Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling [18 VAC 115 ‑ 20]
Review 1026
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 4/19/2011
Notice of Periodic Review
The Virginia Board of Counseling is conducting a periodic review of its current regulations governing licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists and licensed substance abuse professionals and is requesting comment on the current regulations.
The Board will consider whether the existing regulations are essential to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public in providing assurance that licensed practitioners are competent to practice. Alternatives to the current regulations or suggestions for clarification of the regulation will also be received and considered.
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 5/9/2011
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 6/8/2011

Comments Received: 4

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
pdf TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (5/3/2013)
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line