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State Capitol, Room 112
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 324-0333

Board Members
Stephen Phillips, JD, PsyD, President
Nicole J. Jones, Vice-President
Lucille Acquaye-Baddoo
Alita Bernal
Michael Erickson, PhD
Jacqueline Horn, PhD

Legal Counsel
Norine Marks

Board Staff
Antonette Sorrick, Executive Officer
Jeff Thomas, Assistant Executive Officer
Sandra Monterrubio, Enforcement Program Manager
Cherise Burns, Central Services Manager
Jason Glasspiegel, Central Services Coordinator
Stephanie Cheung, Licensing Unit Manager
Jacquelin Everhart, Continuing Education/Renewals Coordinator

February 9-10, 2017

The Board plans to webcast this meeting on its website. Webcast availability cannot, however, be guaranteed due to limitations on resources or technical difficulties that may arise. If you wish to participate or to have a guaranteed opportunity to observe, please plan to attend at the physical location. Adjournment, if it is the only item that occurs after a closed session, may not be webcast. A link to the webcast will be available on the Board's Website at 8:30 a.m. on February 9, 2017, 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, February 9, 2017

9:00 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.

  1. Call to Order/Roll Call/Establishment of a Quorum
  2. President's Welcome
  3. Public Comment for Items not on the Agenda. Note: The Board May Not Discuss or Take Action on Any Matter Raised During this Public Comment Section, Except to Decide Whether to Place the Matter on the Agenda of a Future Meeting [Government Code Sections 11125 and 11125.7(a)]
  4. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes: November 17-18, 2016
  5. Budget Report (M. Ito)
  6. Enforcement Report (S. Monterrubio)
  7. Press Releases on Board Enforcement Actions (S. Monterrubio)
  8. Enforcement Mail Ballot Procedures – Discussion and Possible Change to Policy (S. Monterrubio)
  9. Overview of the Legislative Process Presentation (C. Burns)
  10. Executive Officer's Report (A. Sorrick)
    1. Organization Update
    2. DCA Update

BREAK FOR LUNCH (time approximate)

  1. Strategic Plan Update (A. Bernal)
  2. Communications Plan Update (A. Bernal)
  3. Social Media Update (A. Bernal)
  4. Website Update (A. Bernal)
  5. Update on Newsletter (A. Bernal)
  6. Outreach Activities Update (A. Bernal)
  7. Access to Mental Healthcare in the State of California Campaign Update (A. Bernal)
  8. 2:30 p.m. – Petition Hearing

  9. Petition for Early Termination of Probation –Gary Schummer, PhD
The Board will Meet in Closed Session Pursuant to Government Code Section
11126(c)(3) to Discuss Disciplinary Matters Including the Above Petition, Petitions for Reconsideration, Stipulations, and Proposed Decisions.



Friday, February 10, 2017

9:00 a.m. – OPEN SESSION

  1. Legislation Update (N. Jones)
    1. Legislative Proposals for the 2017 Legislative Session
      1. Omnibus Proposal – Amendments to Business and Professions Code Sections 2290.5 (Telehealth; Patient Consent; Hospital Privileges and Approval of Credentials for Providers of Telehealth Services) and 2987 (Fee Schedule)
      2. AB 89 (Levine) - Suicide Risk Assessment and Intervention Coursework Requirements – Addition of Section to the BPC (Coursework in Suicide Risk Assessment and Intervention)
    2. Legislative Items for Future Meeting. The Board May Discuss Other Items of Legislation in Sufficient Detail to Determine Whether Such Items Should be
      on a Future Board Meeting Agenda and/or Whether to Hold a Special
      Meeting of the Board to Discuss Such Items Pursuant to Government Code
      Section 11125.4.
    3. Update Regarding the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and Mandated Reporting – Penal Code Sections 261.5, 288, and 11165.1.
  2. Regulatory Update and Review: Possible Action (N. Jones)
    1. Update on 16 CCR Sections 1391.1, 1391.2, 1391.5, 1391.6, 1391.8, 1391.10, 1391.11, 1391.12, 1392.1 – Psychological Assistants
    2. Update on 16 CCR Sections 1387(b)(10)(11) and 1387.1 – Verification of Experience and Supervision Agreement Forms
  3. Telepsychology Committee Report and Consideration and Possible Action on Committee Recommendations – (Erickson – Chairperson, Phillips)
    1. Consideration and Possible Approval of Proposed Additions to California Code of Regulations, Title 16, to Address Standards of Practice for Telehealth
  4. Licensing Report (S. Cheung)
  5. Continuing Education Report (J. Everhart)
  6. Public Comments on Items Not on the Agenda and Recommendations for Agenda Items for Future Licensing Committee Meetings. Note: The Committee May not Discuss or Take Action on any Matter Raised During This Public Comment Section, Except to Decide whether to Place the Matter on the Agenda of a Future Meeting [Government Code Sections 11125 and 11125.7(a)]
  7. Review and Consider Amendments to Board Administrative Procedures Manual (C. Burns)
  8. President's Report (S. Phillips)
    1. 2017 Meeting Calendar and Locations
    2. Committee Updates


    Except where noticed for a time certain, 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.