Publications Library

The Department maintains a library of over 1,000 publications available to the public. Department publications are listed below by number, title and program area.

All publications are available as PDF files. Some are offered as videos and many can be ordered free of charge from the printing department. Many publications are translated into foreign languages. View the list of possible languages. To order a hard copy of a publication from the Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing, please email Kelly Robison.

To order a hard copy of a publication, please visit My Fulfillment Store Front.

Aging & Long-Term Support

Number Publication Title Download Publication Printed copies available? Languages available for print: YouTube link
22-1740 Mental Health, Level 1 Capable Caregiving for Mental Wellness (10/17)
22-1749 ALTSA Assisted Living Guide (10/17)
22-1752 Instructor Guide: Mental Health, Level 1 Capable Caregiving for Mental Wellness (2/18)
22-1761 Career Options for Nursing Assistants-Certified Rack Card (6/18)
22-1762 Housing Brochure (3/21)
22-1781 ALTSA - Medicaid Alternative Care & Tailored Supports for Older Adults (African American) (7/18)
  • English
22-1782 ALTSA - Medicaid Alternative Care & Tailored Supports for Older Adults (Caucasian) (7/18)

yes

  • English
22-1785 Nurse Delegation Training Manual for Nursing Assistants and Home Caregivers - Focus on Diabetes
22-1817 ALTSA - RCS Behavioral Health Support Team Brochure (5/19)
22-1828 Traumatic Brain Injury - TBI, Level 1 - Capable Caregiving (Rev. 12/2019)
22-1829 Instructor Guide, Traumatic Brain Injury, Level 1 - Capable Caregiving
22-1830 Fundamentals of Caregiving -– 3rd Edition

yes

  • English
22-1831 Fundamentals of Caregiving Facilitator’s Guide – 3rd Edition

no

22-1849 Diabetes, Level 1 Capable Caregiving for Diabetes Care (3/21)
22-1854 DSHS Community Instructor — Qualification Requirements

no

22-1855 DSHS Facility Instructor — Qualification Requirements

no

22-1878 Long-Term Care (LTC) Quality Improvement Program (Rev. 10/22)
22-1896 Background Check Applicant Guide

yes

  • English
  • Spanish
22-1898 DSHS High School Home Care Aide Instructor – Qualification Requirements (10/22)

no

22-1901 Finding Our Balance - Prevent Slips, Trips & Stumbles (11/2022)
22-1904 Instructor Guide -- Substance Use Disorder, Level 1 Capable Caregiving (1/23)
22-1913 Traumatic Brain Injury TBI Resources and Workbook (2/2023)

no

22-1922 Substance Use Disorder Level 1 Capable Caregiving, DSHS 22-1922

no

22-1942 UGA Court Visitor and Guardianship Model Training Program, WA State Superior Courts: MINORS
  • English
22-1948 UGA Court Visitor and Guardianship Model Training Program, WA State Superior Courts: ADULTS
  • English
22-221 Employment Reference Guide for Individual Providers (Rev. 5/19)

yes

  • English
22-277 Caregivers Handbook (Rev. 6/13)

yes

  • English
22-388 Self Directed Care (Rev. 8/19)

no

  • English
22-573 End-Harm Magnets

no

22-619 Medicaid and Long-Term Care Services for Adults (Rev. 7/22)

yes

  • English
22-707 Choosing care in an Adult Family Home or Assisted Living Facility (Rev. 1/19)

no

22-810 Partners in Protection: A Guide for Reporting Vulnerable Adult Abuse (Rev. 11/20)

yes

  • English
22-996 Relatives as Parents Program (Rev. 5/08)

yes

  • English

Children and Family Services - Adoption, Foster Parenting, Licensing, Training and more

Number Publication Title Download Publication Printed copies available? Languages available for print: YouTube link
22-1139 Kitsap County Foster Care

yes

  • English
22-1139
22-1150 Foster Parent and Caregiver Support Line

yes

  • English
KIKL300@dshs.wa.gov
22-1161 Washington State's Foster Care Independent Living, Transitional Living, and Educational and Training Voucher Programs

no

22-1172 You Can Go To College

yes

  • English
KIKL300@dshs.wa.gov
22-1185 Social Workers Practice Guide to Education for Children & Youth in Foster Care

yes

  • English
22-1210 Helping Foster Children Achieve Educational Stability and Success

yes

  • English
22-1263 Get SETuP - Supplemental Education Transitional Planning Program

yes

  • English
PRJI300@dshs.wa.gov
22-1272 Homebuilders - Intensive Family Preservation Services

yes

  • English
  • Spanish
MADI300@dshs.wa.gov
22-1314 Social Worker's Practice Guide to Domestic Violence

no

22-1405 EndHarm Wallet Card

yes

  • English
22-1445 Initial Health Screen Handout

no

22-1497 All My Relations Video Discussion Guide

no

22-1508 Community FAR Brochure

yes

  • English
  • Spanish
22-1523 Run Prevention Tips for Staff
22-1524 How to Help a Youth Who is at Risk to Run

no

22-1525 Resource Information for Youth at Risk to Run

no

22-1526 When a Youth Runs and Returns

no