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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Psychology
Regulations Governing the Certification of Sex Offender Treatment Providers [18 VAC 125 ‑ 30]
Regulatory review changes
General Information
Action Summary Amendments will: 1) delete a “comparable degree” as an acceptable educational credential to eliminate language that may be confusing to applicants; 2) clarify the types of licenses one must hold to qualify as a supervisor for clinical experience; 3) allow acceptance of continuing education hours offered by one of the state chapters of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers; 4) specify that the standards of practice apply to applicants as well as certificate holders; and 5) add romantic relationships with clients or trainees as grounds for unprofessional conduct.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project Yes  [003956]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Dated 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
6895 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/15/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)327-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.