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The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
San Diego - Mission Valley
7450 Hazard Center Drive,
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 297-5466

November 16-17, 2017

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

Legal Counsel
Norine Marks

Board Staff
Antonette Sorrick, Executive Officer
Sandra Monterrubio, Enforcement Program Manager
Jason Glasspiegel, Central Services Coordinator
Stephanie Cheung, Licensing Unit Manager
Curtis Gardner, Probation Coordinator
Liezel McCockran, Continuing Education and Renewals Coordinator

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 a 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 9:00 a.m. November 16, 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, November 16, 2017.

Thursday, November 16, 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: September 14-15, 2017
  5. Budget Report (J. Glasspiegel)
  6. Executive Officer’s Report (A. Sorrick)
    1. Organizational Update
    2. DCA Annual Report
    3. DCA Executive Update (J. Burke)
  7. 9:30 a.m. - Petition Hearing

  8. Petition for Reinstatement –Edward Murray, PhD
  9. 11:30 a.m. - Petition Hearing

  10. Petition for Early Termination of Probation –Amy Reyes, PsyD

    1:00 p.m. - Petition Hearing

  12. Petition for Early Termination of Probation –Steven Tess, PhD
  13. 2:30 p.m. - Petition Hearing

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



    Friday, November 17, 2017

    9:00 a.m. – Call to Order/Roll Call/Establishment of a Quorum

  18. The Board will Meet in Closed Session Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(a)(1) to Conduct its Annual Evaluation of its Executive Officer


  19. Enforcement Report (S. Monterrubio)
  20. Enforcement Committee Report and Consideration of Committee
    Recommendations (Acquaye-Baddoo – Chairperson, Phillips)
    1. Amendments to 16 CCR Section 1395.2 - Disciplinary Guidelines

  22. Licensing Report (S. Cheung)
  23. Continuing Education and Renewals Report (L. McCockran)
  24. Licensing Committee Report and Consideration of Committee Recommendations (Horn – Chairperson, Foo, Phillips)
    1. Pathways to Licensure:
      1. Proposed Amendments to Business and Professions Code:
        • § 2909, 2909.5, & 2911, (Exemptions);
        • § 2913 (Psychological Assistant);
        • § 2914 (Applicant’s Requirement);
        • § 2915 (Continuing Education);
        • § 2915.5 (Coursework in Aging and Long-term Care)
        • §§ 2940 & 2941 (Application and Examination Fees);
        • §§ 2942, 2943, & 2944 (Examination Time and Subjects);
        • § 2946 (Reciprocity and Temporary Practice);
        • § 2947 (Appointment of Commissioners); and
        • § 2948 (Issuance of License)
      2. Proposed Amendments to Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations:
        • § 1380.3 (Definitions);
        • §§ 1381, 1381.1, & 1381.2 (Applications);
        • § 1381.4 (Failure to Appear for an Examination);
        • § 1381.5 (Failure to Pay Initial License Fee);
        • §§ 1382, 1382.3, 1382.4, 1382.5, & 1382.6 (Pre-licensing Courses);
        • § 1386 (Evaluation of Education);
        • § 1387 (Supervised Professional Experience);
        • §§ 1387.1 & 1387.2 (Qualifications of Primary and Delegated Supervisors);
        • § 1387.3 (Non-Mental Health Services);
        • § 1387.4 (Out-of-State Experience);
        • § 1387.5 (SPE Log);
        • §§ 1388, 1388.6, 1389, & 1389.1 (Examinations-Waiver/Reconsideration);
        • §§ 1387.7, 1390, 1390.1, 1390.2, & 1390.3 (Registered Psychologists);
        • § 1392.1 (Psychological Assistant Fees)
    2. Consideration of Licensing Committee Recommendations Regarding an Extension to the 72-Month Registration Period Limitation for Registered Psychological Assistant Pursuant to Section 1391.1(b) of Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations (PSB#1) (PSB#2)
    3. Consideration of Licensing Committee Recommendations Regarding an Extension to the 30-consecutive Month Limitation to Accrue 1500 Hours of Post-doctoral Supervised Professional Experience Pursuant to Section 1387(a) of Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations
    4. Retired Psychologist License: Draft proposal to add language or amend 16 CCR Sections 1381.9, 1381.10, and 1392 related to the issuance of a License in Retired Status
  1. Legislative Update (S. Phillips)
    1. Board Sponsored Legislation
      1. AB 89 (Levine) - Suicide Assessment and Intervention Coursework/Training Requirements – Addition of Section to the Bus. & Prof. Code (Coursework/Training in Suicide Assessment and Intervention)
    2. Review and Consideration of Board Recommendations on Legislation:
      1. Bills on Which the Board has Taken an Active Position
      2. Watch Bills
        • A. AB 12 (Cooley) – State Government: Administrative Regulations: Review
        • B. AB 44 (Reyes) – Workers’ Compensation: Medical Treatment: Terrorist Attacks: Workplace Violence
        • C. AB 93 (Medina) – Healing Arts: Marriage and Family Therapists: Clinical Social Workers: Professional Clinical Counselors: Required Experience and Supervision
        • D. AB 148 (Mathis) – California Physician Corps Program: Practice Setting
        • E. AB 191 (Wood) – Mental Health: Involuntary Treatment
        • F. AB 208 (Eggman) – Deferred Entry of Judgment: Pretrial Diversion
        • G. AB 266 (Thurmond) – Inmates: Housing Assignments
        • H. AB 349 (McCarty) – Civil Service: Veterans’ Preferences: Special Immigrant Visas
        • I. AB 387 (Thurmond) – Minimum Wage: Health Professions: Interns
        • J. AB 451 (Arambula) – Health Facilities: Emergency Services and Care
        • K. AB 456 (Thurmond) – Healing Arts: Associate Clinical Social Workers
        • L. AB 462 (Thurmond) – Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability
        • M. AB 470 (Arambula) – Medi-Cal: Specialty Mental Health Services
        • N. AB 473 (Waldron) – Mental Health: Criminal Justice: Pilot Project
        • O. AB 477 (Ridley-Thomas) – Behavioral Health Stakeholder Advisory Panel
        • P. AB 488 (Kiley) – Mental Health Services Act
        • Q. AB 501 (Ridley-Thomas) – Mental Health: Community Care Facilities
        • R. AB 508 (Santiago) – Health Care Practitioners: Student Loans
        • S. AB 620 (Holden) – Prisoners: Trauma Informed Therapy
        • T. AB 683 (Garcia) – Prisoners: Support Services
        • U. AB 689 (Obernolte) – Juvenile Proceedings: Competency
        • V. AB 700 (Jones-Sawyer) – Public Health: Alcoholism or Drug Abuse Recovery: Substance Use Disorder Counseling
        • W. AB 704 (Grayson) – Multidisciplinary Teams: Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence
        • X. AB 720 (Eggman) – Inmates: Psychiatric Medication: Informed Consent
        • Y. AB 767 (Quirk-Silva) - Master Business License Act.
        • Z. AB 800 (Chiu) – Hate Crimes: Hotline
        • AA. AB 827 (Rubio) – Department of Consumer Affairs: Task Force: Foreign-Trained Professionals
        • BB. AB 835 (Dababneh) – Consumer Affairs: Licenses: Prohibited Acts
        • CC. AB 1005 (Calderon) Professions and Vocations: Fines: Relief
        • DD. AB 1061 (Gloria) – Victim’s Restitution
        • EE. AB 1074 (Maienschein) – Health Care Coverage: Pervasive Developmental Disorder or Autism
        • FF. AB 1116 (Grayson) – Peer Support and Crisis Referral Services Act
        • GG. AB 1134 (Gloria) – Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission: Fellowship Program
        • HH. AB 1136 (Eggman) – Health Facilities: Residential Mental or Substance Use Disorder Treatment
        • II. AB 1261 (Berman) – Pupil Discipline: Expulsions: Pupil Suicide Prevention
        • JJ. AB 1315 (Mullin) –Mental Health: Early Psychosis Detection and Intervention
        • KK. AB 1340 (Maienschein) – Medical Education: Mental and Physical Health Care Integration
        • LL. SB 8 (Beall) – Diversion: Mental Disorders
        • MM. SB 27 (Morrell) – Professions and Vocations: Licenses: Military Service
        • NN. SB 142 (Beall) – Criminal Offenders: Mental Health
        • OO. SB 181 (Berryhill) – Administrative Procedure Act: Repeal of Regulations
        • PP. SB 191 (Beall) – Pupil Health: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services
        • QQ. SB 215 (Beall) – Incarcerated Persons: Victim Advocates
        • RR. SB 241 (Monning) – Medical Records: Access
        • SS. SB 399 (Portantino) – Health Care Coverage: Pervasive Development Disorder
        • TT. SB 538 (Monning) – Hospital Contracts
        • UU. SB 575 (Leyva) – Patient Access to Health Records
        • VV. SB 684 (Bates) – Incompetence to Stand Trial: Conservatorship: Treatment
        • WW. SB 715 (Newman) – Department of Consumer Affairs: Regulatory Boards: Removal of Board Members
        • XX. SB 755 (Beall) – Civil Discovery: Mental Examination
        • YY. SB 762 (Hernandez) – Healing Arts Licensee: License Activation Fee: Waiver
        • ZZ. SB 800 (Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development) – Professions and Vocations
        • AAA. ACR 8 (Jones-Sawyer) – Adverse childhood experiences: post-traumatic “street” disorder.
    3. Review Draft Omnibus Legislative Proposal to Amend Sections 337 and 728 of the Bus. & Prof. Code Regarding the Brochure Addressing Sexual Contact between a Psychotherapist and a Patient
  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. Overview Presentation of the Regulatory Process (J. Glasspiegel)
  4. Regulatory Update, Review, and Consideration of Additional Changes (S. Phillips)
  5. Outreach Update (A. Bernal)
  6. President’s Report (S. Phillips)
    • a) 2018 Meeting Calendar and Locations
    • b) Committee Updates
  7. Election of Officers
  8. Recommendations for Agenda Items for Future Board Meetings. 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)]


Except where noticed for a time certain, all times are approximate and subject to change. The meeting may be canceled 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.

The Board of Psychology advances quality psychological services for Californians by ensuring ethical and legal practice and supporting the evolution of the profession.