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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 35. Department Of Behavioral Health And Developmental Services
Chapter 225. Requirements for Virginia Early Intervention System
1/24/2022

12VAC35-225-490. Restoration of expired certifications.

A. An early intervention practitioner whose early intervention certification has expired may apply to the department for restoration of certification.

B. The department may restore early intervention certification for an early intervention practitioner under the following conditions:

1. The individual's early intervention certification has been lapsed for a period of less than one year; and

2. The early intervention certification:

a. Has lapsed because the early intervention practitioner failed to complete the three-year recertification requirements and the practitioner provides documentation to the department demonstrating (i) he is currently qualified for the practice of his discipline in the Commonwealth of Virginia and (ii) he has completed at least 30 hours of training addressing one or more of the topics specified in 12VAC35-225-460 C 2; or

b. Has lapsed because the early intervention practitioner's discipline-specific qualification expired and the practitioner provides documentation to the department demonstrating that he now holds a current license, certification, endorsement, or other qualification for the practice of his discipline in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

C. The department shall provide written notice of its decision to approve or deny the early intervention practitioner's request for restoration of his early intervention certificate within 30 days after the department receives a completed request and all required documentation.

D. Upon restoration of the practitioner's early intervention certification, the department shall record the active status of the certification in the practitioner database maintained by the department.

Statutory Authority

§ 2.2-5304 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 10, eff. February 27, 2016.

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