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Regulations, The State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Work Group on

    » SB 569 (2024)
  • Description: The Department shall convene a work group to propose additional regulations to allow for the use of (i) evidence-based and recovery-oriented seclusion and restraint practices and (ii) alternative behavior management practices that may limit or replace the use of seclusion and restraint in hospitals, residential programs, and licensed facilities.
  • Expiration Date: November 1, 2025
  • Staff Contact:

    The State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

Appointment coincident with House term.
House Members:
Name Appointed By
All members appointed by Senate Committee on Rules. Appointment coincident with Senate term.
Senate Members:
The Honorable R. Creigh Deeds
Additional Members: The work group shall include the Secretary of Health and Human Resources or his designee; the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services or his designee; staff from public and private facilities, including frontline workers with treatment experience; at least three mental health consumers; representatives of the disAbility Law Center of Virginia; representatives of the Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy at the University of Virginia; staff representatives of community services boards

Membership and Term Information:
Max # House: 1 Appointment Coincident With House Term? YES
Max # Senate: 1 Appointment Coincident With Senate Term? YES
Max # Citizens: 0
Max # Ex Officio: 0
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