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.

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
22-1185 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
22-1314 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

22-1527 When a Youth Returns Tips for Staff

no

22-1528 Youth at Risk for Running Away

no

22-1537 Caregiver Tips for Pregnant and Parenting Youth
  • English
  • Spanish
22-1538 Guidebook for Pregnant and Parenting Teens
22-1539 Social Worker Tips for Pregnant and Parenting Youth
22-1540 Teen Fathers Tips for Your in State Foster Care
22-1541 Teen Mothers Tips for Youth in State Foster Care
22-1577 Infant Safe Sleep Guidelines
22-163 Protecting the Abused & Neglected Child

no

22-1632 Rights of Children and Youth in Foster Care

yes

22-1688 Guide to Shared Planning Meetings

no

  • English
22-1714 Caregiver Tip Sheet

no

  • English
22-1715 Parent Tip Sheet

no

  • English
22-1716 Caseworker Tip Sheet

no

  • English
22-1746 Reporting Responsibilities for Foster Parents WAC 388-148
22-1763 Reporting Responsibilities for Group Care Facilities WAC 388-145
22-320 The Little Fox - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (Birth to 5 years)

no

22-356 The Little Mask - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (6 to 11 years)

no

22-359 Sees No Danger & Wanders Afar - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (12 to 17 years)

no

22-360 Travels in Circles - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (18 to 22 years)

no

22-448 Family Reconciliation Services - Keeping Families Together

no

22-451 Foster Home Complaint Process

yes

  • English
  • Spanish
22-573 EndHarm Card

no

22-578 Shaken Baby Syndrome

yes

  • English
  • Spanish
strengtheningfamilies@del.wa.gov
22-704 Adoption Search in Washington State, Finding Connections to the Past

yes

  • English
22-816 Education Advocacy Program - Improving Education Outcomes for Children and Youth in Foster Care

yes

  • English

Developmental Disabilities

Number Publication Title Download Publication Printed copies available? Languages available for print: YouTube link
Reporting Abuse and Neglect (11/18)
Meeting the mental health needs for people with intellectual disabilities (3/17)
DDA - Housing Partnership flyer (8/18)
  • English
22-1070 DDA Adult Family Homes Fact Sheet
22-1173 Developmental Disabilities Administration Assessment - About services and supports (Rev. 11/13)

no

22-1174 Developmental Disabilities Administration Assessment - Information (Rev. 5/13)

no

22-1244 People with disabilities are at a greater risk of being hit by a car (2/08)

no

22-1463 Employment Support Services for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

yes

  • English
  • Cambodian
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Laotian
  • Russian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
22-1673 IFS Waiver Flyer

yes

  • English
  • Cambodian
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Laotian
  • Russian
  • Serbo-Croatian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • Other Languages
22-1679 Required Documentation for DDA Eligibility

yes

  • English
22-1685 Welcome to DDA - You Are Now Enrolled (5/23)
22-1719 Person Centered Plan Facilitator Flyer (5/17)