Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Mandate 786

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
CE credit for volunteer work
Purpose of legislation
Requires health regulatory boards to promulgate regulations providing for the satisfaction of board-required continuing education for individuals registered, certified, licensed, or issued a multistate licensure privilege by a health regulatory board through delivery of health care services, without compensation, to low-income individuals receiving health services through a local health department or a free clinic organized in whole or primarily for the delivery of those health services. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2017.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 82 (2016)
VAC chapters to be amended
18 vac 115 - 20 : Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling
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
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 4630: CE for volunteer service
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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