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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Petition 341
Petition Information
Petition Title Credit for client contact hours during internship in counseling
Date Filed 3/24/2021    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Dawne Sherman 
Petitioner's Request

To allow all face-to-face client contact hours accrued during the supervised graduate internship in excess of the minimum required 240 direct client hours to be counted towards the 2000 total required direct client contact hours required for residency.

Agency's Plan

The petition will be posted on Townhall and published in the Register of Regulations on April 12, 2021 with comment requested until May 12, 2021. The petition and all comments received will be considered at the first meeting of the Regulatory Committee scheduled after the comment period on August 6, 2021. The Board will receive a recommendation from the Committee and decide whether to initiate rulemaking at its meeting on August 20, 2021. 

Comment Period Ended 5/12/2021
Agency Decision Pending    

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, 23233
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