC's Poverty & Child Welfare Forum

Blog

Maintaining the Bond Between Parents in Prison and Their Children

News

Supervised Visits: An Opportunity to Engage Parents on Multiple Fronts

Blog

UW School of Social Work Taps Technology to Help Curb Suicide and Improve Child Welfare

News

Frontiers of Innovation Forum: A Recap

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HB 1774: Relating to measuring performance of the child welfare system

Bill

At-Risk Youth Intervention

Budget Component

Supervised Visitation

Budget Component

Public Health Hotline/I-502

Budget Component

HB 1934: Relating to granting all persons who have an ongoing and substantial relationship with a child, including but not limited to grandparents, the right to seek visitation with that child through the courts

Bill

SB 6555: Implementing provisions relating to child protection

Bill

HB 2263: Relating to reinvesting savings resulting from improved outcomes in the child welfare system

Bill

HB 1506: Relating to third-party visitation

Bill

SB 5714: Relating to establishing a task force on improving public health and safety regarding firearms

Bill

HB 1391: Relating to citizenship and immigration status requirements for enrollment in health care and human service programs

Bill

HB 1676: Relating to safe storage of firearms

Bill

HB 1313: Relating to establishing minimum standards for sick and safe leave from employment

Bill

SB 5215: Relating to establishing the WA internet crimes against children account

Bill

SB 5485: Relating to unauthorized access to firearms

Bill

SB 5895: Relating to education funding

Bill

HB 2536: Concerning the use of evidence-based practices for the delivery of services to children and juveniles

Bill

SB 5401: Relating to empowering DSHS, DEL, and HCA to establish and enforce debts against vendors who attempt to avoid their obligation to repay overpayment debts by creating new entities and yet continue to do business with those state agencies

Bill

SB 5556: Relating to missing endangered persons

Bill

HB 2264: Concerning performance-based contracting related to child welfare services

Bill

HB 1353: Relating to mediation in family law cases involving children

Bill

SB 5710: Relating to reckless endangerment resulting from unsafe storage of firearms

Bill

SB 5292: Relating to implementing family and medical leave insurance

Bill

HB 2263: Relating to providing local governments with options to strengthen their communities by providing services and facilities for people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and other vulnerable populations.

Bill

SB 5594: Relating to establishing minimum standards for sick and safe leave from employment

Bill

SB 5159: Relating to repealing the family and medical leave insurance act

Bill

2SSB 5732: Relating to improving behavioral health services provided to adults in Washington State

Bill

HB 1588: Relating to requiring universal background checks for firearms transfers

Bill

ESSHB 1522: Relating to improving behavioral health services provided to adults in Washington state by defining outcomes for adult behavioral health services...

Bill

HB 1585: Relating to protecting children under the age of 18 from the harmful effects of exposure to ultraviolet radiation associated with tanning devices

Bill

HB 2064: Relating to preserving funding deposited into the education legacy trust account used to support common schools and access to higher education by restoring the application of the Washington estate and transfer tax to certain property transfers

Bill

HB 1524: Relating to juvenile mental health diversion and disposition strategies

Bill

HB 1545: Relating to guaranteeing that the top one percent pay too

Bill

SB 5725: Relating to social worker licensing

Bill

SCR 8401: Related to the patient protection and affordable care act

Bill

HB 2038: Relating to Investing in the education legacy trust account for K-12 basic education and higher education by narrowing or eliminating tax preferences and extending taxes set to expire

Bill

HB 1376: Relating to clarifying the requirement that certain health professionals complete training in suicide assessment, treatment, and management

Bill

SB 5341: Relating to nonconviction records

Bill

SJR 8202: Amending the Constitution to prohibit the legislature from enacting legislation taxing net or earned income

Bill

SB 5571: Relating to increasing public awareness of mental illness and its consequences

Bill

HB 1003: Relating to disciplinary actions against the health professions license of the subject of a department of social and health services' finding

Bill

SB 5738: Relating to providing a funding source to improve education

Bill

SB 5150: Relating to forming a task force for reform of the state mental health system

Bill

SB 5341: Relating to nonconviction records

Bill

HB 1122: Relating to increasing revenues dedicated to basic education purposes

Bill

SB 5376: Relating to juvenile firearms and weapons crimes

Bill

HB 1947: Relating to ensuring the ongoing sustainability and vitality of the Washington Health Benefit exchange by providing a financing mechanism sufficient to defray the exchange’s operating expenses

Bill

SB 5640: Relating to fiscal notes

Bill

SSSB 5732: Relating to improving behavioral health services provided to adults in Washington State

Bill

SB 5455: Relating to protecting children under the age of 18 from the harmful effects of exposure to ultraviolet radiation associated with tanning devices

Bill

SB 5040: Relating to incorporating state tax expenditures into the state budget process

Bill

HB 1250: Relating to juveniles and runaway children

Bill

SB 5397: Relating to establishing outcome measures for the community mental health service delivery system

Bill

SJR 8207: Amending the Constitution to allow an income tax

Bill

HB 1882: Relating to reviewing sexual orientation change efforts for children

Bill

HB 1436: Relating to privileging and professional conduct reviews by health care professional review bodies

Bill

SB 5843: Strengthening the review of the legislature's goals for tax preferences by requiring that every new tax preference provide a statement of legislative intent and include an expiration date where applicable

Bill

SB 5234: Relating to improving behavioral health services provided to adults in WA State by defining outcomes for adult behavioral health services

Bill

HB 1497: Relating to nonconviction records

Bill

HB 1457: Relating to implementing family and medical leave insurance

Bill

HB 1724: Relating to statements made by juveniles during assessments or screenings for mental health or chemical dependency treatment

Bill

SB 5181: Relating to flame retardants

Bill

HB 1890: Relating to modifying sales tax exemptions for working families

Bill

HB 1213: Relating to social worker licensing

Bill

HB 1529: Relating to the disclosure of certain information when screening tenants

Bill

SJR 8200: Amending the Constitution to require a two-thirds majority vote of the legislature to raise taxes

Bill

HB 1096: Relating to juvenile firearms and weapons crimes

Bill

SB 5894: Relating to authorizing the Medicaid expansion while ensuring state financial protections, increasing consumer engagement and choice, and establishing expectations for improved health outcomes

Bill

SB 5638: Relating to the fiscal impacts of bills and budgets

Bill

SB 5115: Relating to the definition of community mental health service delivery system

Bill

SB 5568: Relating to the disclosure of certain information when screening tenants

Bill

SB 5039: Relating to increasing revenues dedicated to basic education purposes

Bill

HB 1338: Relating to juveniles sentence to long terms of incarceration

Bill

SB 5521: Relating to protecting children under the age of 18 from the harmful effects of exposure to ultraviolet radiation associated with tanning devices

Bill

SB 5639: Relating to the identification and review of new programs

Bill

SSB 5279: Limiting use of public assistance benefits

Bill

SB 5762: Relating to relatives in dependency proceedings

Bill

SB 5389: Relating to sibling visitation for children in foster care

Bill

HB 1566: Relating to education outcomes of youth in out-of-home care

Bill

SB 5147: Relating to juveniles and runaway children

Bill

HB 1204: Relating to sibling visitation for children in foster care

Bill

HB 1734: Relating to exemptions from the five-year time limit for recipients of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program

Bill

HB 1708: Relating to the enforcement powers of the Office of Financial Recovery

Bill

SB 5235: Relating to the purchase of care for Indian children who are in the custody of a federally recognized Indian tribe or tribally licensed child-placing agency

Bill

SB 5170: Relating to a recommendation of the sunshine committee

Bill

SB 5689: Related to access to juvenile records

Bill

HB 1140: Relating to sibling visitation after a dependency has been dismissed or concluded

Bill

SB 5585: Relating to requiring drug testing for recipients of benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program

Bill

SB 5565: Relating to background checks

Bill

SB 5162: Relating to prohibiting a child custody award to a suspect in an active murder investigation

Bill

HB 1190: Relating to requiring drug testing for recipients of benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program

Bill

SSB 5315: Related to the Powell Fatalities

Bill

SB 5460: Relating to the rights of parents who are incarcerated or in residential substance abuse treatment

Bill

SB 5531: Relating to measuring performance of the child welfare system

Bill

HB 1560: Relating to implementing selected recommendations from the 2011 and 2013 reports of the quality education council

Bill

HB 1284: Relating to the rights of parents who are incarcerated or in residential substance abuse treatment

Bill

HB 2069: Concerning continuation of safety net benefits for persons with a physical or mental disability which makes them eligible for certain social services programs

Bill

SB 5763: Relating to the placement of children with relatives

Bill

SB 5461: Relating to representation of children in dependency matters

Bill

SB 5454: Relating to testing of infants placed in out-of-home care

Bill

SB 5330: Relating to improved student achievement and student outcomes

Bill

HB 1285: Relating to representation of children in dependency matters

Bill

SB 5643: Relating to exemptions from the five-year time limit for recipients of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program

Bill

HB 1821: Relating to good cause exceptions during permanency hearings

Bill

SB 5281: Relating to an empirical study of the validity and reliability of the current child welfare safety assessment tool

Bill

HB 1525: Relating to birth certificates and other birth-related information

Bill

HB 5064: Relating to persons sentenced for offenses committed prior to reaching eighteen years of age

Bill

SB 5118: Relating to access to original birth certificates after adoption finalization

Bill

SB 5600: Relating to the definition of work activity for the purposes of the WorkFirst program

Bill

HB 1675: Relating to improving the adoption process

Bill

HB 1361: Relating to the purchase of care for Indian children who are in the custody of a federally recognized Indian tribe or tribally licensed child-placing agency

Bill

SB 5475: Relating to the creating of a licensing category for receiving care centers

Bill

HB 1342: Relating to the definition of work activity for the purposes of the WorkFirst program

Bill

HB 1021: Relating to educating parents of the harmful effects of parental abduction

Bill

HB 1276: Relating to dropout prevention through engaging youth in farming

Bill

HB 1547: Relating to an entity that provides drop-in educational or recreational programming for school-aged children

Bill

HB 1261: Relating to the provision of short-term emergency and crisis care for children removed from their homes

Bill

S- 580: Limiting use of public assistance benefits

Bill

SB 5764: Relating to the right to jury trial in termination actions

Bill

SB 5405: Relating to extended foster care services

Bill

SB 5403: Relating to the enforcement powers of the Office of Financial Recovery

Bill

HB 1452: Relating to establishing accountability for student performance in third grade

Bill

HB 1302: Relating to extended foster care services

Bill

SB 5822: Relating to notifying school districts of substantiated concerns of child abuse or neglect

Bill

HB 1810: Relating to optional payments by parents who receive Working Connections Child Care benefits

Bill

SB 5157: Relating to child care

Bill

ESHB 1313: Relating to establishing minimum standards for sick and safe leave from employment

Bill

SHB 1594: Relating to interviewing children in child protective services investigations

Bill

SB 5044: Relating to the GET ready for college program

Bill

HB 1477: Relating to providing flexibility for how school districts address truancy of students

Bill

HB 1869: Relating to training school employees in the prevention of sexual abuse

Bill

HB 1723: Relating to expanding and streamlining early learning services and programs

Bill

HB 1283: Relating to changing compulsory school attendance requirements for children six and seven years of age

Bill

SB 6447: Relating to guardians ad litem

Bill

SB 5223: Relating to adding children victims of trafficking to the definition of abuse and neglect

Bill

SB 5904: Relating to high quality early learning

Bill

SB 5245: Relating to the collection of student suspension and expulsion data

Bill

HB 2556: Relating to encouraging the establishment of therapeutic courts

Bill

SB 5595: Relating to child care reform

Bill

SB 5155: Relating to long-term suspension and expulsion of students in kindergarten through twelfth grade

Bill

HB 1352: Relating to the statute of limitations for sexual abuse against a child

Bill

HB 1873: Relating to funding higher education child care grants

Bill

HB 1369: Relating to using school days for meeting with parents and families as part of the WA Inventory of Developing Skills

Bill

HB 2202: Relating to the establishment of an open data policy to facilitate sharing and publication of government data

Bill

SB 5563: Relating to training school employees in the prevention of sexual abuse

Bill

SB 5026: Relating to creating a peer mentoring program

Bill

SB 5809: Relating to the home visiting service account

Bill

HB 1815: Relating to assuring that education-related information is appropriately provided by public schools to parents with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds

Bill

HB 1203: Relating to exempting from public inspection and copying personal information relating to children

Bill

SB 6525: Relating to exempting from the prevailing wage laws work performed or funded by nonprofit organizations

Bill

SB 5578: Relating to education requirements for family day care providers

Bill

HB 1172: Relating to children of family day care providers

Bill

HB 1871: Relating to integrated career learning opportunities and employment training for at-risk youth

Bill

HB 1784: Relating to the prevention of childhood obesity in early learning programs

Bill

HB 1336: Relating to increasing the capacity of school districts to recognize and respond to troubled youth

Bill

SB 6485: Relating to allowing the department of social and health services to withhold, restrict, or suspend licenses of individuals not in compliance with a child support order

Bill

HB 2034: Funding K-12 basic education and higher education by narrowing or eliminating tax preferences.

Bill

SB 5365: Relating to increasing the capacity of school districts to recognize and respond to troubled youth

Bill

SB 5566: Relating to interviewing children in child protective services investigations

Bill

HB 1680: Relating to implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee

Bill

HB 1228: Relating to education requirements for family day care providers

Bill

SB 5163: Relating to child protective services workers

Bill

SB 5825: Relating to alternative methods of satisfying continuing education credits for health care providers

Bill

SB 5244: Relating to school suspensions and expulsions

Bill

SB 6227: Relating to enhancing public safety by reducing distracted driving incidents caused by the use of personal wireless communications devices

Bill

HB 1671: Relating to child care reform

Bill

SB 5117: Relating to family involvement coordinators in public schools

Bill

SB 5100: Relating to the statute of limitations for sexual abuse against a child

Bill

SB 5730: Relating to funding higher education child care grants, referred to Committee on Higher Education

Bill

SB 5094: Relating to requiring notification of sex offenders attending schools

Bill

SI 591: Relating to protecting gun and other firearm rights

Bill

SB 5237: Relating to establishing accountability for student performance in third grade

Bill

SB 5087: Relating to preventing illegal aliens from qualifying as resident students for purposes of in-state tuition and financial aid

Bill

HB 2639: Relating to state purchasing of mental health and chemical dependency treatment services

Bill

SB 6297: Relating to requiring the Department of Health to develop and make available resources for pregnant women regarding childhood immunizations

Bill

HB 2793: Redirecting Initiative Measure No. 502 revenues earmarked for the basic health plan to other state-funded low-income health care programs

Bill

SB 6469: Relating to access to juvenile records

Bill

SB 6312: Relating to state purchasing of mental health and chemical dependency treatment services

Bill

HB 2462: Relating to giving preferences to housing trust fund projects that involve collaboration between local school districts and housing authorities

Bill

SB 6364: Relating to parental rights and responsibilities of sexual assault perpetrators and survivors

Bill

SB 6048: Relating to flame retardants

Bill

HB 2065: Relating to an integrated high quality continuum of early learning

Bill

HB 1651: Relating to access to juvenile records

Bill

HB 2572: Relating to improving the effectiveness of health care purchasing and transforming the health care delivery system

Bill

HB 2368: Relating to a surcharge for local homeless housing and assistance

Bill

SB 6261: Relating to statements made by juveniles during assessments or screenings for mental health or chemical dependency treatment

Bill

HB 2086: Relating to smoking in motor vehicles carrying minors

Bill

HB 2721: Relating to increasing tax exemption transparency and accountability

Bill

HB 2252: Relating to addressing the fiscal impacts of bills and budgets

Bill

SB 6403: Relating to the availability of juvenile offender court records

Bill

SB 6481: Relating to funding recovery programs for persons with mental illness and chemical dependency disorders

Bill

SB 5875: Relating to Human Services

Bill

HB 2158: Relating to the dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement activities by educational service districts

Bill

HB 2643: Relating to coordinating and expanding efforts with private and public partnerships to help ensure Washington’s healthiest next generation

Bill

SB 6313: Relating to a surcharge for local homeless housing and assistance

Bill

SB 6468: Relating to suicide prevention

Bill

SB 6338: Relating to giving preferences to housing trust fund projects that involve collaboration between local school districts and housing authorities to help children of low-income families succeed in school

Bill

HB 2144: Relating to the establishment of a dedicated local jurisdiction marijuana fund and the distribution of a specified 3 percent of marijuana excise tax revenues to local jurisdictions

Bill

SB 6493: Relating to access to juvenile records

Bill

ESHB 1294: Relating to flame retardants

Bill

SB 6291: Relating to tenant screening

Bill

SB 6363: Relating to creating the office of the behavioral health ombuds

Bill

HB 2410: Relating to a competitive equipment assistance grant program to enhance student nutrition in public schools

Bill

HB 2772: Relating to distributing marijuana tax revenues to local governments for law enforcement and fire protection services and to the department of transportation for the repair and maintenance of state ferries, roads, and bridges

Bill

HB 2714: Relating to allowing youthful offenders who complete their sentences prior to age twenty-one equal access to a full continuum of rehabilitative and reentry services

Bill

HB 2315: Relating to suicide prevention

Bill

HB 2415: Relating to creating a temporary homeless status certification

Bill

HB 2559: Relating to parental rights and responsibilities of sexual assault perpetrators and survivors

Bill

SB 5984: Relating to banning certain flame retardants in children's products and residential upholstered furniture

Bill

SB 6484: Relating to creating a state agency innovation and efficiency grant program

Bill

SB 6398: Relating to child support

Bill

SB 6257: Relating to sentencing information concerning racial disproportionality

Bill

SB 6558: Relating to intensive home and community-based mental health services for Medicaid-eligible children

Bill

SB 5875: Relating to a surcharge for local homeless housing and assistance

Bill

HB 2164: Relating to requiring evidence-based and research-based interventions for juvenile firearm offenders in certain circumstances

Bill

SB 6540: Relating to banning phosphate flame retardants in children's products and residential upholstered furniture

Bill

SB 6393: Relating to the distribution of marijuana tax revenues for local law enforcement officers

Bill

SB 5955: Relating to establishing the Washington publicly owned trust in order to create a financing infrastructure to implement Initiative Measure No. 502

Bill

HB 2737: Relating to fetal alcohol exposure

Bill

HB 2610: Relating to identifying characteristics of the homeless youth population

Bill

SB 6492: Relating to statements made by juveniles during assessments or screenings for mental health or chemical dependency treatment

Bill

SB 6383: Relating to coordinating and expanding efforts with private and public partnerships to help ensure Washington’s healthiest next generation

Bill

HB 2537: Relating to tenant screening

Bill

HB 2641: Relating to establishing the WorkFirst reform program

Bill

HB 2535: Relating to the review of licensing, unsupervised access to children, and employment decisions by the children's administration

Bill

HB 2665: Relating to expiration of the advisory committee on disproportionate representation of children of color

Bill

HB 2585: Relating to income eligibility for temporary assistance for needy families' benefits for a child

Bill

SB 6127: Relating to improving quality in the early care and education system

Bill

HB 2335: Relating to extended foster care services

Bill

SB 6327: Relating to expanding the categories of offenses eligible for the parenting program with the department of corrections

Bill

HB 2350: Relating to allowing valid portable background check clearance cards to be used by certain educational employees and their contractors for purposes of their background check requirements

Bill

HB 2616: Relating to parents with intellectual or developmental disabilities involved in dependency proceedings

Bill

SB 6211: Relating to the termination of basic food benefits to incarcerated persons

Bill

HB 2373: Relating to enacting provisions to improve educational outcomes for homeless students

Bill

SB 6101: Relating to extended foster care services

Bill

SB 6387: Relating to individuals with developmental disabilities who have requested a service from a program that is already at capacity

Bill

SB 6095: Relating to facilitating safe placements for dependent children

Bill

HB 2554: Relating to authorizing competitive grants to persistently lowest-achieving schools to implement models of family and community engagement

Bill

SB 6491: Relating to requiring photo identification on electronic benefit cards

Bill

HB 2282: Concerning changing provisions relating to the early learning advisory council

Bill

HB 2699: Relating to providing caregivers authority to allow children placed in their care to participate in normal childhood activities based on a reasonable and prudent parent standard

Bill

SB 6374: Relating to addressing parent and child relationship termination

Bill

HI 594: Relating to requiring criminal and public safety background checks for gun sales and transfers

Bill

HB 2536: Relating to creating the breakfast after the bell program

Bill

HB 2672: Relating to increasing the minimum hourly wage to twelve dollars over three years

Bill

SB 6390: Relating to forming the juvenile sentencing task force to review and make recommendations regarding juvenile sentencing matters

Bill

SB 6074: Relating to enacting provisions to improve educational outcomes for homeless students

Bill

SB 6429: Relating to expiration of the advisory committee on disproportionate representation of children of color

Bill

ESHB 1675: Relating to improving the adoption process

Bill

HB 2483: Relating to concerning standards for awarding maintenance in dissolution or legal separation proceedings

Bill

SB 6234: Relating to compliance with inspections of child care facilities

Bill

SB 6394: Relating to income eligibility for temporary assistance for needy families benefits for a child

Bill

SB 6168: Relating to review of licensing and employment decisions by the Children's Administration

Bill

SHB 1285: Relating to representation of children in dependency matters

Bill

HB 2505: Relating to requiring photo identification on electronic benefit cards

Bill

SB 6181: Relating to child care subsidies and child support enforcement services

Bill

SB 6126: Relating to representation of children in dependency matters

Bill

HB 2337: Relating to public-private financing for prevention-focused social services and health care services

Bill

HB 2399: Relating to establishing a certificate of restoration of opportunity

Bill

SB 6365: Relating to creating a pilot program to provide educational stability for homeless children

Bill

HB 2416: Relating to creating a temporary homeless identification card

Bill

HB 2377: Relating to improving quality in the early care and education system

Bill

SB 6479: Relating to providing caregivers authority to allow children placed in their care to participate in normal childhood activities based on a reasonable and prudent parent standard

Bill

HB 2598: Relating to clarifying the lead agency for the early support for infant and toddlers program

Bill

SB 6093: Relating to allowing valid portable background check clearance cards to be used by certain educational employees and their contractors for purposes of their background check requirements

Bill

HB 2519: Relating to early education for children involved in the child welfare system

Bill

HB 2683: Relating to prohibiting individuals who are fleeing from the justice system or violating parole or probation from receiving public assistance

Bill

SB 6396: Relating to allowing youthful offenders who complete their sentences prior to age twenty-one equal access to a full continuum of rehabilitative and reentry services

Bill

HB 2317: Relating to promoting expanded learning opportunities as a strategy to close the educational opportunity gap and prevent summer learning loss

Bill

SB 6245: Relating to the role of parties in cases related to certain notices and records

Bill

HB 2582: Relating to filing a petition seeking termination of parental rights

Bill

HB 2138: Relating to fees for criminal records checks

Bill

SB 6209: Relating to expanded learning opportunities

Bill

SB 6439: Relating to preventing harassment, intimidation, and bullying in public schools

Bill

SB 6068: Relating to the continuity and stability of child care

Bill

SB 6520: Relating to changing provisions relating to the early learning advisory council

Bill

SB 6336: Relating to promoting expanded learning opportunities as a strategy to close the educational opportunity gap and prevent summer learning loss

Bill

HB 2191: Relating to compliance with inspections of child care facilities

Bill

SB 6529: Relating to implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee

Bill

HB 2174: Concerning the right of a parent to make decisions regarding the care, custody, supervision, and administration of his or her child

Bill

HB 2166: Relating to providing for educational data on students from military families

Bill

HB 2695: Relating to safe sleep practices in child care settings

Bill

SB 6029: Relating to establishing a living wage

Bill

HB 2763: Relating to creating a pilot program to provide educational stability for homeless children

Bill

SB 6431: Relating to assistance for schools in implementing youth suicide prevention activities

Bill

SB 6523: Relating to expanding higher education opportunities for certain students

Bill

SB 6444: Relating to creating the breakfast after the bell program

Bill

SB 6067: Relating to the integration of early learning programs

Bill

SB 6538: Relating to early education for children involved in the child welfare system

Bill

SB 6247: Concerning the right of a parent to make decisions regarding the care, custody, supervision, and administration of his or her child

Bill

HB 2165: Relating to department of early learning fatality reviews

Bill

HB 2739: Relating to requiring a report analyzing the correlation of certain family factors with academic and behavioral indicators of student success

Bill

SB 6470: Relating to child abuse investigations

Bill

SB 6555: Relating to requiring the Washington institute for public policy to conduct systematic reviews of investments in education

Bill

HB 2686: Relating to requiring public schools to provide tap water to students during school lunches

Bill

HB 1840: Relating to conflict resolution programs in schools

Bill

SB 6535: Relating to the provision of evidence-based supports for struggling students by community-based organizations

Bill

SB 5924: Relating to protecting county authorities from cost increases for criminal justice, juvenile justice, and child welfare and neglect

Bill

SB 5063: Relating to prioritizing state revenue growth for education

Bill

HB 1932: Relating to improving medication management for youth

Bill

HB 1673: Relating to substance abuse prevention and treatment programs funded by the marijuana excise tax

Bill

HB 1862: Relating to professional development for school counselors, social workers, and psychologist

Bill

SB 5999: Relating to the caseload forecast council

Bill

SB 5752: Relating to information concerning racial disproportionality

Bill

SB 5459: Relating to implementing family and medical leave insurance

Bill

HB 2133: Relating to exempting the addresses of certain child care providers from the public records

Bill

SJR 8206: Resolution to submit to voters

Bill

SB 5384: Relating to achieving economic security through income sufficient to meet basic needs

Bill

SB 5898: Relating to the Washington homeless client management information system

Bill

SB 5656: Relating to enhancing public safety by reducing distracted driving incidents caused by the use of personal wireless communication devises

Bill

SB 5667: Relating to the fiscal impacts of bills and budgets

Bill

HB 1364: Relating to establishing a citizens' initiative review pilot program

Bill

HB 1035: Relating to protecting the personal information of a guardian ad litem

Bill

HJR 4206: Related to placing restrictions on tax increases

Bill

HJR 4204: Relating to amendment to the State Constitution

Bill

HB 1273: Relating to implementing family and medical leave insurance

Bill

HB 2028: Relating to a business and occupation tax deduction for chemical dependency services provided by a health and social welfare organization

Bill

SB 5608: Relating to prohibiting employers from asking about arrests or convictions before an applicant is determined qualified for a position

Bill

HB 2135: Relating to the Washington homeless client management information system

Bill

HB 1840: Relating to conflict resolution programs in schools

Bill

SB 5388: Relating to Child Support

Bill

SB 6029: Relating to establishing a living wage

Bill

SB 6102: Relating to enacting an excise tax on capital gains to improve the fairness of Washington’s tax system and provide funding for the education legacy trust account

Bill

HB 1501: Relating to public-private financing for prevention-focused social services

Bill

HB 2113: Relating to creating a legislative task force on poverty

Bill

HB 1801: Relating to child support

Bill

HB 1643: Relating to the fiscal impacts of bills and budgets

Bill

HB 1355: Relating to increasing the minimum hourly wage to $12 over four years, without creating new exemptions

Bill

HB 2076: Relating to information concerning racial disproportionality

Bill

HB 1701: Relating to prohibiting employers from asking about arrests or convictions before an applicant is determined qualified for a position

Bill

SB 6050: Relating to fiscal matters

Bill

SB 5594: Relating to federal funding programs requiring changes in state law

Bill

SB 5477: Relating to requiring substances intended for use in a vapor product to satisfy child-resistant effectiveness standards, and adopting labeling and advertisement standards.

Bill

HB 1257: Relating to tenant screening

Bill

SJR 8200: Relating to an amendment to state constitution regarding raising taxes

Bill

HB 1879: Relating to directing the health care authority to issue a request for proposals for integrated managed health and behavioral health services for foster children

Bill

SB 6103: Relating to providing basic education funding

Bill

SJR 8201: Relating to amendment to the State Constitution

Bill

HB 1472: Relating to using chemical action plans to require safer chemicals in WA

Bill

SB 5944: Relating to periodic review of state spending programs

Bill

SB 5728: Relating to permitting opt-out screening for HIV

Bill

HB 2191: Relating to a homeless student housing and educational stability program as part of basic education

Bill

SB 5578: Relating to giving preference to housing trust fund projects

Bill

SB 5063: Relating to prioritizing state revenue growth for education

Bill

HB 1365: Relating to increasing child health equity by requiring screening for autism and developmental delays for children in medical assistance programs

Bill

SB 5064: Relating to providing that a quarterly revenue forecast is due on February 20th during both a long and short legislative session year

Bill

SB 5684: Relating to flame retardants

Bill

HB 2024: Relating to the use of student housing facilities at the institutions of higher learning by homeless students

Bill

SB 5378: Relating to ensuring housing options for participants in government assistance programs

Bill

HB 1106: Relating to fiscal matters

Bill

SB 5143: Relating to providing information regarding childhood immunizations to expecting parent

Bill

SB 5729: Relating to the taxation of cigarettes

Bill

HB 1642: Relating to a youth substance abuse prevention and education grant program

Bill

HB 1685: Relating to the establishment of a Washington food policy forum

Bill

HB 1436: Relating to homeless youth prevention and protection

Bill

SB 5076: Relating to fiscal matters

Bill

HB 2009: Relating to exemptions from immunizations

Bill

SB 6104: Relating to improving education financing

Bill

SJR 8202: Amendment to the Constitution

Bill

SB 5406: Relating to using chemical action plans to require safer chemicals in WA

Bill

SB 5123: Relating to tenant screening

Bill

SB 5915: Relating to dynamic fiscal impact statements

Bill

HB 1932: Relating to improving medication management for youth

Bill

HB 1633: Relating to giving preference to housing trust fund projects

Bill

SB 5278: Relating to legislative oversight of state agency performance

Bill

HB 1458: Relating to protecting youth from tobacco products and vapor products

Bill

HB 1477: Relating to providing that a quarterly revenue forecast is due on February 20th during both a long and short legislative session year

Bill

HB 1174: Relating to flame retardants

Bill

SB 5932: Relating to creating the office of homeless youth prevention program in DSHS

Bill

HB 5404: Relating to homeless youth prevention and protection

Bill

HB 1105: Relating to fiscal matters

Bill

HB 1295: Relating to breakfast after the bell programs in certain public schools

Bill

SB 5736: Relating to savings from performance management

Bill

HB 1747: Relating to the protection of children through responsible storage of firearms

Bill

HB 1928: Relating to the homeless youth population

Bill

SB 5376: Relating to the reporting of eviction records

Bill

SB 5077: Relating to fiscal matters

Bill

SB 5924: Relating to protecting county authorities from cost increases for criminal justice, juvenile justice, and child welfare and neglect

Bill

SB 5005: Relating to grandparent visitation rights

Bill

SB 5776: Relating to food stamp work requirements

Bill

SB 5651: Relating to eliminating detention for truant students

Bill

HB 1673: Relating to substance abuse prevention and treatment programs funded by the marijuana excise tax

Bill

HB 1728: Relating to creating the parents for parents program

Bill

SB 5883: Relating to human trafficking informational posters in public restrooms

Bill

HB 2037: Relating to requiring mental health assessments for K-12 students who were removed from school due to violence

Bill

SB 5794: Relating to requiring the department of social and health services to request all necessary exemptions and waivers from the federal government to allow students to use electronic benefit transfer cards at institutions of higher education

Bill

HB 1305: Relating to authorizing, funding, and encouraging the establishment of therapeutic courts

Bill

HB 1760: Relating to providing students with skills that promote mental health and well-being and increase academic performance

Bill

HB 1735: Relating to extended foster care services

Bill

SB 5745: Relating to implementing Becca task force truancy reform recommendations

Bill

HB 1713: Relating to integrating the treatment systems for mental health and chemical dependency

Bill

SB 5631: Relating to the administration of a statewide network of community-based domestic violence victim services by DSHS

Bill

HB 1481: Relating to decreasing the barriers to successful community participate for individuals involved with the juvenile justice system

Bill

SB 5245: Relating to substance abuse prevention and treatment programs funded by the marijuana excise tax

Bill

HB 1800: Relating to filing a petition seeking termination of parental rights

Bill

HB 1245: Relating to criminal and public safety background checks for gun sales and transfers

Bill

HB 1674: Relating to allowing youthful offenders who complete their confinement terms prior to age 21 equal access to a full continuum of rehabilitative and reentry services

Bill

HB 1568: Relating to dropout prevention through engaging youth in farming

Bill

SB 5107: Relating to authorizing and funding the establishment of therapeutic courts

Bill

HB 1424: Relating to Suicide Prevention

Bill

SB 5486: Relating to creating the parents for parents program

Bill

HB 2220: Relating to promoting self-sufficiency in families receiving temporary assistance for needy families

Bill

SB 5564: Relating to decreasing the barriers to successful community participate for individuals involved with the juvenile justice system

Bill

HB 1794: Relating to early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families

Bill

SB 5865: Relating to services for victims of sexual assault

Bill

SB 5078: Relating to investing in programs for persons with mental illness and chemical dependency

Bill

HB 1875: Relating to the definition of work activity for the purposes of the WorkFirst program

Bill

SB 5663: Relating to allowing youthful offenders who complete their confinement terms prior to age 21 equal access to a full continuum of rehabilitative and reentry services

Bill

SB 5440: Relating to scope of practice for certified counselors and advisers

Bill

SB 5740: Relating to extended foster care services

Bill

SB 5884: Relating to the trafficking of persons

Bill

HB 1862: Relating to professional development for school counselors, social workers, and psychologist

Bill

HB 1729: Relating to the administration of a statewide network of community-based domestic violence victim services by DSHS

Bill

HB 1505: Relating to juvenile restorative justice programs

Bill

SB 5688: Relating to providing students with skills that promote mental health and well-being and increase academic performance

Bill

HB 1734: Relating to creation of the one family one team public-private court innovation demonstration

Bill

HB 1553: Relating to certificates of restoration of opportunity

Bill

HB 1717: Relating to services for victims of sexual assault

Bill

HB 2136: Relating to comprehensive marijuana market reforms to ensure a well-regulated and taxed marijuana market in Washington State

Bill

HB 1281: Relating to sexual exploitation of minors

Bill

HB 1134: Relating to scope of practice for certified counselors and advisers

Bill

SB 5692: Relating to permanency plans of care for dependent children

Bill

HB 1886: Relating to criminal and public safety background checks for gun sales and transfers

Bill

SB 5605: Relating to arrest of sixteen and seventeen year olds for domestic violence assault

Bill

SB 5879: Relating to early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families

Bill

HB 1139: Relating to establishing a work group to study human trafficking of youth

Bill

HB 1138: Relating to creating a task force on mental health and suicide prevention in higher education

Bill

HB 1150: Relating to notifying the military regarding child abuse and neglect allegation of families with active military status

Bill

HB 2149: Relating to the promotion of a safe and healthy school learning climate

Bill

SB 5452: Relating to improving quality in the early care and education system

Bill

SB 6130: Relating to the state's constitutional basic education obligation, including reducing overreliance on local levies

Bill

SB 5160: Relating to creating an office of Native early child care and education

Bill

HB 1767: Relating to adding a minimum grade point average to the state need grant renewal requirement

Bill

HB 2095: Relating to behavioral rehabilitation services

Bill

SB 5897: Relating to providing funding for medical evaluations of suspected victims of child abuse

Bill

HB 2100: Relating to health and safety requirements for child care programs that serve school-age children

Bill

HB 1541: Relating to implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee

Bill

SB 5637: Relating to creating a peer mentoring program

Bill

HB 1126: Relating to the department of early learning fatality reviews

Bill

SB 5675: Relating to expanding dual language and bilingual instruction for early learners though secondary students

Bill

HB 2108: Relating to the foster care licensing requirement to provide proof of influenza immunizations

Bill

HB 1883: Relating to investigations and family assessments in cases of child abuse and neglect

Bill

HB 1900: Relating to defining the role of the school counselor, social worker, and psychologist

Bill

HB 1672: Relating to information related to reports of child abuse and neglect

Bill

SB 5065: Relating to improving educational outcomes for homeless students

Bill

HB 1795: Relating to school-community learning assistance program action plans

Bill

SB 5787: Relating to a model policy and procedures for language access by limited-English proficient parents of students

Bill

HB 1999: Relating to coordinating services and programs for foster youth in order to improve educational outcomes

Bill

HB 1476: Relating to removing references to faith-based exemptions regarding criminal mistreatment of children and vulnerable adults

Bill

HB 1682: Relating to improving educational outcomes for homeless students through increased in-school guidance supports, housing stability, and identification services

Bill

SB 5506: Relating to including information on preventing sexual abuse and violence in sexual health education

Bill

SB 5718: Relating to consideration of equity and social justice impacts from public education system decision making

Bill

HB 1236: Relating to the elimination of parent or guardian approval requirement for the college bound scholarship pledge

Bill

HB 1970: Relating to permanency plans of care for dependent children

Bill

HB 2140: Relating to good cause exceptions during permanency hearings

Bill

SB 5079: Relating to notifying the military regarding child abuse and neglect allegation of families with active military status

Bill

HB 2006: Relating to a model policy and procedures for language access by limited-English proficient parents of students

Bill

SB 5437: Relating to Breakfast After the Bell

Bill

SB 5690: Relating to school-community learning assistance program action plans

Bill

HB 1164: Relating to equipment assistance grants to enhance student nutrition in public schools

Bill

SB 5547: Relating to requiring a minimum grade point average or equivalent to renew a state need grant

Bill

HB 2067: Relating to specifying qualified grandparents are the priority placement option for children needing out-of-home care

Bill

SB 5888: Relating to near fatality incidents of children who have received services from DSHS

Bill

SB 5856: Relating to creating a competitive grant program for high-quality, evidence-based outreach programs that improve high school graduation rates for college bound scholarship students

Bill

HB 1491: Relating to improving quality in the early care and education system

Bill

HB 1820: Relating to requiring the department of social and health services to request all necessary exemptions and waivers from the federal government to allow students to use electronic benefit transfer cards at institutions of higher education

Bill

SB 5098: Relating to increased efficiency in child care reporting

Bill

HB 1783: Relating to expanding dual language and bilingual instruction for early learners though secondary students

Bill

SB 5852: Relating to behavioral rehabilitation services

Bill

HB 1898: Relating to protection of child victims

Bill

SB 5803: Relating to the notification of parents when their children are below basic on the third grade statewide English language arts assessment

Bill

SB 5408: Relating to removing references to faith-based exemptions regarding criminal mistreatment of children and vulnerable adults

Bill

HB 1001: Relating to funding education first

Bill

HB 1408: Relating to developing a definition and model for family engagement coordinator and other terms used interchangeably

Bill

HB 1899: Relating to consideration of equity and social justice impacts from public education system decision making

Bill

SB 5317: Relating to increasing child health equity by requiring screening for autism and developmental delays for children in medical assistance programs

Bill

SB 5823: Relating to guardians ad litem

Bill

One Step Toward Improving Parent-Child Visitation

Blog

POC’s Director of Research Receives Prestigious Prevention Science Award

Blog

Continue Federal Home-Visiting Program Funding

News

Strive – An Open Source Parenting Program

Brief

Making Sure McCleary Meets the Educational Needs of All Children

Brief

Implementation of Family Assessment Response

Brief

The 2015 Annual Report

Report

New Law Helps Parents Navigate Child Welfare System

Blog

Foster Care and Education Research

Project

Oliver

Project

Fewer Foster Teens Are Running Away in Washington State

Blog

Connecting

Project

Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence

Project

Restore TANF: Our Children Deserve More

Blog

Legislative Update - Week 8

Legislative Update

Data Portal

Project

Strive

Project

How Are Children Faring in the Child Welfare System?

Blog

Coaching Parents Who Have Lost Kids to Foster Care

News

How will the Legislature Balance Funding Between Education and other Social Services?

Blog

Strive: POC's Open Source Parenting Program

Blog

New Open-Source Program Aims to Help Parents of Children in Foster Care

News

Parenting Stress Among Child Welfare Involved Families

Publication

POC: A Year in Review

Blog

The Uphill Battle for Researchers

Blog

Strive: POC's Open Source Parenting Program

Brief

Child Welfare Trends Forum

News

Primary Factors Associated with Child Maltreatment

Brief

Guest Blog: "Home" for a Holiday

Blog

Meaningful Questions to Ask Candidates

Blog

Are We Preparing Young Adults Who Age Out of Foster Care for Adulthood?

Blog

The Data Portal Just Got Even Better

News

"Shining a Light"

News

Systems Spotlight: New Jersey

Blog

From Family Home to Foster Home: How Far Do Foster Children Move?

Blog

Partners for Our Children Builds ‘Data Portal’ for Policymakers to Improve Child Welfare System

News

Children from Central America Fleeing Violence and Poverty: POC's Dr. J. Mark Eddy's Work is Relevant to Current Humanitarian Situation

Blog

Systems Spotlight: United Kingdom

Blog

Systems Spotlight: New Hampshire

Blog

Systems Spotlight: Child Welfare System History and Trends

Blog

A Different Kind of Independence Day

Blog

Setting the Record Straight on Legal Representation

Blog

How Do You Use Our Data Portal?

Blog

Child Abuse Doesn't Take a Summer Break

Blog

Guest Blog: Ryther's Take on the Minimum Wage Increase

Blog

Parenting After Prison

Blog

Video stories, other bonding exercises could help foster families connect

News

Connecting Teens with their Foster Families

Blog

What is the Federal Government Doing to Protect Foster Children?

Blog

Veteran Parents Share Their Stories

Blog

Adapting an Evidence-Based Parenting Program for Child Welfare-Involved Teens and Their Caregivers

Report

The Push Toward Transparency

Blog

Part III: What is FAR?

Blog

Does Referral Time Matter?

Blog

Part II: What is FAR?

Blog

Court Involvement and Time to Permanency

Brief

A Good Year for Vulnerable Children and Families

Blog

POC's Jane Messerly Nominated for Prestigious Award

News

The New Way of Serving Vulnerable Families Needs Funding From the Legislature

Blog

Why Didn't Anyone Do Anything?

Blog

Let Kids be Kids: Creating a Prudent Parent Standard

Blog

Part I: What is FAR?

Blog

Data Portal Turns One

News

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Blog

Pay for performance coming to Washington social services?

News

Relationship Processes and Resilience in Children with Incarcerated Parents

Publication

Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms & Problem Behavior in Adolescence: Links to Suicide in Early Adulthood

Publication

A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Parent Management Training Program for Incarcerated Parents

Publication

Children of Incarcerated Parents

Publication

Family Assessment Response: Promoting the Goals of Child Safety and Family Preservation

Brief

Making Progress to Protect Children

News

POC Policy Director, Laurie Lippold, Honored for Her Contributions and Commitment

News

Announcing New Data Portal Tools

News

Baseline Parent Survey Analysis by State, Region, and Service Context

Report

POC Research Team Brings in More Than $810,000 in Grants

News

POC's Dr. Mark Eddy Invited to White House for Discussion on Children of Incarcerated Parents

News

When Kin Step In

News

HB 1774 Community Meetings

News

Foster Parent Recruitment and Retention

Report

Social Impact Bonds: Exploring an Alternative Financing Strategy for Children and Families in Washington State

Brief

Family Visitation in Child Welfare: Helping Children Cope with Separation while in Foster Care

Brief

Protecting Kids Through Transparency

News

Protecting Kids Through Transparency

News

Interpreting the Type of Count Filter

Report

POC Researchers to Present at SRCD Biennial Meeting

News

Using Evidence to Support Practice Change Initiatives

Brief

Family Reunification in Washington State: Which Children Go Home and How Long Does it Take?

Report

Collaborating with Kinship Caregivers

Report

POC Releases the Washington State Child Well-Being Data Portal

News

Evaluation of Washington's Solution-Based Casework Practice Model

Report

Foster Parent Support Pilot Study: Final Report

Report

Washington's Parents Representation Program

Brief

Washington State Foster Care: The Parents

Brief

Poverty and Housing Instability: Implications for Families Involved in the Child Welfare System

Brief

Families in Child Welfare System Struggle to Meet Basic Needs

Brief

Child and Adolescent Affective and Behavioral Distress and Elevated Adult Body Mass Index

Publication

Promoting Relationship Building and Connection

Publication

Timing of Exits to Legal Permanency from Out-of-Home Care

Publication

Diurnal Cortisol Rhythms Among Latino Immigrants in Oregon, USA

Publication

Joint Trajectories of Disruptive Behavior Problems & Depression During Adolescence & Adjustment Problems in Emerging Adulthood

Publication

Recruitment & Retention of Latino Immigrant Families in Prevention Research

Publication

Evaluation of the Impact of Enhanced Parental Legal Representation on the Timing of Permanency

Publication

Characteristics of Incarcerated Fathers & Mothers

Publication

Parent Engagement/Mentoring Models in Washington State

Report

Review of Fostering Accountability: Using Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Publication

Timing of Permanency Exits from Out-of-Home Care

Publication

School Attendance Problems & Youth Psychopathology: Structural Cross-Lagged Regression Models...

Publication

Economically Disconnected Families Involved with Child Welfare Services in Washington State

Publication

Mediators of the Effect of Parental Incarceration on Adolescent Externalizing Behaviors

Publication

Parental Incarceration During Childhood, Family Context, & Youth Problem Behavior Across Adolescence

Publication

Employment Outcomes of Former Foster Youth as Young Adults

Publication

Mothers of Children in Foster Care

Publication

Time in US residency and social, behavioral, & emotional adjustment of Latino immigrant families

Publication

Mothers' Experiences, Resources and Needs

Publication

Children of Incarcerated Parents: A Handbook for Researchers and Practioners

Publication

Engaging Parents: Innovative Approaches in Child Welfare

Publication

Evaluation of the Parent to Parent Program: Pierce County, Washington

Publication

The Difficult Transition to Adulthood for Foster Youth in the US

Publication

Engaging Parents in Child Welfare Services

Publication

Healthier WA

Budget Component

Year Up Internship

Budget Component

I-502 Evaluation

Budget Component

WA Youth and Families Fund

Budget Component

State Drug Task Forces

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Early Achievers for TR for Licensed Family Homes

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Litigation Expenses

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Operational Reductions

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Healthplanfinder Work

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State Need Grant

Budget Component

Family Homelessness

Budget Component

Reduced Workload

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Single Bed Certification

Budget Component

Social Emotional Learning

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Learning Assistance Program – Improve Graduation Rates

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RSN Penalties

Budget Component

Levy Equalization/Local Effort Assistance

Budget Component

Bright Futures

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Health Benefit Exchange Shared Cost

Budget Component

Utilize I-502 Funds

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Child Care Performance Audit

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Executive Operations Reduction

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Family and Juvenile Court Program

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EBP Evaluation

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Bike Pedestrian Program

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Evidence Based Practices

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Pre-Medicaid Services

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Non-Violence Training

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Earned Income Disregard

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Braam Compliance

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Midwives

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Reduce Early Elementary Class Size

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Gang Intervention Grants

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Screening and Genetics Unit

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I-502 Public Education Materials

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Health Home Program

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Homeless Youth Characteristics

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Crisis Residential Centers, Hope Beds, Street Youth

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Funding Correction Need

Budget Component

Court Research

Budget Component

Economic Services Administration Remediation (ESAR) Phase II and III

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Reinvest Coordination Savings

Budget Component

WA State Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss: Birth to 3 Specialist

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Competency Evaluation Staff

Budget Component

Homeless Student Outcomes

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WSIPP Study on Racial Disparity

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Specialized Services for DD Clients

Budget Component

Sick and Safe Employment Leave

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Bolster PEBB Service/Outreach/Training

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Language Access

Budget Component

Home Visiting

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Local Authority for Medicaid Services

Budget Component

Extended Foster Care - Medical

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Superior Courts Case Management System

Budget Component

Family Child Care Providers Award

Budget Component

Working Families Tax Exemption

Budget Component

Involuntary Treatment

Budget Component

WA Telephone Assistance Program

Budget Component

AIM Community Grants

Budget Component

ECEAP Expansion

Budget Component

WCCC 12 Month Eligibility

Budget Component

Performance Based Contracting

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Emergency Food Asst.

Budget Component

Family Engagement Coordinators

Budget Component

Psychiatrist Assignment Pay

Budget Component

Reducing Toxics in Early Life

Budget Component

Non-forecasted Extended Foster Care

Budget Component

Vaccines for Children’s Health Program

Budget Component

Trafficking of Persons Training

Budget Component

Cancer Research

Budget Component

WCCC 12-month Eligibility Level 2

Budget Component

Family Assessment Response Mitigation

Budget Component

Vendor Rate Increase

Budget Component

Parent Education Services

Budget Component

Small Grant Program Policy

Budget Component

Reducing Carbon Pollution

Budget Component

Young Adult Survey

Budget Component

Psychiatric Emergency Response

Budget Component

College Success

Budget Component

Adult Basic Ed

Budget Component

Community Respite Beds

Budget Component

Family Reconciliation Assessments

Budget Component

Grants Program/I-502

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Federal Waiver

Budget Component

HealthPlan WA

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Partnership for Success Grant

Budget Component

Homeless Students

Budget Component

Increased Legal Services

Budget Component

Maintain Current Full Day ECEAP

Budget Component

Education Ombuds

Budget Component

One Family One Team

Budget Component

Most Wanted Website

Budget Component

Children’s Music Foundation

Budget Component

Court Assessments for At-Risk Youth and Child in Need of Services Petitions

Budget Component

Early Achievers Level 2

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Transition Specialist

Budget Component

Foster Youth Education Outcomes

Budget Component

Outdoor Learning Experiences

Budget Component

Behavioral Health Ombuds

Budget Component

Improve Graduation Rates

Budget Component

Domestic Violence Victims

Budget Component

Marijuana Education and Public Health

Budget Component

Fiscal Impact Statements

Budget Component

Hospital Based Clinic Services

Budget Component

Early Achievers Level 2 Payment

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Single Bed Certification Response

Budget Component

Parents for Parents Program

Budget Component

I-502 Cost Benefit

Budget Component

Domestic Violence Services

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Advancing Safer Products

Budget Component

Life Skills Training

Budget Component

Basic Plus Waiver Slots

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Mental Health Collaboration

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Child Care Resource and Referral

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WCCC Child Support Enforcement

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Family Reconciliation Services

Budget Component

Early Hearing Contracts

Budget Component

Family Planning Coverage

Budget Component

Vaccines for CHP Kids

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Substance Abuse Prevention and Reduction

Budget Component

Long Term Care Ombuds Expansion

Budget Component

Family Prosperity Account

Budget Component

Early Achievers TR for Centers

Budget Component

Language Access Providers

Budget Component

Legal Financial Obligation Grants

Budget Component

Additional Requirements for Emergent Needs

Budget Component

Suspend Small Grant Program

Budget Component

Health Professionals Loan Repayment

Budget Component

WIN-211

Budget Component

Mental Health Services

Budget Component

Educational Opportunity Gap

Budget Component

Levy Equalization/Local Effort Asst.

Budget Component

Medicaid Rates

Budget Component

Building Bridges Grant Program

Budget Component

Independent Review Organizations

Budget Component

Post ACA Eligible Response

Budget Component

Maintain ECLIPSE (MTCC) Program

Budget Component

ESAR Phase II and III

Budget Component

Child Legal Representation

Budget Component

Juvenile Welfare in Ferry County

Budget Component

Primary Care Study

Budget Component

Safe Routes to Schools

Budget Component

Youth Residential Services

Budget Component

Area Agencies on Aging

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School Turnaround Program

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Working Connections Child Care

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Child Support Pass-Through

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CPS Staffing

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Diabetes Epidemic

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Kip Tokuda Memorial WA Civil Liberties Education Program

Budget Component

Child Advocacy Centers

Budget Component

Internet Crimes Against Children

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HIV Prevention and Control Fund Transfer

Budget Component

Research on Marijuana Use

Budget Component

Healthy Youth Survey

Budget Component

Homeless Assistance Programs

Budget Component

Homeless Assistance Funding

Budget Component

Tiered Reimbursement – Early Achievers

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Judicial Education Programs

Budget Component

ACA Impact on Eligibility Work

Budget Component

Coordinate Need Grant/College Bound

Budget Component

State School for the Blind: Birth to 3 Services

Budget Component

WorkFirst Fund Balance

Budget Component

Program for Adaptive Living Skills

Budget Component

Dual Language

Budget Component

Opportunity Scholarship

Budget Component

Basic Plus Waiver Transition

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Healthplanfinder Call Center

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Primary Care Physician Rate

Budget Component

TANF Working Connections Child Care Caseload

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Child Permanency

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Juvenile Detention Alternatives

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Year-Up Expansion

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Access to Health Care Providers

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Assisted Outpatient Treatment

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Adult Protective Services

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Special Education Ombuds

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Early Achievers Sustainability

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SNAP Federal Grant

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Foster Child Educational Attainment

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Flame Retardants

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Expand Full-Day K

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Community Competency Evaluations

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Area Health Education Centers

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FAR Proviso

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FMAP Expansion

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Trafficking of Persons

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Office of Youth Homelessness

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WCCC 12-month Eligibility TR

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Sequestration Mitigation

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Parent Representation Caseload

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FES) Evaluation Training

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College Affordability Program

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WA Safer Chemicals Act

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Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment

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Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit

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Urban School Turnaround

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I-BEST

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YVS Crisis Stabilization

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Reduce SSI Facilitator Staffing

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Crime Victim’s Comp – Child Abuse

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Low Income Health Care/I-502

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Outreach to Select Populations

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Federal Authority for BRIDGES Grant

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Chemical Action Plans

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Parents Rep. Program

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Child Care Center Providers

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Revenue Implementation Funding

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LEAN Reduction

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TANF Participation Incentive

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Highly Capable

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Early Intervention

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State Food Program

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Minimum Release Youth

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Sexual Assault Exam Kits

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Guidance for Middle School Students/Guidance CounselorsGuidance for Middle School Students/Guidance Counselors

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Suicide Threat Response

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Youth Tobacco and E-Cig Prevention

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Extended Foster Care - Employed

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Community Health Centers

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ACA Impact on Eligibility Work/Eligibility Staff

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ECEAP M and O Slot Rate Increase

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Mandatory Caseload Adjustment

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Permanency Initiative Funding

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Non-Medicaid Services

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Food Policy Forum

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Implement Chemical Action Plans

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Parent Child Assistance Program

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Individual and Family Services Reduction

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Legislative Youth Advisory Comm

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Early Learning Advisory Council

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Lakeland Village Closure

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CRCs, HOPE, Street Youth

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WA Poison Center

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In Person Assisters

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WA Health Benefits Exchange Operations

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Chemical Dependency Medicaid Rates

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Latino Community Fund

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Legal Services to Agencies

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Maintain Current Extended Day ECEAP

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Family and Children’s Ombuds

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Legal Financial Obligations (LFOs)

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Staffing Reduction

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College Bound PSAT

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Expenditure Authority Adjustment

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Juvenile Offender Basic Training Camp

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Foster Youth Demonstration Site

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Breakfast After the Bell

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Non-Medicaid Funding

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FPAWS v Dreyfus Litigation

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Outdoor Education and Recreation

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Medical Asst. Service Center Call Time/Customer Service Staff

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Fatality Review

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Behavioral Intervention Grants

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WA Defender Assoc. Support

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Behavioral Health Service Data

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Dynamic Fiscal Note Impact

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I-594 Implementation

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Tribal Prevention Services

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Enhanced Respite

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I-1351

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Family Child Care Provider Award

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Foster Parent Litigation

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Applied Behavior Analysis

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WaKids

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BRS Rate Increase

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Transitional non-Medicaid Support

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WA Achievers Scholars

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Call Center Staffing

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Child Care Center Quality Pilot

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Immigration Consequences

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Improved Student Outcomes

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Children’s MH Settlement

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Year Up

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Dispute Resolution

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Children Wraparound Pilot Phase-in

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Healthiest Next Generation

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Marijuana Education

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Readiness to Learn

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Early Start Act

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Office of Public Guardianship

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WorkFirst Program Changes

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FamLink Compliance

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Parental Termination Cases

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LEAN Management

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Improve WorkFirst

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WorkFirst One time Fund Shifting

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Real Hope Act

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New Americans Program

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ABD Disability Standard Change

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Early Warning Dropout Prevention

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Administrative Reductions

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Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment

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Open-Source Parenting Program

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Federal Basic Health Planning

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Crisis Intervention Training

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Youth Suicide Prevention

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Employment Services

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Electronic Time System

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Parental Termination Attorney General Costs

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Case Management Services

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Tobacco Prevention Programs

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Autism Alliance

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Adoption Process

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Maintain Managed Care Rates

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Health Integration Actuarial Study

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Closing the Opportunity Gap

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WIN 211

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Family Home Child Care Rate Increase

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DSHS Permanency Initiative

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Program Compliance

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Adoption Incentive Grant

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Homeless Youth Population

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Suicide Prevention

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Evaluation and Treatment

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Developmental and Autism Screenings

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Non-Medicaid Restorations

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Community Engagement Grants

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Fill Held AG Vacancies

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Family Assessment Response

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Telecommunications Systems Replacement

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Expanded Learning Opportunities

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TANF Contingency Fund

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Individual and Family Support Waiver

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Emergency Food Assistance

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Reach Out and Read

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Homeless Certifications

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Mental Health Enhancements

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Tobacco Use Prevention

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Center Child Care Rate Increase

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Child Dependency Representation

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Enhanced BRS Rate

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State Health Care Innovation Pilot

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Sr. Farmers Market Nutrition Program

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Opportunity Scholarship Program

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Meth Remediation

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Incapacity Exams

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Increase Preschool Access

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Kinship Care Income Disregard

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Community Mobilization

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Maintain MTCC Program

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Tobacco and Marijuana Prevention

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Extended Foster Care

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Behavioral Health Redesign

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Child Care Tiered Reimbursement

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Homeless Student Education Outcomes

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ACA Client Eligibility System

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Family Assessment Response Shortfall

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Local Grant for Early Achievers

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WA State CASA

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Medicaid Plan Choice

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Systematic Education Review

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Farmers Market Nutrition Program

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Parents with Disabilities

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Medicaid Cost Allocation Changes

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CMMS “Lock Out” for CHIP

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