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Department of Health Professions
Board of Social Work
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work [18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
24 guidance documents relevant to this chapter for the criteria specified

ID Title Effective Date  
Agency level documents applying to all of this agency's boards
76-10.06 Disciplinary process for cases involving non-compliance with section 54.1-2400.6 1/5/2023 
76-10.17 Publication of Notices and Orders on the Department websites 1/5/2023 
76-10.24 Summary suspensions and restrictions 3/6/2018 
76-20.04 Disclosure of non-investigative information by the Department 1/5/2023 
76-20.05 Disclosure of Information to Health Practitioner Monitoring Program 1/5/2023 
76-34 Reporting by Hospitals and Other Health Care Institutions 9/16/2021 
76-35 Virginia Freedom of Information Act Requests 9/1/2022 
76-40.01 Receipt and investigation of allegations of misconduct 1/5/2023 
76-40.02 Unlicensed activity 1/5/2023 
76-40.05 Diciplinary cases involving board members 1/5/2023 
76-80.12 Extension of time for active duty service members or spouses 1/5/2023 
76-90.01 Prescription Drug Monitoring Advisory Committee 5/4/2018 
76-90.03 Foreign applicants and social security numbers 12/8/2022 
76-90.05 Principles/Establishment of Fees 1/5/2023 
BOARD: Board of Social Work
140-1 Confidential Consent Agreements 11/24/2022 
140-11 Disposition of disciplinary cases involving practicing on an expired license 9/20/2019 
140-13 Guidance on emotional support animals 9/16/2021 
140-2 Impact of Criminal Convictions, Impairment, and Past History on Social Work Licensure in Virginia 9/20/2019 
140-3 Guidance on Technology-Assisted Therapy and the Use of Social Media 2/2/2023 
140-4.2 Possible disciplinary or alternative actions in response to non-compliance with continuing education requirements 11/24/2022 
140-6 Bylaws for the Advisory Board on Music Therapy 5/13/2021 
140-7 Bylaws of the Board of Social Work 8/4/2022 
140-8 Sanction Reference Manual 7/1/2016 
140-9 Training for supervisors 5/14/2020 

Documents listed are for the parent board or agency since they may be relevant to this chapter. No guidance documents apply to this chapter specifically.