Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Social Work
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work [18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
This action is part of the regulatory reform initiative.
Regulatory reform
General Information
Action Summary Amendments are adopted pursuant to the Governor’s Regulatory Reform Project to: 1) allow certain electronic face-to-face supervision; 2) facilitate on-line submission of application packages; 3) permit practice in an exempt setting to count towards the active practice requirement for licensure by endorsement; 4) accept qualified practitioners from out-of-state to provide supervision; 5) list the required examinations in regulation; and 6) eliminate required documentation of category II continuing education.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project Yes  [003587]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Dated 10/16/2012
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6468 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/26/2013.
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.