Notice of Outreach and Communications Committee
Teleconference Meeting & Agenda September 25, 2020
The Board of Psychology will hold an Outreach and Communications Committee via teleconference
NOTE: Pursuant to the provisions of Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order
N-29-20, dated March 17, 2020, neither Committee member locations nor a public meeting location is provided. Public participation may be through teleconferencing as provided below. If you have trouble getting on the call to listen or participate, please call 916-574-7720.
Important Notice to the Public: The Board of Psychology will hold a public meeting via WebEx Events. To participate in the WebEx meeting, please log on to this website the day of the meeting:
Instructions to connect to the meeting can be found at the end of this agenda. Members of the public may but are not obligated to provide their names or personal information as a condition of observing or participating in the meeting. When signing into the WebEx platform, participants may be asked for their name and email address. Participants who choose not to provide their names will need to provide a unique identifier such as their initials or another alternative, so that the meeting moderator can identify individuals who wish to make public comment; participants who choose not to provide their email address may utilize a fictitious email address like in the following sample format: XXXXX@mailinator.com.
Due to potential technical difficulties, please consider submitting written comments by September 23, 2020, to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
Lea Tate, PsyD, Chair
Shacunda Rodgers, PhD
Antonette Sorrick, Executive Officer
Jason Glasspiegel, Central Services Manager
Stephanie Cheung, Licensing Program Manager
Sandra Monterrubio, Enforcement Program Manager
Friday, September 25, 2020
10:00 a.m. to – 4:00 p.m.
Unless noticed for a specific time, items may be heard at any time during the period of the Committee meeting.
The Committee welcomes and encourages public participation in its meetings. The public may take appropriate opportunities to comment on any issue before the Committee 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
- Chairperson Welcome
- Public Comment for Items not on the Agenda. 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)]
- Approval of the Outreach and Education Committee Minutes: May 17, 2019
- Strategic Plan
- Strategic Plan Action Plan Update
- Update on Website Focus Group Follow-up
- Social Media Update
- Website Statistics Update
- Update on Newsletter
- Outreach Activities Update
- Updates on Communications and/or Activities of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB)
- Plan to Update “For Your Peace of Mind – A Consumer’s Guide to Psychological Services”
- Addressing Cultural Diversity and Access to Psychological Services in California
- a. Update on Continued Professional Development Regulations: Implementation Plan to Produce Written Materials including Cultural Diversity and Social Justice Requirement
- Increase Stakeholder Engagement
- Engage Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS) Regarding Medi-Cal Reimbursement Rates
- Engage Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA) Regarding Federal Initiatives Addressing Equity
- Digital Divide – How Does the Digital Divide Impact Access to Telehealth
- Recommendations for Agenda Items for Future 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)]
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, 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 or its committees, at the time the item is heard, but the President or Committee Chair may, at his or her discretion, apportion available time among those who wish to speak. Board members who are present who are not members of the Committee may observe, but may not participate or vote.
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 email@example.com 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.
The goal of the Outreach and Communications Committee is to provide critical information to all Californians regarding the evolving practice of psychology, relevant and emerging issues in the field of psychology, and the work of the Board.