Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Psychology
Regulations Governing the Certification of Sex Offender Treatment Providers [18 VAC 125 ‑ 30]
Amendments resulting from a periodic review
Action 5660
General Information
Action Summary As a result of a periodic review of this chapter conducted by a Regulatory Advisory Panel, the Board amended 18VAC125-30 by: 1) clarifying and updating requirements and language consistent with current practice; 2) eliminating the need for reference letters with an application and substituting a report from the National Practitioner Data Bank and verification of a license from another board; 3) providing for acceptance of supervised experience obtained in another state; 4) adding an allowance for exceptions or exemptions for continuing education requirement; and 5) expanding the standards of practice and grounds for disciplinary action for consistency with other boards and professions.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [6431]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 2/19/2020
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
9149 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/22/2021.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)327-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.