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A
AA Area Administrator
ABAWD Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents
ABD Aged, Blind, Disabled.
ABE Adult Basic Education
ACES Automated Client Eligibility System
ACP Address Confidentiality Program.
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act.
ADATSA Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Treatment and Support Act
ADSA Aging & Disability Services Administration
AFH Adult Family Home
AL Alternative Living
ALF Assisted Living Facility
APS Adult Protective Services
ARC Adult Residential Care
ARCF Adult Residential Care Facility
ARP Alternative Residential Placement
ARPP Alternate Residential Placement Petition
ARRC Adult Residential Rehabilitation Center
ARTF Adult Residential Treatment Facility
ARY At-Risk-Youth

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B
BARS Budgeting, Accounting, and Reporting System
BHP Basic Health Plan
BIA Bureau of Indian Affairs
BL Black Lung
BLS Basic Life Support
BNHA Bureau of Nursing Home Affair
BPCH Bureau of Parent-Child Health
BTC Basic Training Camp

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C
C/W Complaining Witness
CA Children's Administration
CA/N Child Abuse and/or Neglect
CAMIS Case and Management Information System
CAPTA Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act

CapTel

Captioned Telephone
CARE Comprehensive Assessment Reporting Evaluation
CARES Comprehensive Adult Resources Evaluation System
CASSP Child & Adolescent Services System Project
CATS Client Activity Tracking System
CCSP Child Care Subsidy Program
CHINS Child in Need of Services
CHIP Childrens Health Insurance Program
CJS Consolidated Juvenile Services
CM Case Manager
CMHIS Community Mental Health Information System
CMIS Case Management Information System
CMSUP Case Manager Supervisor
CN Categorically Needy
CNIL Categorically Needy Income Level
COPES Community Options Program Entry System
CPA Child Placement Agency
CPG Child Placement Guidelines
CPS Child Protective Services
CPT Child Protection Team
CRA Community Risk Assessment
CRN Certified Registered Nurse
CRP Community Residential Placement
CRU Community Relations Unit,
Complaint Resolution Unit
CSD Community Services Division
CSE Child Support Enforcement
CSO Community Services Office
CSTC Child Study and Treatment Center
CW Case Worker
CWS Child Welfare Services
CWTAP Child Welfare Training and Advancement Program
CYFS Children, Youth and Family Services

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D
DACB Disabled Adult Child Benefits
DBHR Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery
DBSC Deaf-Blind Service Center
DCC Day Care Center
DCFS Division of Children and Family Services
DCP Disabled Children's Program
DCS Division of Child Support
DDD Division of Developmental Disabilities
DHH Deaf and Hard of Hearing
DV Domestic Violence
DVR Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

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E
EA-Z Eligibility A-Z Manual
EBT Electronic Benefits Transfer
ECEAP Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program
EFT Electronic Funds Transfer
EOMB Explanation of Medical Benefits
ESA Economic Services Administration
ESH Eastern State Hospital

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F
FAE Fetal Alcohol Effect
FAP Food Assistance Program
FAS Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
FBR Federal Benefit Rate
FC Foster Care
FCRN Foster Care Resource Network
FDAA Federal Disaster Assistance Administration
FDP Food Distribution Program
FFH Family Foster Homes
FFK Family for Kids
FH Foster Home
FHSS Family Homes Support Services
FIT Family Integrated Treatment
FMLA Family Medical Leave Act
FORS Felony Offender Reporting System
FPAWS Foster Parents Association of Washington State
FPC Family Policy Council
FPL Federal Poverty Level
FR First Responder
FRC Family Resources Coordination
FRS Family Reconciliation Services
FSAS Food Stamp Accounting System
FSO Field Services Office
FUP Family Unity Program

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G
GAL Guardian Ad Litem
GAN General Assistance Non-continuing
GA-H General Assistance - Children with a Legal Guardian
GA-P General Assistance - Pregnancy
GA-U General Assistance - Unemployable
GA-X General Assistance - Expedited Medicaid
GIA Grant-in-aid

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H
HBS Home Based Services
HCDA Housing and Community Development
HCS Home & Community Services
HCSO Home & Community Services Office
HEN Housing and Essential Needs
HFW Health Field Worker
HH Household
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act
HLA-WA Hearing Loss Association of Washington

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I
ICF Intermediate Care Facility
ICF/IID Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
ICM Infant Case Management
ICMS Incapacity Case Management System
ICS Integrated Client System
ICW Indian Child Welfare
ICWA Indian Child Welfare Act
ICWAC Indian Child Welfare Advisory Committee
IEVS Income and Eligibility Verification System
IFG Individual and Family Grant
IFSP Individualized Family Service Plan
IHHCR Intensive Home Health Care Review
IHP Individual Habilitation Plan
IL Independent Living
ILP Independent Living Plan
ILR Independent Living Rehabilitation
IP Intensive Parole
IPAC Indian Policy Advisory Council
IPSA Intensive Parole Supervision Assessment
IS Initiating State
IS Institutionalized Spouse
ISFP Individual Family Service Plan
ISP Individual Service Plan
ISSD Information System Services Division
ITA Involuntary Treatment Act
IVES Income Verification Eligibility System
IWW Immediate Wage Withholding

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J
JC Juvenile Court
JCA Juvenile Court Administrator
JPC Juvenile Parole Counselor
JRA Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration
JSC Job Service Center
JTP Job Training and Placement
JTPA Job Training Partnership Act

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L
LBW Low Birth Weight
LC Learning Center
LEAP Legislative Evaluation and Accountability Program
LEP Limited English Proficiency
LES Limited English Speaking
LICWAC Local Indian Child Welfare Act Committee
LIHEAA Low Income Home Energy Assistance Act
LKA Last Known Address
LKE Last Known Employer
LOS Length of Stay
LPN Licensed Practical Nurse
LSP License Suspension Program
LTAP Lifeline Telephone Assistance Program
LTC Long-Term Care
LUA Limited Utility Allowance

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M
MACSC Medical Assistance Customer Service Center
MBO Management by Objective
MBR Master Beneficiary Record
MCH Maternal Child Health
MCO Managed Care Organization
MDA Monthly Deduction Amount
MDT Multi-Disciplinary Team
MEDS Medical Eligibility Determination Services
MER Medicaid Eligibility Rate
MERQ Medicaid Extension Quarterly Report
MFCU Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
MHCTS Mental Health Client Tracking System
MHD Mental Health Division
MHI Mental Health Institution
MHIIS Mental Health Institutional Information System
MHOC Mental Health Oversight Committee
MHP Mental Health Professional
MHSIP Mental Health Statistical Improvement Project
MIO Mentally Ill Offender
MLR Minimum Licensing Requirements
MMIS Medicaid Management Information System
MN Medically Needy
MOS Month of Service
MQT Medicaid Qualifying Trust
MSP Medicare Savings Program
MSR Monthly Status Report
MSS Maternity Support Services
MSW Master of Social Work

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N
NAFS Non-Assistance Food Stamps
NAPS Non-assistance Payment System
NCP Non-custodial Parent
NCSA National and Community Service Act
NDVR Non-Disabled Vocational Rehabilitation
NF Nursing Facility
NIAAA National Institute Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism
NICU Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
NIDA National Institute on Drug Abuse
NSCA National and Community Service Act

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O
ODHH Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
OFR Office of Financial Recovery
OI Orthopedically Impaired
OIS Office of Diversity and Inclusion
OIS Office of Information Systems
OJT On-the-Job Training
OJJ Office of Juvenile Justice
ORIA Office of Refugee & Immigrant Assistance
P
PALS Program for Alternative Living Skills
PIO Public Information Officer
PPFH Permanency Planning Foster Home
PPO Preferred Provider Organization

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Q
QDRO Qualified Domestic Relations Order
QDWI Qualified Disabled and Working Individual (S04)
QI Qualified Individual
QMB Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (S03)
QMRP Qualified Mental Retardation Professional
QOC Quarter of Coverage
QP Qualified Parent

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R
RA Refugee Assistance,
Regional Administrator
RAC Regional Advisory Committee
RAP Refugee Assistance Program
RCA Refugee Cash Assistance
RCS Residential Care Services
RDA Research and Data Analysis
RHC Residential Habilitation Center
RIF Reduction in Force
RM Regional Manager
RMA Refugee Medical Assistance
RSA Rehabilitative Services Administration
RSN Regional Support Network
RSO Registered Sex Offender
RTW Returned To Work

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S
SCAN State Controlled Area Network
SCC Special Commitment Center
SCHIP State Childrens Health Insurance Program
SDR Service Delivery Redesign
SIDS Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
SLIM Sign Language Interpreter Management
SNF Skilled Nursing Facility
SNG State Need Grant
SOLA State Operated Living Alternative
SOP Sex Offender on Parole
SOP Sex Offender Program
SS Suspended Sentence
SSP State Supplemental Income Payment
SSPS Social Services Payment System
SW Social Worker

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T
TANF Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
TBJ Traumatic Brain Injury
TLA Teen Living Assessment
TLR Temporary Lawful Resident Alien
TPR Termination of Parental Rights
TV Temporary Visiting Rights

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U
UC Unemployment Compensation
UIFSA Uniform Interstate Family Support Act
UM Unmarried Mother
UME Unusual Medical Expenses
UTL Unable to Locate

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V
VAWA Violence Against Women Act
VDV Victim of Domestic Violence
VOCA Victims of Crime Act
VR Vocational Rehabilitation
VSA Victim of Sexual Assault (or Abuse)
VW Victim/Witness
VWPRIOR Victim Witness Notification Prior to Release

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W
WAR Warrant
WH Warrant Hold
WIC Women, Infants and Children program
WSH Western State Hospital
WSP Washington State Patrol
WSPCJJ Washington State Partnership Council on Juvenile Justice, formerly Governors Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee
WTAP Washington Telephone Assistance Program
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Y
YCR Youth Competency Report
YSR Youth Self Report (Kid screen)