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BOARD AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS NOTICE & AGENDA

Department of Consumer Affairs
1625 N. Market Boulevard
1st Floor Hearing Room
(916) 574-7720

Thursday-Friday, June 20-21, 2013

This meeting will be webcast. Committee’s meet simultaneously and are not webcast; however each Committee’s report is webcast when the full board reconvenes as noticed on the attached agenda. A link to the webcast will be available on the Board’s web site at 9:00 a.m. June 20 & 21, 2013. Or you may access it at: http://www.dca.ca.gov/stream/audiocast.asx. Links to agenda items with attachments are posted on our website prior to the meeting date once agenda packets are finalized.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

9:00 AM - OPEN SESSION

The Board welcomes and encourages public participation in its meetings. The public may take appropriate opportunities to comment on any issue before the Board at the time the item is heard.

Call To Order/Roll Call/Establishment of a Quorum

1. Election of Officers, if necessary

2. Approval of Minutes: February 21-22, 2013 Board Meeting

3. Ethics Training provided by Norine Marks, Supervising Senior Counsel

COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Committees will meet to discuss those issues that will be addressed by the full Board during the committee report, presented by the committee chairperson.

A quorum of the Board may be present at the Committee meetings. Board members who are not on the Committee may observe, but may not participate or vote. Each committee meeting will begin with voluntary introduction of attendees.

Enforcement Committee – (Acquaye-Baddoo – Chairperson, Arias-Bhatia, Erickson)
See agenda item 4 for materials and the Board’s discussion.

a) Strategic Plan Progress Report
b) Enforcement Statistics
c) Public comment for items not on the agenda

Contemporary & Emerging Issues Committee – (Cadow – Chairperson, Harlem, Jones, Erickson)
See agenda item 5 for materials and the Board’s discussion.

a) Review of ASPPB Jurisdictional Survey on Interjurisdictional Telepsychology Practice (IJTP)
b) Review Draft Telehealth Web Site Update
c) Public comment for items not on the agenda

RECONVENE FULL BOARD FOR COMMITTEE REPORTS, AND BOARD ACTION

4. Enforcement Committee Report – Acquaye-Baddoo (refer to committee items above)

5. Contemporary & Emerging Issues Committee Report – Cadow (refer to committee items above)

LUNCH BREAK

2:00 - OPEN SESSION

6. President's Report

a) 2014 Meeting Calendar
b) Committee Assignments
c) Other Informational Items

7. Executive Officer's Report

a) Board Operations
b) BreEZe Project
c) Budget Report
d) Other Information Items

Continuing Education Committee – (Gallardo – Chairperson, Cadow, Arias-Bhatia, Erickson)
See agenda item 8 for materials and the Board’s discussion.

a) Strategic Plan Progress Report
b) Continuing Education Statistics
c) Discuss Implementation of AB 1588 (Atkins) – Professions and vocations: Reservist Licensees: Fees and Continuing Education, Chapter 742, Statutes 2012
d) Consider Draft Language Regarding Continuing Education/Professional Development/Cultural Diversity Training Regulations including recommendations from the May 6, 2013 Continuing Education Committee Meeting
e) Public comment for items not on the agenda

Legislation Committee – (Jones – Chairperson, Harlem, Starr, Erickson)
See agenda item 9 for materials and the Board’s discussion.

a) Strategic Plan Progress Report
b) SB 304 (Price) – Healing Arts: Boards
c) SB 46 (Corbett) – Personal Information: Privacy
d) AB 186 (Maienschein) – Professions and Vocations: Military Spouses: Temporary Licenses
e) AB 213 (Logue) – Healing Arts: Licensure and Certification Requirements: Military Experience
f) AB 1057 (Medina) – Professions and Vocations: Licenses: Military Service
g) AB 258 (Chavez) – State Agencies: Veterans
h) AB 790 (Gomez) – Child Abuse: Reporting
i) SB 131 (Beall) – Damages: Childhood Sexual Abuse: Statute of Limitations
j) SB 127 (Gaines) – Firearms: Mentally Disordered Persons
k) SB 176 (Galgiani) – Administrative Procedures
l) AB 393 (Cooley) – Office of Business and Economic Development: Internet Web Site
m) AB 809 (Logue) – Healing Arts: Telehealth
n) AB 958 (Jones) – Child Custody: Evaluations and Reports
o) SB 22 (Beall) – Heath Coverage: Mental Health Parity
p) Legislative Status Report & 2013 Legislative Calendar
q) Any Other Bills of Interest
r) Public comment for items not on the agenda

RECONVENE FULL BOARD FOR COMMITTEE REPORTS, AND BOARD ACTION

8. Continuing Education Committee Report – Gallardo (refer to committee items above)

9. Legislation Committee Report – Jones (refer to committee items above)

Friday, June 21, 2013

9:00 AM OPEN SESSION

Call To Order/Roll Call/Establishment of a Quorum

COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Committees will meet to discuss those issues that will be addressed by the full Board during the committee report, presented by the committee chairperson.

A quorum of the Board may be present at the Committee meetings. Board members who are not on the Committee may observe, but may not participate or vote. Each committee meeting will begin with voluntary introduction of attendees.

Licensing Committee – (Cadow – Chairperson, Harlem, Gallardo, Erickson)
See agenda item 10 for materials and the Board's discussion.

a) Strategic Plan Progress Reports
b) Satisfaction Survey Results
c) Discuss Limitations of Exemption Period Granted Under Business and Professions Code Section 2910 and Welfare & Institutions Code Section 5751.2
e) Update Regarding Request for the California Psychological Association (CPA) to pursue legislation to eliminate subsection (g) from Business and Professions Code Section 2914
f) Examination Statistics
g) Consider English as a Second Language as a Basis for an Accommodation in Taking the Examination
h) Public comment for items not on the agenda

Outreach and Consumer Education Committee (Arias-Bhatia – Chairperson, Acquaye Baddoo, Jones, Erickson)
See agenda item 11 for materials and the Board’s discussion.

a) Strategic Plan Progress Report
b) Discuss Web Site Enhancements
c) Discuss Enforcement Trends and Outreach
d) Consider Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board (VCGCB) Grant Proposal for Underserved Populations
e) Public comment for items not on the agenda

RECONVENE FULL BOARD FOR COMMITTEE REPORTS, AND BOARD ACTION

10. Examination Committee Report – Cadow (refer to committee items above)

11. Outreach and Consumer Education Committee Report – Gallardo (refer to committee items above)

12. Regulation Update, Review and Action as Necessary

a) Regulations Status Report
b) Update Regarding Proposed Amendments to Title 16, CCR, Section 1397.12 – Uniform Standards Related to Substance Abuse and Disciplinary Guidelines (additional hand carry item)
c) Update Regarding Proposed Amendments to Title 16 CCR, Sections 1388, 1388.6, 1389, & 1392 – Examinations
d) Update Regarding Proposed Amendments to Title 16, CCR, Division 13.1, Article 1 (General Provisions), Article 2 (Applications), Article 3 (Education and Experience), Article 4 (Examination), Article 5 (Registered Psychologists), 5.1 (Psychological Assistants) and Article 6 (Fees)

13. Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda

14. Recommendations for Agenda Items for Future Board Meetings

CLOSED SESSION

The Board will meet in closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(c)(3) to discuss and vote on disciplinary matters including stipulations and proposed decisions, and pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(a)(1) to discuss and vote on appointment, employment or evaluation of performance of a public employee.

Return to Open Session

Adjournment

All times are approximate and subject to change. The meeting may be canceled or changed without notice. For verification, please check the Board's web site at www.psychology.ca.gov, or call (916) 574-7720. Action may be taken on any item on the agenda. Items may be taken out of order, tabled or held over to a subsequent meeting, and items scheduled to be heard on Thursday may be held over to Friday, items scheduled to be heard on Friday may be moved up to Thursday, for convenience, to accommodate speakers, or to maintain a quorum.

Meetings of the Board of Psychology are open to the public except when specifically noticed otherwise in accordance with the Open Meeting Act. The public may take appropriate opportunities to comment on any issue before the Board at the time the item is heard, but the President may, at his discretion, apportion available time among those who wish to speak.

The meeting is accessible to the physically disabled. A person who needs a disability-related accommodation or modification in order to participate in the meeting may make a request by contacting Robert Kahane, Executive Officer, at (916) 574-7720 or email bopmail@dca.ca.gov or send a written request addressed to 1625 N. Market Boulevard, Suite N-215, Sacramento, CA 95834. Providing your request at least five (5) business days before the meeting will help ensure availability of the requested accommodation. Any other requests relating to the board meeting should be directed to Jeffrey Thomas, Assistant Executive Officer, at the same address and telephone number. Questions regarding this agenda should be directed to Robert Kahane, Executive Officer, at the Board's office in Sacramento.

This agenda as well as Board meeting minutes can be found at the Board's web site at www.psychology.ca.gov. Links to agenda items with exhibits are posted on our website prior to the meeting date once agenda packets are finalized.