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Board of Counseling
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling [18 VAC 115 ‑ 20]
Action:
Amendments to regulations pursuant to Executive Order 15 (94) to clarify and simplify the regulations and reduce the burden on the public.
 
General Information
Action Summary The Board proposes an endorsement provision to expedite licensure of applicants with lenghty experience licensed in other jurisdictions, updating the education requirements, amending the residency requirement to accept group supervision hours as equivalent to face-to-face and to accept internship hours toward the residency, simplifying the reinstatement requirement for lapsed licenses, reformatting the regulation and amending the language where needed for clarification purposes.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
110 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 6/25/1997.
111 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/26/1999.
568 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 4/12/2000.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Catherine Chappell  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: catherine.chappell@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.