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Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulations to Assure the Rights of Individuals Receiving Services from Providers Licensed, Funded, or Operated by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services [12 VAC 35 ‑ 115]
Adds Licensed Behavior Analysts Regarding Behavioral Treatment Plans
General Information
Action Summary This action corrects an unintended consequence from revisions which became effective on February 9, 2017. This action amends 12 VAC35-115-105(B) (Behavioral Treatment Plans) to included licensed behavior analysts to those professional who may conduct a detailed and systematic assessment of the behavior and the situations in which the behavior occurs before a provider may use individualized restrictions such as restraint or time out in a behavioral treatment plan to address challenging behaviors that present an immediate danger to the individual or others. .
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  [005182]
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
8082 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/01/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Deb Lochart  / Director, Office of Human Rights
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St., 13th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-0032    FAX: (804)371-2308    TDD: (804)371-8977

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.