Licensed Behavior Analysts will Officially be LMHPs!

October 08, 2018

The following will be posted to the Register on October 15th for 30 days of comment (if any!) and will be finally effective 29 November!

Proposed Text

Action:  Add Licensed Behavior Analysts to the Definition of Licensed Mental Health Professionals

Stage: Fast-Track

12VAC35-105-20. Definitions.

The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

“Licensed mental health professional (LMHP)or “LMHP” means a physician, licensed clinical psychologist, licensed professional counselor, licensed clinical social worker, licensed substance abuse treatment practitioner, licensed marriage and family therapist, or certified psychiatric clinical nurse specialist, or licensed behavior analyst.