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Guidance Documents

The Code of Virginia requires annual publication of lists of guidance documents from state agencies. A guidance document is defined as "...any document developed by a state agency or staff that provides information or guidance of general applicability to the staff or public to interpret or implement statutes or the agency's rules or regulations..." Agencies are required to maintain a complete, current list of all guidance documents and make the full text of such documents available to the public.

Copies of the following documents may be viewed during regular work days from 8:15 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the offices of the Department of Health Professions, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Henrico Virginia 23233-1463 . Copies may also be downloaded by clicking on the links below or from the Regulatory Townhall at or requested by email at Questions regarding implementation of these documents or requests for copies may be directed to Jaime Hoyle, Executive Director of the board at the address above or by telephone at (804) 367-4697. Copies are free of charge.

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125-2  Impact of Criminal Convictions, Impairment, and Past History on Licensure or Certification, adopted November 5, 2013

125-3 Minutes of the Board

125-3.1 Submission of Evidence of Completion of Graduate Work, adopted February 16, 2010

125-3.2 Official Beginning of a Residency, adopted February 16, 2010

125-3.8 Guidance on process of delegating informal fact-finding to an agency subordinate, revised September 2010

125-3.9 Policy on the use of confidential consent agreements in lieu of disciplinary action by the Board, January 13, 2003

125-4  Acceptance of CPQ credential for endorsement, adopted February 11, 2014

125-5.1 Possible Disciplinary or Alternative Actions for Non-Compliance with Continuing Education Requirements, revised February 11, 2014

125-5.2 Behavioral Sciences Boards' Sanctioning Reference Points Instruction Manual (PDF)

125-6 Bylaws, revised August 15, 2017