Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Social Work
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work [18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Action:
Unprofessional conduct/practice of conversion therapy
 
General Information
Action Summary The Board intends to specify in regulations that the requirement for persons licensed or registered by the Board to conduct "one's practice in such a manner so as to make the practice a danger to the health and welfare of one's clients or to the public " precludes the provision of conversion therapy and to define what conversion therapy is and is not. The goal is to align regulations of the Board with the stated policy and ethics for the profession of social work.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [005872]
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8562 NOIRA Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (7/8/2019).
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address: jaime.hoyle@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.