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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]
Certification requirements for counselors and assistants
General Information
Action Summary The intended action by is compliance with House Bill 2095 (Chapter 460 of the 2001 Acts of the Assembly) to promulgate regulations for certification of substance abuse counselors with a bachelor’s degree level of education and substance abuse counseling assistants with a high school or GED degree level of education.
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
1424 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/21/2001.
1896 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/31/2003.
2200 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/18/2003.
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.