Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Social Work
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work [18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Regulatory review changes
Action 4475
General Information
Action Summary Regulations are amended to: 1) require submission of an application for licensure within two years of completion of supervised experience; 2) require register supervision whenever there is a change in the supervisor, the supervised practice, or clinical services or location; and 3) add romantic relationships to the unprofessional conduct section.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004574]
New Periodic Review This action will be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7382 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/10/2016.
7516 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/02/2016.
7842 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/28/2017.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.