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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Petition 383
Petition Information
Petition Title QMHP Supervisor Qualifications and Independent Practice
Date Filed 4/5/2023    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Kathy Johnson 
Petitioner's Request

The petitioner requests that Qualified Mental Health Professionals (QMHPs) who are dually registered, Child and Adult, who were grandfathered in, who hold a Master's or higher in Social Work, Human Services or Psychology and more than 10 years professional work experience in mental/behavioral health should be considered qualified supervisors for QMHP-T's.


The petitioner also requests that those who meet the above requirements should be able to practice independently. 

Agency's Plan

The petition for rulemaking will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations on May 8, 2023. The petition will also be published on the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at to receive public comment, which will open on May 8, 2023 and will close on June 7, 2023. The Board will consider the petition and all comments in support or opposition at the next meeting after the close of public comment, currently scheduled for July 21, 2023. The petitioner will be notified of the Board’s decision after that meeting.

Comment Period red dot In Progress!
Ends 6/7/2023
Currently 0 comments
Agency Decision Pending    

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
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