Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Public Hearing to Receive Comment on 12VAC35-250 Peer Recovery Specialists (Action 4796)

Meeting Details
Date / Time 11/19/2018  1:00 pm
Location DBHDS Central Office
11th Floor Conference Room
Jefferson Building
1220 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219 
Board Website 
Agenda document pdf Meeting Agenda 10/31/2018   (164k)
Minutes document pdf Meeting minutes 11/27/2018   (133k)       FINAL
Disability Friendly? Yes       Deaf interpreter available upon request? Yes
Purpose of the meeting
To receive comment on this new regulation, which provides administrative structure for DBHDS qualifications, education, and experience for peer recovery specialists to ensure that individuals providing peer recovery services in Virginia’s public system of behavioral health services demonstrate a baseline of practical knowledge. All interested citizens are encouraged to participate; however, for clarification to anyone who expresses interest in the hearing: This hearing is to receive comment only on the text of the DBHDS regulation that is in the adoption process, and on no other issues related to the system or other regulations.
Meeting Scope
Public hearing to discuss a proposed change
Discuss particular regulations / chapters
General business
This meeting will involve discussion of the following chapters
12 VAC 35-250 Peer Recovery Specialists [under development]

Contact Information
Name / Title: Ruth Anne Walker  / Director of Regulatory Affairs
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St.
Richmond, 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-2252    FAX: (804)786-8623    TDD: (804)371-8977