Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Petition 49
Petition Information
Petition Title Coursework in marriage and family therapy
Date Filed 9/6/2007   
Petitioner Philip Campbell 
Petitioner's Request

To allow an applicant to be licensed as a marriage and family therapist (MFT) based on a review of course work by another MFT to determine courses necessary for clinical practice.

Agency's Plan

The board will consider public comment and make a determination about amending regulations at its meeting on October 26, 2007.

Comment Period Began 10/1/2007    Ended 10/22/2007
Agency Decision Take no action    
Response Date 10/26/2007
Agency Decision Summary

The Board determined that amendments to current regulations to allow non-Board members to determine acceptability of coursework and qualification for licensure was not consistent with its statutory authority to license marriage and family therapists.