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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Psychology
Regulations Governing the Practice of Psychology [18 VAC 125 ‑ 20]
Periodic review recommendations; acceptance of pre-internship hours
General Information
Action Summary The purposes of the planned regulatory action are: removal of unnecessary requirements for licensure by endorsement, such as 20 years of experience as a licensee in another state; acceptance of pre-internship supervised professional experience in lieu of all or part of the post-doctoral residency currently required; consistency in requirements for a jurisprudence examination; extension of the prohibition on sexual intimacies with clients from two years to five years following termination; and clarification of existing regulations.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [002226]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5332 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/06/2010.
5489 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/15/2011.
5877 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/20/2012.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)327-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.