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]
Hours of ethics for continuing education
General Information
Action Summary The Board intends to amend the requirements for continuing education in section 105 to increase the hours pertaining to ethics or the standards of practice for behavioral health professions from a minimum of two to six hours every two years.
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  [005436]
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8228 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 9/5/2018.
8404 Proposed Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (1/7/2019).
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.