Meeting Agenda

State Board for Mental Health Practitioners

Office of the Professions

1411 Broadway

10th Floor - Regents Room

New York, NY

Simultaneous video connection at:

State Education Building

Conference Room 211

89 Washington Avenue

Albany, NY

 

Friday, February 28, 2014* ยท 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Draft Agenda (subject to change)

  1. Welcome and Review of Agenda (10:00 a.m.)

  2. Review of Minutes of October 4, 2013 State Board Meeting (10:05 a.m.)

  3. Executive Secretary Report (10:10 a.m.)
    1. State of the Social Work and Mental Health Professions
    2. Proposed 2014-15 State Fiscal Year Budget & OP Updates
    3. Approval of license-qualifying programs
    4. Professional Association Convening (E. Gonzalez-Dolginko)
  4. Chapter 485 of 2013 - Amendment to duration of limited permits (10:40 a.m.)

            a. Board of Regents approval of emergency regulations

            b. Assessment of public comment and recommended actions

  1. Chapter 486 of 2013 - Mandatory continuing education (11:10 a.m.)
    • Review of statute and chapter amendment (S6300/A8228B)
    • Overview of proposed rules to implement social work mandatory continuing education
    • Next Steps

  2. Break (11:45 to 12:00 p.m.)

  3. Other Legislation and Regulations (12:00 p.m.)
    1. Chapter 554 establishing licensure of behavior analysts
    2. Other legislation carried over from 2013 session
  1. Survey Mandated by Chapter 57 of the Laws of 2013 (12:45 p.m.)
    • Preliminary Survey Results
    • Next Steps
  2. Practice Issues (1:15 p.m.)
    • Revised Practice Guidelines & Telepractice Alert
    • Attorney General's settlement on mental health parity & nutrition counseling
  3. Other Business & Adjournment (1:45 p.m.)

 

*The draft agenda is subject to last-minute changes

Last Updated: February 11, 2014