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Doubletree Hotel
1646 Front Street
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 239-6800

Board Members

Michael Erickson, Ph.D., President
Miguel Gallardo, Psy.D, Vice-President
Lucille Acquaye-Baddoo, Public Member
Johanna Arias-Bhatia, Public Member
Andrew Harlem, Ph.D.
Jacqueline Horn, Ph.D.
Nicole Jones, Public Member
Stephen Phillips, Psy.D.
Linda Starr, Public Member

Board Staff

Antonette Sorrick, Executive Officer
Jeffrey Thomas, Assistant Executive Officer
Sandra Monterrubio, Enforcement Program Manager
Karen Johnson, Licensing Coordinator
Colette McDowell, Continuing Education/Renewals Coordinator
Norine Marks, DCA Legal Counsel

Thursday - Friday, November 20-21, 2014

This meeting will be webcast. A link to the webcast will be available on the Board's Web site at 9:00a.m., November 20-21, 2014, or you may access it at:
https://thedcapage.wordpress.com/webcasts/. Links to agenda items with attachments are available at www.psychology.ca.gov, prior to the meeting date.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

9:30 a.m. – OPEN SESSION

Unless noticed for a specific time, items may be heard at any time during the period of the Board meeting.

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. If public comment is not specifically requested, members of the public should feel free to request an opportunity to comment.

Call To Order/Roll Call/Establishment of a Quorum

1. President’s Welcome

2. Approval of Minutes, August 21-22, 2014, Board Meeting


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

3. Budget Report (J. Thomas)

4. Enforcement Report (S. Monterrubio)


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 – (Horn – Chairperson, Phillips, Arias-Bhatia)

a) Application Report (K. Johnson)
b) Examination Report (K. Johnson)
c) Overview of the Examination Development Process (Office of Professional Examination Services)
d) Discussion and Consideration of Questions Regarding the February CPSE Examination (J. Horn/K. Johnson)
e) Renewal Report (C. McDowell)
f) Continuing Education Report (C. McDowell)
g) Discussion and Consideration of Supervised Professional Experience (SPE) 16, CCR Section 1387 – accruing SPE for the Activity of “Supervision”
h) Licensing Action Plan – Proposed Improvements to the Licensing Process - Update (K. Johnson)
i) Discussion and Consideration of Business & Professions Code Section 2903 - Rendering Services for a Fee
j) YouTube Video – Psychological Assistant Application (J. Horn)
k) Public comment for items not on the agenda
l) Closed Session – the Licensing Committee will meet in Closed Session Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126 (c) (2).

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

Policy and Advocacy Committee – (Jones – Chairperson, Erickson, Harlem)

1) Legislation Update, Review and Action, as Necessary (J. Thomas)

a) AB 186 (Maienschein) – Professions and Vocations: Military Spouses: Temporary Licenses
b) AB 809 (Logue) – Healing Arts: Telehealth
c) AB 1702 (Maienschein) – Professions and Vocations: Incarceration
d) AB 1843 (Gordon/Jones) – Child Custody Evaluations
e) AB 2058 (Wilk) – Open Meetings f) AB 2198 (Levine) – Mental Health Professionals and Suicide Prevention
g) AB 2396 (Bonta) – Convictions: Expungement: Licenses
h) SB 1159 (Lara) – License Applicants: Federal Tax Identification
i) SB 1466 (DeSaulnier) – Health Care Coverage

2) Exempt Settings Legislative Proposal (Business and Professions Code Sections 2909, 2909.5, and 2910) (J. Thomas)

3) Submission of Supervised Professional Experience Legislative Proposal (Business and Professions Code Section 2914) (J. Thomas)

4) 2014/15 Legislative Calendar

5) Update Regarding the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and Mandated Reporting - Penal Code Sections 261.5, 288, and 11165.1 (J. Thomas)

6) Regulation Update, Review, and Action as Necessary (J. Thomas)

a) Title 16, CCR, Section 1397.12 – Uniform Standards Related to Substance Abuse and Disciplinary Guidelines (J. Thomas)

b) Title 16, CCR, Sections 1388, 1388.6, 1389, 1392 – Examinations, License Requirements and Waiver of Exemption, Reconsideration of Examinations, Psychologists Fees (J. Thomas)

7) Discussion and consideration of amending Title 16, CCR, Section 1380.5 – Filing of Addresses (J. Thomas)

8) Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda

6. Policy and Advocacy Committee Report – Jones (refer to committee items above)

7. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Task Force Report

Friday, November 21, 2014

9:00 a.m. – Regulatory Hearing

8. Regulatory Hearing – Title 16, CCR, Sections 1397.60, 1397.61, 1397.62, 1397.67 – Definitions, Continuing Education Requirements, Continuing Education Exemptions and Exceptions, Renewal after Inactive or Delinquent Status (M. Erickson)

9. Adoption of Amendments to Title 16, CCR, Sections 1397.60, 1397.61, 1397.62, 1397.67 – Definitions, Continuing Education Requirements, Continuing Education Exemptions and Exceptions, Renewal after Inactive or Delinquent Status (M. Erickson)

Outreach and Education Committee (Gallardo – Chairperson, Acquaye-Baddoo, Starr)

a) Strategic Plan Update (A. Sorrick)
b) Communications Plan Update (A. Sorrick)
c) Social Media Update (A. Sorrick)
d) Website Update (A. Sorrick)
e) Newsletter (A. Sorrick)
f) Outreach Activities Update (A. Sorrick)
g) Public comment for items not on the agenda

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

11. President’s Report (M. Erickson)

a) Ad Hoc Committee Update
Telepsychology Committee
Sunset Review Committee
b) 2014-15 Meeting Calendar and Locations
c) Other Informational Items

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

a) Organizational Update
b) Annual Statistical Profile (ASP Report to the State Legislature)
c) CPS Program Analysis Update
d) Other Informational Items

13. Election of Officers

14. The Board will Meet in Closed Session Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(a)(1) to conduct its annual evaluation of its Executive Officer

15. Recommendations for Agenda Items for Future Board Meetings

16. Public Comment for Items not on the Agenda

17. 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.