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Secretary's List of Crimes and Negative Actions

The Secretary of DSHS approved the Secretary's List of Crimes and Negative Actions (Secretary's List), based on state and federal law and regulation.

The Secretary's List for programs administered by Aging and Long-Term Support Administration, Home and Community Services Division, for people working or serving with unsupervised access to vulnerable adults:

  • Home and Community Services Division programs including, but not limited to:
    o   In-home Service Providers
    o   Home Care Agencies
    o   Individual Providers

The Secretary's List for programs administered by Aging and Long-Term Support Administration, Residential Care Services Division, for people working or serving with unsupervised access to vulnerable adults:

  • Residential Care Services Division programs including, but not limited to:
    o   Nursing Homes
    o   Assisted Living Facilities
    o   Adult Family Homes

The Secretary's List for programs administered by Children's Administration, for people working or serving with unsupervised access to children:

  • Children's Administration programs including, but not limited to:
    o   Foster Care Licensing
    o   Adoptions
    o   Providers

The Secretary's List for all other people working or serving with unsupervised access to vulnerable adults, juveniles, and children in programs administered by the Department including, but not limited to:

o   Developmental Disabilities Administration
o   Economic Services Administration
o   Financial Services Administration
o   Juvenile Justice and Rehabilitation Administration
o   Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
o   Special Commitment Center
o   Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing
o   All other programs and state employees