Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Rules and Regulations For Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services [12 VAC 35 ‑ 105]
|Description||Provides specific standards for licensing of organizations and facilities that provide behavioral health and developmental disability services.|
|State Authority||Virginia Code Sections 37.2-100 and §§ 37.2-400 - 37.2-432.|
|Federal Authority||None entered|
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
To clearly articulate adequate health, safety, care and treatment requirements to assure that individuals receive safe and protected behavioral health and developmental disability services that are appropriate to their needs and levels of functioning.
To clearly articulate Department procedures and actions necessary to implement regulatory requirements with the least possible cost, intrusiveness to consumers, families, and provider organizations.
To provide clear and precise criteria for (a) determining mental health, developmental disability, and substance abuse program accountability and, program compliance with regulatory requirements, and (b) taking actions to enforce compliance.
|Name / Title:||Cleopatra L. Booker, Psy.D. / Director, Office of Licensing|
1220 Bank Street
P.O. Box 1797
Richmond, VA 23218
|Telephone:||(804)663-7271 FAX: (804)692-0066 TDD: ()-|