Meeting Agenda

State Board for Social Work

Office of the Professions

State Education Building

Conference Room 146

89 Washington Avenue

Albany, NY

Wednesday, June 19, 2013* · 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Draft Agenda*

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

  2. Presentation Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) examinations (10:35 a.m.)
    1. Mary Jo Monahan, Executive Director and Dwight Hymans, Deputy Executive Director, will provide information about the development, administration and security of licensing examinations
    2. Discussion with State Board and OP Staff

  3. Lunch Break (12:45 p.m.)

  4. Review of Minutes of February 27, 2013 State Board Meeting (1:15 p.m.)

  5. Executive Secretary Report (1:20 p.m.)
    1. Update on staffing in the Board office and OP
    2. Implementation of e-Licensing
    3. SED website re-design

  6. State Budget 2013-2014 - Chapter 57 of the Laws of 2013 (1:30 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
  1. Update and discussion on proposed/enacted legislation (1:45 p.m.)
    1. New York SAFE Act - implementation by Office of Mental Health
    2. Other legislation for information and recommendations
  1. Update on waivers from corporate practice restrictions (2:05 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)
  1. Practice Issues and Guidelines (2:15 p.m.)
    1. Draft Guidelines based on February 2013 discussion
    2. Other practice related questions

  2. Recognition of Board Members (2:45 p.m.)

  3. Other Business and Adjournment (2:55 p.m.)

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

Last Updated: June 5, 2013