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


Office of the Professions

85 Allen Street

Suite 120

Rochester, NY

Friday, March 1, 2013* ยท 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Draft Agenda*

  1. Welcome and Review of Agenda

  2. Review of Minutes of October 19, 2012 State Board Meeting

  3. Executive Secretary Report
    1. Update on Staffing in the Board Office and OP
    2. Overview of DPLS and Professional Education (Regents Item)
    3. Implementation of E-licensing

  4. Corporate Practice of the Professions
    1. Waiver Applications for Social Work and Mental Health Services (6503-a)
    2. Waivers to Special Education Schools and Early Intervention Providers (6503-b)
  1. State Budget 2013 - 2014
    1. Governor's Proposed Budget
    2. Commissioner King's OP OHE Budget Testimony

  2. Update and Discussion on Licensure and Other Legislation
    1. Exemption from licensure and practice of the professions
      1. Executive Budget Proposal
      2. Testimony of NYMHCA, MYAMFT, and NAAP
      3. Other Legislation related to the Exemption
    2. New York SAFE Act - Chapter 1 of 2013 Reporting
    3. Other Legislation for Information and Recommendations

  3. Practice Issues and Guidelines
    1. Draft Guidelines for Review
    2. Other Practice Related Questions
  1. Other Business and Adjournment

*The draft agenda is subject to last-minute changes

Last Updated: February 21, 2013