Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Board Meeting

Meeting Details
Date / Time 11/9/2000  10:00 am
Location Department of Health Professions
6606 West Broad St., 5th Floor Conference Room 2 
Board Website 
Agenda document agency has not posted
Minutes document agency has not posted
Disability Friendly? No       Deaf interpreter available upon request? No
Purpose of the meeting
The Board will adopt proposed regulations for a time-limited waiver for individuals meeting certain requirements to become licensed as substance abuse treatment practitioners. The Board will adopt proposed amendments to its Public Participation Guidelines. The Board will adopt Periodic Review Reports for its regulations governing professional counselor & marriage and family therapist licensure and rehabilitation provider and substance abuse counselor certification. The Board will adopt a Pre-NOIRA for its regulations govnerning substance abuse treatment pracititioner licensure to conform the language with its other licensure regulations where appropriate, such as standards of practice. The Board will hear reports from standing committees and from an ad-hoc committee on the scopes of practice of substance abuse professionals. The Chair will assign new members to standing committees.
Meeting Scope
Public hearing to receive comment on a proposed stage
General business of the board
Discuss particular regulations / chapters
The agency plans to discuss the following regulations at this meeting:
18 VAC 115-10 Public Participation Guidelines
18 VAC 115-20 Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling
18 VAC 115-30 Regulations Governing the Certification of Substance Abuse Counselors
18 VAC 115-40 Regulations Governing the Certification of Rehabilitation Providers
18 VAC 115-50 Regulations Governing the Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy
18 VAC 115-60 Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioners

Contact Information
Name / Title: Evelyn B. Brown  / Executive Director
Address: Southern States Bldg., 6606 W. Broad St., 4th Floor
Richmond, 23230-1717
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)662-9912    FAX: (804)662-9943    TDD: (804)662-7197