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Petition 371
Petition Information
Petition Title Petition to require individuals working toward LCSW licensure to obtain an LMSW while working under supervision
Date Filed 7/20/2022    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Joseph Lynch, LCSW 
Petitioner's Request

The petitioner requests that the Board of Social Work amend 18VAC140-20-50, which provides the experience requirements for a licensed clinical social worker, to require a supervisee working toward becoming a licensed clinical social worker to obtain licensure as a licensed master’s social worker while obtaining required experience under supervision.  

 
Agency's Plan

The petition for rulemaking will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations on August 15, 2022 and on the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall. Public comment will open on August 15, 2022 and will close on September 14, 2022. The Board of Social Work will consider the petition and all comments in support or opposition at its meeting currently scheduled for September 23, 2022. The petitioner will be notified of the Board's decision after that meeting.

 
Comment Period Will begin 8/15/2022 and end on 9/14/2022
Agency Decision Pending    

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, 23233
Email Address: jaime.hoyle@dhp.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-4441    FAX: (804)977-9915    TDD: ()-