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Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling [18 VAC 115 ‑ 20]
Public Comment Forum

On this Periodic Review

Review Announcement

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.

CLOSED     Opened on 5/9/2011 and Ended on 6/8/2011

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 Comment Title  Commenter
Virginia is losing/alienating valuable mental health providers Sara Bavis  6/8/11  8:09 pm
Please reconsider policy changes Alyson Woleslagle  6/8/11  4:11 pm
Recent policy decisions need to be reviewed Joanna Bryant, VADOC  6/8/11  12:22 pm
Return to emphasis to competence and not professional identity to benefit and protect the public Dr. Jeffrey Chase, Department of Psychology, Radford University  6/4/11  5:28 pm

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