Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Counseling
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling [18 VAC 115 ‑ 20]
Action:
Exemption from CE requirement for new licensees
 
General Information
Action Summary In this fast-track action, the Board of Counseling will 1) grant an exemption from continuing education requirements for the first renewal of a license issued by examination; and 2) amend the endorsement requirements to make it possible for persons who hold other behavioral health licenses to obtain a substance abuse treatment professional license.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 18 VAC 115-20 Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  18 VAC 115 - 50 Regulations Governing the Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy Amend Existing Regulation
  18 VAC 115 - 60 Regulations Governing the Licensure of Substance Abuse Professionals Amend Existing Regulation
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005141]
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7979 Fast-Track Comment period is underway and will end on 12/13/2017.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: jaime.hoyle@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.