|Petition Title||License QMHPs|
|Date Filed||3/22/2023 [Transmittal Sheet]|
The petitioner requests that the Board license qualified mental health professionals as licensed mental health professionals. The petitioner states that QMHPs are highly trained in the behavioral aspect of mental health and many hold masters degrees or higher.
The petition for rulemaking will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations on April 24, 2023. The petition will also be published on the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at www.townhall.virginia.gov to receive public comment, which will open on April 24, 2023 and close on May 24, 2023. The Board will consider the petition at its next meeting after the close of public comment, currently scheduled for July 21, 2023. The petitioner will be notified of the Board's decision after that meeting.
|Comment Period||Ended 5/24/2023 19 comments|
|Agency Decision||Take no action [Transmittal Sheet]|
|Agency Decision Summary||
The Board considered this petition at its July 21st, 2023 meeting. The Board decided to take no action on the petition as the requested action is outside of the Board's jurisdiction. The General Assembly determines whether a practice group is licensed, certified, or registered.
|Name / Title:||Jaime Hoyle / Executive Director|
9960 Mayland Drive
|Telephone:||(804)367-4406 FAX: (804)527-4435 TDD: ()-|