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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Regulations Governing the Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy [18 VAC 115 ‑ 50]
Acceptance of doctoral hours towards residency
General Information
Action Summary The amendment will recognize hours acquired in an internship or practicum in doctoral programs accredited by COAMFTE or CACREP as meeting a portion of the hours of supervised residency required for licensure.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [005816]
Associated Petitions for Rulemaking Acceptance of supervised hours in MFT doctoral program toward residency hours
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8536 Fast-Track Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (7/22/2019).
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.