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.


About using the GAIN-SS, contact the BHO for your regional service area:

Forms and TARGET Information

About the GAIN-SS are found at:

  • DSHS Electronic Form #14-479 (GAIN-SS TARGET form & data dictionary)
  • DSHS Electronic Form #04-416 (Page 6 of the admission & assessment packet)