Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Social Work
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work [18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Reduction in CE hours for continuation of approval to be a supervisor
Action 5702
General Information
Action Summary The Board is proposing an amendment to reduce the number of continuing education (CE) hours necessary to continue being approved as a supervisor. The regulation will retain the requirement for 14 hours of CE for the initial registration of supervision; thereafter, a supervisor will only have to obtain seven hours of CE relating to provision of supervision every five years. The current requirement is 14 hours of CE every five years to continue as an approved supervisor.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [6721]
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
9229 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/07/2021.
9354 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/04/2022.
9636 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/17/2024.
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.