Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Social Work
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work [18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Correction to qualification for LBSW licensure
Action 5494
General Information
Action Summary In an action that became effective March 5, 2020, the Board eliminated the requirement in section 60 for hours of supervised practice to qualify for licensure as a licensed baccalaureate social worker. The requirement in section 51 for an applicant to submit documentation of supervised practice was overlooked in that action. Therefore, subsection B 3 is deleted for consistency.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [006338]
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
8912 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/15/2020.
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.