Meeting Agenda

State Board for Mental Health Practitioners

Office of the Professions

State Education Building

Conference Room 201

89 Washington Avenue

Albany, NY

Friday, June 14, 2013* ยท 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


Draft Agenda*

  1. Welcome and Review of Agenda (10:30 a.m.)

  2. Professional Discipline (Executive Session) (10:35 a.m.)
    1. Motion to enter Executive Session to discuss with Louis Catone, Professional Conduct OFficer, the discipline process and recent activities
    2. Motion to end Executive Session

  3. Review of Minutes of March 1, 2013 State Board Meeting (11:30 a.m.)

  4. Executive Secretary Report
    1. Update on enterprise licensing system
    2. Registration of New York State education programs leading to licensure
    3. Updated FAQs on education required for licensure in New York
  1. State Budget 2013 - 2014 - Chapter 57 of the Laws of 2013 (11:50 p.m.)
    1. Extension of exemption from licensure
    2. Education Department report to be submitted by January 1, 2015
    3. Clarification of activities that do not require licensure

  2. Lunch (on your own) (12:10 p.m.)
    1. Lunch trucks are parked in Capitol Park
  3. Practice Issues and Guidelines (1:00 p.m.)
    1. Revised Practice Guidelines for Review
    2. Considerations for telepractice
  1. Pending Legislation (Information) (1:45 p.m.)
    • Update on bills that may affect the professions
  2. Corporate Practice of the Professions (2:00 p.m.)
    1. Waiver Applications for Social Work and Mental Health Services (6503-a)
    2. Waivers to Special Education Schools and Early Intervention Providers (6503-b)

10.   Recognition of Board Members (2:15 p.m.)

11.   Other business and adjournment (2:30 p.m.)

*The draft agenda is subject to last-minute changes

Last Updated: June 3, 2013