is a process in which a trained mediator conducts a meeting with you and DVR
representative, usually your DVR counselor, to help you settle a disagreement.
(a) The mediator does not work for
(b) The mediator does not make
decisions about your case.
Mediation is voluntary for all parties.
(a) Each party presents information or
(b) The mediator reviews
and explains the laws that apply; and
(c) The mediator helps you and the DVR
representative reach an agreement, if possible.
(3) You may ask someone to represent you
during the mediation, including a CAP representative, however, you must be
(4) Agreements you and DVR
reach through mediation are not legally binding.
Wash. Admin. Code
18-12-035, Filed 5/29/2018, effective