Meeting Agenda

State Board for Social Work

Office of the Professions

State Education Building

Conference Room 216 A/B

89 Washington Avenue

Albany, NY

Thursday, May 3, 2012 · 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Draft Agenda*

  1. Welcome and Review of Agenda

  2. Review of Minutes of February 9, 2012 State Board Meeting

  3. Executive Secretary Report
    1. Update on Staffing and Transitions in the Education Department
    2. Mary Beth Nelligan -- Update on Technology Activities

  4. Report on Social Work Discipline (1996 to 2011)
    1. Presentation by Leyden Johnson, UAlbany Graduate Student Intern
      1. Questions and Discussion
      2. A.5173 -- Pretlow Continuing Education Bill
  1. Corporate Practice of the Professions
    1. Processing of Waiver Applications for Social Work and Mental Health Services
      1. Draft Criteria for Demonstrated Need for Entity's Services
    2. Waivers to Special Education Schools and Early Intervention Providers

  2. Update on Report to the Legislature and the Executive Pursuant to Chapters 130 & 132 of 2010
    1. Update on Development of Draft Report
    2. Next Steps
  1. Report on the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
    1. ASWB Pass Rates for Licensing Examinations 2011
    2. ASWB Spring Education Meeting -- e-Licensing and Practice
  1. Practice Issues
    1. Internet Coupons and Unprofessional Practice of the Professions
    2. Other Topics to be Identified
  1. Other Business and Adjournment
    1. Next Meeting:  October 25, 2012 in New York City (10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

* The draft agenda is subject to last-minute changes.

Last Updated: May 2, 2012