Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulations to Assure the Protection of Participants in Human Research [12 VAC 35 ‑ 180]
|Description||This regulation defines policy and review requirements to protect individuals with mental illness, mental retardation, and substance abuse or dependence problems who are participants in human research performed by facilities or programs operated, funded, or licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.|
|State Authority||Sections 37.2-203 and 37.2-402 of Va . Code|
|Federal Authority||None entered|
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
To protect the rights and health of the participants in human research conducted in the public mental health system.
To ensure that participation in human research is voluntary and entered into with adequate knowledge of the research procedures, risks, and benefits.
To minimize the costs and intrusiveness of the administrative procedures to research organizations and the citizens of Virginia.
|Name / Title:||Ruth Anne Walker / Regulatory Coordinator|
1220 Bank St., 11th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
|Telephone:||(804)225-2252 FAX: (804)786-8623 TDD: (804)371-8977|