Department of Health Professions
Board of Social Work
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work [18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
|Description||Establishes qualification for licensure, sets a schedule and fee for renewal and establishes the standard of practice for licensure of social workers.|
|State Authority||Chapter 37 of Title 54.1|
|Federal Authority||None entered|
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
1) Complete continuing competency requirements that are reasonable but effective in assuring the public that practitioners are remaining current in professional knowledge and ethical issues.
2) Complete study of whether the non-clinical category of licensure is essential to protect the public.
|Name / Title:||Catherine Chappell / Executive Director|
9960 Mayland Drive
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
|Telephone:||(804)367-4406 FAX: (804)527-4435 TDD: ()-|