Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Social Work
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work [18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Clinical course of study requirements
Action 4045
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 533 of the 2013 Acts of the Assembly (SB1011) added § 54.1-3707.1 to specify a definition for a clinical course of study and the evidence required to document completion of an educational program to qualify an applicant for licensure as a clinical social worker. Accordingly, the definition of “clinical course of study” and educational requirements for a licensed clinical social worker in regulation are amended for conformity with the amended Code of Virginia.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006 A 4
RIS Project Yes  [003818]
Associated Mandates Educational requirements for clinical social workers
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6694 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/25/2013.
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.