Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
12/7/2021

Part I. General Provisions

18VAC125-20-10. Definitions.

The following words and terms, in addition to the words and terms defined in § 54.1-3600 of the Code of Virginia, when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"APA" means the American Psychological Association.

"APPIC" means the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers.

"Board" means the Virginia Board of Psychology.

"CAEP" means Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

"Conversion therapy" means any practice or treatment as defined in § 54.1-2409.5 A of the Code of Virginia.

"CPA" means Canadian Psychological Association.

"Demonstrable areas of competence" means those therapeutic and assessment methods and techniques for the populations served and for which one can document adequate graduate training, workshops, or appropriate supervised experience.

"Face-to-face" means in person.

"Intern" means an individual who is enrolled in a professional psychology program internship.

"Internship" means an ongoing, supervised, and organized practical experience obtained in an integrated training program identified as a psychology internship. Other supervised experience or on-the-job training does not constitute an internship.

"NASP" means the National Association of School Psychologists.

"Practicum" means the pre-internship clinical experience that is part of a graduate educational program.

"Practicum student" means an individual who is enrolled in a professional psychology program and is receiving pre-internship training and seeing clients.

"Professional psychology program" means an integrated program of doctoral study in clinical or counseling psychology or a master's degree or higher program in school psychology designed to train professional psychologists to deliver services in psychology.

"Regional accrediting agency" means one of the six regional accrediting agencies recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education established to accredit senior institutions of higher education.

"Residency" means a post-internship, post-terminal degree, supervised experience approved by the board.

"Resident" means an individual who has received a doctoral degree in a clinical or counseling psychology program or a master's degree or higher in school psychology and is completing a board-approved residency.

"School psychologist-limited" means a person licensed pursuant to § 54.1-3606 of the Code of Virginia to provide school psychology services solely in public school divisions.

"Supervision" means the ongoing process performed by a supervisor who monitors the performance of the person supervised and provides regular, documented individual consultation, guidance, and instruction with respect to the skills and competencies of the person supervised.

"Supervisor" means an individual who assumes responsibility for the education and training activities of a person under supervision and for the care of such person's clients and who provides supervision consistent with the training and experience of both the supervisor and the person under supervision and with the type of services being provided.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR565-01-2 § 1.1, eff. June 22, 1988; amended, Virginia Register Volume 7, Issue 10, eff. March 13, 1991; Volume 9, Issue 7, eff. January 27, 1993; Volume 10, Issue 7, eff. January 27, 1994; Volume 13, Issue 21, eff. August 6, 1997; Volume 16, Issue 2, eff. November 10, 1999; Volume 17, Issue 12, eff. March 28, 2001; Volume 28, Issue 19, eff. June 20, 2012; Volume 37, Issue 20, eff. June 23, 2021; Volume 37, Issue 24, eff. August 18, 2021.

18VAC125-20-20. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from VR565-01-2 § 1.2, eff. June 22, 1988; amended, Virginia Register Volume 7, Issue 10, eff. March 13, 1991; Volume 9, Issue 7, eff. January 27, 1993; Volume 10, Issue 7, eff. January 27, 1994; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 21, eff. August 6, 1997.

18VAC125-20-30. Fees required by the board.

A. The board has established fees for the following:

Applied psychologists,
Clinical psychologists,
School psychologists

School
psychologists-limited

1. Registration of residency (per residency request)

$50

- -

2. Add or change supervisor

$25

- -

3. Application processing and initial licensure

$200

$85

4. Annual renewal of active license

$140

$70

5. Annual renewal of inactive license

$70

$35

6. Late renewal

$50

$25

7. Verification of license to another jurisdiction

$25

$25

8. Duplicate license

$5

$5

9. Additional or replacement wall certificate

$15

$15

10. Handling fee for returned check or dishonored credit card or debit card

$50

$50

11. Reinstatement of a lapsed license

$270

$125

12. Reinstatement following revocation or suspension

$500

$500

B. Fees shall be made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia and forwarded to the board. All fees are nonrefundable.

C. Between May 1, 2020, and June 30, 2020, the following renewal fees shall be in effect:

1. For annual renewal of an active license as a clinical, applied, or school psychologist, it shall be $100. For an inactive license as a clinical, applied, or school psychologist, it shall be $50.

2. For annual renewal of an active license as a school psychologist-limited, it shall be $50. For an inactive license as a school psychologist-limited, it shall be $25.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-3605 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR565-01-2 § 1.3, eff. June 22, 1988; amended, Virginia Register Volume 7, Issue 10, eff. March 13, 1991; Volume 9, Issue 7, eff. January 27, 1993; Volume 10, Issue 7, eff. January 27, 1994; Volume 13, Issue 21, eff. August 6, 1997; Volume 14, Issue 11, eff. April 1, 1998; Volume 16, Issue 2, eff. November 10, 1999; Volume 16, Issue 13, eff. April 12, 2000; Volume 17, Issue 12, eff. March 28, 2001; Volume 17, Issue 18, eff. June 20, 2001; Volume 19, Issue 10, eff. February 26, 2003; Volume 22, Issue 11, eff. March 8, 2006; Volume 23, Issue 12, eff. March 21, 2007; Volume 26, Issue 14, eff. April 14, 2010; Volume 28, Issue 19, eff. June 20, 2012; Volume 29, Issue 25, eff. September 26, 2013; Volume 30, Issue 10, eff. February 12, 2014; Volume 32, Issue 9, eff. January 27, 2016; Volume 34, Issue 14, eff. April 4, 2018; Volume 36, Issue 8, eff. January 8, 2020; Volume 36, Issue 11, eff. March 5, 2020.

18VAC125-20-35. Change of name or address.

Licensees or registrants shall notify the board in writing within 60 days of:

1. Any legal name change; or

2. Any change of address of record or of the licensee's or registrant's public address if different from the address of record.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-3605 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 20, eff. June 23, 2021.

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