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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 115. Board of Counseling
Chapter 30. Regulations Governing the Certification of Substance Abuse Counselors and Substance Abuse Counseling Assistants

18VAC115-30-120. Reinstatement.

A. A person whose certificate has expired may renew it within one year after its expiration date by paying the late renewal fee prescribed in 18VAC115-30-30 and the certification fee prescribed for the year the certificate was not renewed.

B. A person who fails to renew a certificate after one year or more shall:

1. Apply for reinstatement;

2. Pay the reinstatement fee for a lapsed certificate;

3. Submit verification of any other health or mental health license or certificate ever held in another jurisdiction;

4. Submit a current report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Practitioner Data Bank; and

5. Submit evidence of a minimum of 20 hours of substance abuse education that is consistent with course content specified in 18VAC115-30-50 B for substance abuse counselors and in 18VAC115-30-62 for substance abuse counseling assistants to demonstrate the continued ability to perform the functions within the scope of practice of the certificate. Courses shall be offered or approved by a provider listed in 18VAC115-30-50 A or 18VAC115-30-62 A.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-3505 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR560-01-03 § 4.2, eff. May 8, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 10, Issue 14, eff. May 4, 1994; Volume 13, Issue 7, eff. January 22, 1997; Volume 16, Issue 7, eff. January 19, 2000; Volume 16, Issue 13, eff. April 12, 2000; Volume 25, Issue 26, eff. October 15, 2009; Volume 36, Issue 11, eff. February 19, 2020.

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