Meeting Agenda

State Board for Mental Health Practitioners

Office of the Professions

State Education Building

Conference Room 201

89 Washington Avenue

Albany, NY

Friday, May 4, 2012 ยท 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Draft Agenda*

  1. Welcome and Review of Agenda

  2. Review of Minutes of February 10, 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 e-Therapy Regulations in New York and Other Jurisdictions
    1. Presentation by Tina Robinson, UAlbany Graduate Student Intern
      1. Questions and Discussion
      2. Proposed Consumer Guidelines for Using e-Therapy
  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 if 2010
    1. Update on Development of Draft Report
    2. Next Steps

  3. Practice Issues
    1. Internet Coupons and Unprofessional Practice of the Professions
    2. Other Topics to be Identified
  1. Other Business and Adjournment
    1. Recognition of Departing Members of the State Board
    2. Next Meeting:  October 19, 2012 in New York City (10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)


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

Last Updated: May 2, 2012