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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Social Work
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Music Therapy (under development) [18 VAC 140 ‑ 30]
Action:
Initial regulations for licensure of music therapists
 
General Information
Action Summary SB633 and HB1562 of the 2020 General Assembly required the Board of Social Work to promulgate regulations governing the practice of music therapy. The Code specifies the requirements for board certification offered by the Certification Board for Music Therapists or any successor organization will be considered as qualification for licensure as a licensed music therapist. The Board will adopt additional requirements similar to other licensed professions for a fee structure, renewal or reinstatement, continuing competency, supervision of persons in training, and standards of practice.
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  [6888]
Associated Mandates Licensure of music therapists
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9232 NOIRA Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (08/16/2021).
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: jaime.hoyle@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.