Behavioral Health Services


~~WAC 246-341-0720 Outpatient services—Recovery support—Supported employment mental health and sub-stance use disorder services.  Supported employment mental health and substance use disorder services assist in job search, placement services, and training to help individuals find competitive jobs in their local communities.
(1) An agency that provides certified supported employment services must meet the general requirements for recovery support services in WAC 246-341-0718.
(2) A behavioral health agency that provides supported employment services must have knowledge of and provide individuals access to employment and education opportunities by coordinating efforts with one or more entities that provide other rehabilitation and employment services, such as:
(a) The department of social and health services' division of vocational rehabilitation (DVR), which provides supported employment under WAC 388-891-0840 by community rehabilitation program contract as described in WAC 388-892-0100;
(b) The department of social and health services' community services offices;
(c) Community, trade, and technical colleges;
(d) The business community;
(e)  WorkSource, Washington  state's official  site for online employment services;
(f) Washington state department of employment security; and
(g) Organizations that provide job placement within the community.

State Policies & Initiatives: 
  • Other
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
  • Department of Health and Social Services
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