Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Social Work
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work [18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
This action is part of the regulatory reform initiative.
Regulatory reform
Action 3898
General Information
Action Summary Amendments are adopted pursuant to the Governor’s Regulatory Reform Project to: 1) allow certain electronic face-to-face supervision; 2) facilitate on-line submission of application packages; 3) permit practice in an exempt setting to count towards the active practice requirement for licensure by endorsement; 4) accept qualified practitioners from out-of-state to provide supervision; 5) list the required examinations in regulation; and 6) eliminate required documentation of category II continuing education.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003587]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 10/16/2012
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
6468 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/26/2013.
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.