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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Regulations Governing the Registration of Qualified Mental Health Professionals [under development] [18 VAC 115 ‑ 80]
Action Initial regulations for registration of Qualified Mental Health Professionals
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ends 4/5/2019
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2/5/19  10:31 am
Commenter: Shannon Bennett, Loudoun County Department of Mental Health

QMHP-E Supervision requirements

The requirement that only a licensed professional can supervise a QMHP-E's experience towards becoming a QMHP-A or QMHP-C is particularly onerous considering the current shortage of licensed mental health professionals in the state of Virginia and could lead to a shortage of QMHP's as well.