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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Board
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
chapter
Rules and Regulations For Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services [12 VAC 35 ‑ 105]
Action:
Add OTs, OTAs, and editing definitions of QMHP, QMRP, Paraprofessionals per Ch 136 and 418 (2017)
 
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this regulatory action is to be consistent and comply with Chapters 136 and 418 of the 2017 Acts of Assembly regarding who shall be included in the definitions of qualified mental health professionals, qualified mental retardation professionals, and qualified paraprofessionals in mental health. Also, certain definitions are deferred, in accordance with Chapter 418, to the Department of Health Professions’ Board of Counseling (18VAC115-80).
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  [005245]
Associated Mandates Add OTs, OTAs, and editing definitions of QMHP, QMRP, Paraprofessionals per Ch 136 and 418 (2017)
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8081 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/18/2017 and expires on 6/17/2019.
8261 Proposed DPB review in progress.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily Bowles  / Legal Coordinator, Office of Licensing
Address: 1220 Bank Street
P.O. Box 1797
Richmond, VA 23218-1797
Email Address: emily.bowles@dbhds.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)225-3281    FAX: (804)692-0066    TDD: (804)371-8977