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Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Task Force

Department of Consumer Affairs
1625 N. Market Blvd, El Dorado Room N-220
Sacramento, CA 95834
Teleconference Phone Number: (916) 574-8500
Participant Access #: 1112
Participant Passcode #: 751157

Junipero Serra Building
320 West Fourth Street, Room 8A
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 897-3244

2091 Ridge Drive
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
(262) 757-0016

Shabani Institute
Center for Behavior Analysis & Language Development
2730 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 105
Santa Monica, CA 90403
(310) 310-2931

Task Force Members
Johanna Arias-Bhatia, Public Board Member, Chairperson
Miguel Gallardo, PsyD, Board Member
Don Crowder, PhD, Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB)
Elizabeth Winkelman, PhD, JD, California Psychological Association (CPA)
Jim Carr, PhD, Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB)
Gina Green, PhD, APBA

Board Staff
Antonette Sorrick, Executive Officer
Jeffrey Thomas, Assistant Executive Officer
Sandra Monterrubio, Enforcement Program Manager
Karen Johnson, Licensing Coordinator
Jonathan Burke, Administrative Coordinator
Colette McDowell, Continuing Education/Renewals Coordinator

Norine Marks, DCA Legal Counsel

Friday, January 9, 2015

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

10:00 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. Chairperson Welcome
  2. Overview of the Certification Process for Behavior Analysts (J. Carr)
  3. Recommendations to the Board of Psychology Regarding Feedback to the Senate Business, Professions, and Economic Development Committee for the Sunrise Hearing for ABA Regulation
  4. Recommendations for Agenda Items for Future Board Meetings
  5. Public Comment for Items not on the Agenda
  6. 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.