Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Social Work
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work [18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Regulatory review changes
General Information
Action Summary Regulations are amended to: 1) require submission of an application for licensure within two years of completion of supervised experience; 2) require register supervision whenever there is a change in the supervisor, the supervised practice, or clinical services or location; and 3) add romantic relationships to the unprofessional conduct section.
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  [004574]
New Periodic Review This action will be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7382 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/10/2016.
7516 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/02/2016.
7842 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/28/2017.
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.