Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Social Work
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work [18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Regulatory review changes
General Information
Action Summary Regulations are amended to: 1) require submission of an application for licensure within two years of completion of supervised experience; 2) require register supervision whenever there is a change in the supervisor, the supervised practice, or clinical services or location; and 3) add romantic relationships to the unprofessional conduct section.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004574]
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7382 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 2/10/2016.
7516 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/2/2016.
7842 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/28/2017.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.