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California School of Professional Psychology Alliant International University
2030 W. El Camino Avenue, Suite 200, Classrooms 3 and 4
Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 561-3204

Thursday - Friday, February 20-21, 2014

This meeting will be webcast. Committees 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., February 20-21, 2014, or you may access it at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMEHYrm86hE&feature=youtu.be. Links to agenda items with attachments are available at www.psychology.ca.gov, prior to the meeting date.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 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. President’s Welcome and Report of Appointment Pursuant to Gov. Code section 11125.2.

2. Approval of Minutes: October 24-25, 2013, Board Meeting

3. Budget Report by Department of Consumer Affairs Budget Liaison (B. Skewis)

4. Public Affairs Report (R. Heimerich)

5. DCA Update

6. Board Procedure Manual (Hand Carry Item)

7. Introduction of New AGO Liaison - Deputy Attorney General Klint McKay (G. Bayless)


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.

Legislation Committee – (Jones – Chairperson, Erickson, Gallardo, Harlem, Starr)

a) AB 958 (Jones) or Successor Bill Requesting Access to Child Custody Evaluations be Obtainable by the Board (Hand Carry Item)

b) Senate Business and Professions Omnibus Bill Proposal

c) Legislative Status Report & 2014 Legislative Calendar

d) Any Other Bills of Interest

e) Public comment for Items Not on the Agenda

Enforcement Committee – (Acquaye-Baddoo – Chairperson, Arias-Bhatia, Erickson, Starr, Phillips)

a) Enforcement Report

b) Public comment for items not on the agenda

Contemporary & Emerging Issues Committee – (Harlem – Chairperson, Erickson, Jones, Starr, Horn)

a) Review American Psychological Association (APA)/Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) Guidelines for the Practice of Telepsychology

b) Update Regarding Review of 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

Break for Lunch

Continuing Education Committee – (Gallardo – Chairperson, Arias-Bhatia, Erickson, Harlem, Phillips)

a) Continuing Education Statistics

b) Discuss Implementation of AB 1588 (Atkins) – Military Duty Licensees: Fees and Continuing Education (Hand Carry Item)

c) Review and Approve Modifications to Draft Language Regarding Continuing Education/Professional Development/Cultural Diversity Training Regulations

d) Public comment for items not on the agenda

Licensing Committee – (Horn – Chairperson, Erickson, Gallardo, Phillips, Acquaye-Baddoo)

a) Examination Report

b) Satisfaction Survey Results

c) Initial Application Timeframe

d) Discussion of Supervised Professional Experience – Proposed Statutory and Regulation Changes to 2914 (c) and 1387 (b) (10) (Hand Carry Item)

e) Discussion of Supervised Professional Experience Plans in Private Practice Settings -- Proposed Regulation Changes to 1387 (b) (11) (Hand Carry Item)

f) Discuss Limitations of Exemption Period Granted Under Business and Professions Code Section 2910 and Welfare & Institutions Code Section 5751.2 (Hand Carry Item)

g) Consider English as a Second Language as a Basis for an Accommodation in Taking the Examination

h) Licensing Action Plan – Proposed Improvements to the Licensing Process

i) Public comment for items not on the agenda

Outreach and Consumer Education Committee (Arias-Bhatia – Chairperson, Acquaye-Baddoo, Erickson, Jones, Horn)

a) Discuss Upcoming Strategic Planning Session

b) Social Media Update

c) Web site Changes/Additions

d) Newsletter (Hand Carry Item)

e) Stakeholder Meetings

f) Public comment for items not on the agenda

Friday, February 21, 2014



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


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

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

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

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

12. Licensing Committee Report – Horn (refer to committee items above)

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

14. Bagley Keene Open Meeting Act Training


15. President’s Report (M. Erickson)

a) Discussion Regarding Strategic Planning

b) Committee Assignments

c) Meeting Calendar and Locations

d) Other Informational Items

16. Regulation Update, Review and Action, as Necessary (A. Sorrick)

a) Regulations Status Report

b) Proposed Amendments to Title 16, CCR, Section 1397.12 – Uniform Standards Related to Substance Abuse and Disciplinary Guidelines (Hand Carry Item)

c) Proposed Amendments to Title 16 CCR, Sections 1388, 1388.6, 1389, & 1392 – Examinations (Hand Carry Item)

17. Executive Officer’s Report (A. Sorrick)

a) BreEZe Update

b) Organizational Update

c) Selection of a New Board Logo (Hand Carry Item)

18. Recommendations for Agenda Items for Future Board Meetings

19. 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 Antonette Sorrick, 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.

Links to agenda items, with exhibits are available at www.psychology.ca.gov, prior to the meeting date.