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CONTINUING EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEETING NOTICE & AGENDA

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

Thursday - Friday, October 24-25, 2013

This meeting will be webcast. Committees 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., October 24-25, 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 web site prior to the meeting date once agenda packets are finalized.

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. Introduction and Administration of Oath of Office to New Board Member(s)

2. Committee Assignments

3. Approval of Minutes: June 20 - 21, 2013 & July 11, 2013 Board Meetings

9:15 AM – OPEN SESSION – PETITIONER ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING

4. Jason Rowden, Psy.D – Petition for Termination of Probation

Closed Session, upon conclusion of Administrative Hearing

The Board will meet in closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(c)(3) to discuss and vote on this matter and other disciplinary matters including stipulations and proposed decisions.

11:00 AM OPEN SESSION, OR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE UPON CONCLUSION OF THE CLOSED SESSION

5. Budget Report by Department of Consumer Affairs Budget Liaison

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, Starr, Erickson)
See agenda item 6 for materials and the Board’s discussion.

a) Strategic Plan Progress Report
b) Enforcement Statistics
c) Review Department of Consumer Affairs Fiscal Year 2012/2013 Performance Measures
d) Public comment for items not on the agenda

Contemporary & Emerging Issues Committee – (Harlem – Chairperson, Jones, Starr, Erickson) See agenda item 7 for materials and the Board’s discussion.

a) Review American Psychological Association (APA)/Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) Guidelines for the Practice of Telepsychology
b) Review Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) Draft E.Passport Guidelines established by the ASPPB Task Force on Telepsychology
c) Discussion Regarding the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and Mandated Reporting - Penal Code Sections 261.5, 288, and 11165.1
d) Public comment for items not on the agenda

RECONVENE FULL BOARD FOR COMMITTEE REPORTS AND BOARD ACTION

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

7. Contemporary & Emerging Issues Committee Report – Harlem (refer to committee items above)

LUNCH BREAK

2:00 PM – OPEN SESSION

8. President's Report

a) Discussion Regarding Strategic Planning
b) 2014 Meeting Calendar
c) Major Accomplishments for Fiscal Year 2012/2013
d) Executive Officer Recruitment
e) Other Informational Items

9. Executive Officer's Report

a) Board Operations
b) BreEZe Update
c) Other Informational Items

Continuing Education Committee – (Gallardo – Chairperson, Arias-Bhatia, Harlem, Erickson) See agenda item 10 for materials and the Board’s discussion.

a) Strategic Plan Progress Report
b) Continuing Education Statistics
c) Discuss Implementation of AB 1588 (Atkins) – Military Duty Licensees: Fees and Continuing Education
d) Review Request to Amend Regulation Requirements Regarding Independent Learning, California Code of Regulations Sections 1397.60 (e) and 1397.61(a)
e) Review and Approve Draft Language Regarding Continuing Education/Professional Development/Cultural Diversity Training Regulations including recommendations from the Continuing Education Committee
f) Public comment for items not on the agenda

Legislation Committee – (Jones – Chairperson, Gallardo, Starr, Erickson)
See agenda item 11 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 1057 (Medina) – Professions and Vocations: Licenses: Military Service
e) AB 258 (Chavez) – State Agencies: Veterans
f) SB 131 (Beall) – Damages: Childhood Sexual Abuse: Statute of Limitations
g) SB 127 (Gaines) – Firearms: Mentally Disordered Persons
h) AB 393 (Cooley) – Office of Business and Economic Development: Internet Web Site
i) SB 666 (Steinberg) – Employment: Retaliation
j) Update Regarding SB 1172 (Lieu) - Sexual Orientation Change Efforts, Chapter 835, Statutes of 2012
k) Legislative Status Report & 2013 Legislative Calendar
l) Any Other Bills of Interest
m) Public comment for items not on the agenda

RECONVENE FULL BOARD FOR COMMITTEE REPORTS AND BOARD ACTION

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

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

Friday, October 25, 2013

9:00 AM – OPEN SESSION

Call To Order/Roll Call/Establishment of a Quorum

CLOSED SESSION – DELIBERATE AND TAKE ACTION ON PERSONNEL MATTERS

Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126 (a)(1) the Board will convene in closed session to:

a) Interview Candidates for Executive Officer Position
b) Selection of an Executive Officer

LUNCH BREAK

2:00 PM – OPEN SESSION

Call To Order/Roll Call/Establishment of a Quorum

12. Announcement Regarding Closed Session

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 – (Harlem – Chairperson, Gallardo, Acquaye-Baddoo, Erickson)
See agenda item 13 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
d) Update Regarding Request for the California Psychological Association (CPA) to pursue legislation to eliminate subsection (g) from Business and Professions Code Section 2914
e) Examination Statistics
f) Consider English as a Second Language as a Basis for an Accommodation in Taking the Examination
g) Public comment for items not on the agenda

Outreach and Consumer Education Committee (Arias-Bhatia – Chairperson, Acquaye-Baddoo, Jones, Erickson)
See agenda item 14 for materials and the Board’s discussion.

a) Strategic Plan Progress Report
b) Discuss Web Site Enhancements
c) Public comment for items not on the agenda

Reconvene Full Board for Committee Reports and Board Action

13. Licensing Committee Report – Harlem (refer to committee items above)

14. Outreach and Consumer Education Committee Report – Arias-Bhatia (refer to committee items above)

15. Regulation Update, Review and Action, as Necessary

a) Regulations Status Report
b) Proposed Amendments to Title 16, CCR, Section 1397.12 – Uniform Standards Related to Substance Abuse and Disciplinary Guidelines
c) Proposed Amendments to Title 16 CCR, Sections 1388, 1388.6, 1389, & 1392 – Examinations
d) 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)

16. Election of Officers for 2014 Calendar Year

17. Recommendations for Agenda Items for Future Board Meetings

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 Thomas O’Connor, Interim 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 or questions regarding this agenda should be directed to Thomas O’Connor, Interim Executive Officer, at the Board’s office in Sacramento.

This agenda can be found at the Board’s website at www.psychology.ca.gov. Links to agenda items with exhibits are posted on our website prior to the meeting date.