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RCW 70.96C was enacted by the Washington State Legislature into law.  It contains requirements for the GAIN-SS (Global Assessment of Individual Needs-Short Screener)

See RCW 70.96C, Sections 010 and 020 relating to DBHR-contracted publicly funded treatment agencies, effective January 1, 2007.

For Questions about using the GAIN-SS, contact your DBHR Regional Administrator or Regional Treatment Manager.

Forms and TARGET information about the GAIN-SS are found at:

  • DSHS Electronic Form #14-479 (GAIN-SS TARGET Form & data dictionary)[PDF] >
  • DSHS Electronic Form #04-416 (Page 6 of the admission & assessment packet) [WORD]  [PDF] or search for the form number at DSHS Forms