Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Regulations Governing the Registration of Qualified Mental Health Professionals [18 VAC 115 ‑ 80]
Registration of QMHP-trainees
Action 5444
General Information
Action Summary The Board has adopted regulations to implement registration of persons who are in training to become a qualified mental health professional-adult (QMHP-A) or qualified mental health professional-child (QMHP-C). Amendments for registration as a trainee specify the same education or licensure requirement required to register as a QMHP-A or QMHP-C.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [006194]
Associated Mandates Definition of QMHP trainees
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
8843 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/29/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.