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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Regulations Governing the Certification of Substance Abuse Counselors [18 VAC 115 ‑ 30]
Amendments pursuant to Executive Order 15 (94) to simplify the regulations and reduce the burden on the public.
General Information
Action Summary The Board proposes extending the endorsement provision to include holders of certain national certifications, expanding the requirements for supervisors to enable more individuals to qualify as supervisors, and allowing group supervision to count as equivalent to face to face. The Board also proposes language and formatting changes to make the regulations clearer.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
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
99 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/04/1998.
105 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/15/1999.
466 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/19/2000.
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)527-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.