NOTICE OF TELECONFERENCE BOARD MEETING
The Board of Psychology will hold a Board Meeting via WebEX
NOTE: Pursuant to the provisions of Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order N-08
21, dated June 11, 2021, neither Board member locations nor a public meeting location are provided. Public participation may be through the WebEx link as provided below. If you have trouble getting on the call to listen or participate, please call 916-574-7720.
Agenda discussion and report items are subject to action being taken on them during the meeting by the Board at its discretion. Action may be taken on any item on the agenda.
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:
Friday, August 27, 2021:
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 byAugust 25, 2021, to email@example.com for consideration.
Friday, August 27, 2021
Seyron Foo, President
Lea Tate, PsyD, Vice President
Sheryll Casuga, PsyD
Mary Harb Sheets, PhD
Stephen Phillips, JD, PsyD
Shacunda Rodgers, PhD
Antonette Sorrick, Executive Officer
Jon Burke, Assistant Executive Officer
Stephanie Cheung, Licensing Manager
Jason Glasspiegel, Central Services Manager
Sandra Monterrubio, Enforcement Program Manager
Liezel McCockran, CE/Renewals Coordinator
Cristina Rivera, Legislative and Regulatory Analyst
Sarah Proteau, Central Services Office Technician
Friday, August 27, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or until Completion of Business
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 at 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
- President’s Welcome
- 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)].
- Discussion and Possible Approval of the Board Meeting Minutes: May 21, 2021
- Executive Officer’s Report (A. Sorrick)
- Personnel Update
- COVID-19 Update
- Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Update
- Budget Report (J. Glasspiegel)
- Presentation by Health Professions Education Foundation on Licensed Mental Health Services Provider Education Program (LMHSPEP) and Mental Health Loan Assumption Program (MHLAP); Discussion and Questions to Follow.
- Enforcement Report (S. Monterrubio)
- Licensure Committee Report and Consideration of and Possible Action on Committee Recommendations (Harb Sheets – Chairperson, Nystrom, Tate)
- Update on Waivers
- Licensing Report
- Continuing Education and Renewals Report
- Feedback Requested by ASPPB regarding Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) Part 2 – Skills Survey
- Consideration of Licensure Committee Recommendations Regarding Requests for an Extension of the 72-Month Registration Period Limitation for Registered Psychological Assistant Pursuant to 16 CCR section 1391.1, subdivision (b)
- Consideration of Licensure Committee Recommendations Regarding Requests for an Extension of the 30-Consecutive Month Limitation to Accrue 1500 Hours of Post-Doctoral Supervised Professional Experience Pursuant to 16 CCR section 1387, subdivision (a)
- Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee Report and Consideration of and Possible Action on Committee Recommendations (Cervantes – Chairperson, Casuga, Phillips)
- Board Sponsored Legislation for the 2021 Legislative Session: Review and Possible Action (M. Cervantes)
- SB 401 (Pan) Healing arts: psychology -Amendments to sections 2960 and 2960.1 of the Business and Professions Code Regarding Denial, Suspension and Revocation for Acts of Sexual Contact
- Pathways to Licensure Statutory Revisions – Amendments to sections 27, 2909, 2909.5, 2910, 2911, 2913, 2914, 2915, 2915.5, 2915.7, 2942, 2944, 2946, and 2960 of the Business and Professions Code, and section 1010 of the Evidence Code
- Sunset Provisions – Amendments to section 2912 of the Business and Professions Code, and Addition of Sections Related to Reinstatement to Active after Voluntary Surrender, Licensure Committee Delegated Authority, and Authority to Issue Waivers
- Legislative Update, Review, and Consideration of Additional Changes (M. Cervantes)
- Bills with Active Positions Taken by the Board
- AB 32 (Aguiar-Curry) Telehealth
- AB 107 (Salas) Department of Consumer Affairs: boards: temporary licenses: military spouses
- SB 731 (Durazo) Criminal records: relief
- SB 772 (Ochoa Bogh) Professions and vocations: citations: minor violations
- SB 801 (Roth) Healing arts: Board of Behavioral Sciences: Board of Psychology: licensees
- Watch Bills
- AB 29 (Cooper) State bodies: meetings
- AB 54 (Kiley) COVID-19 emergency order violation: license revocation
- AB 225 (Gray) Department of Consumer Affairs: boards: veterans: military spouses: licenses
- AB 339 (Lee) State and local government: open meetings
- AB 562 (Low) Frontline COVID-19 Provider Mental Health Resiliency Act of 2021: health care providers: mental health services
- AB 646 (Low) Department of Consumer Affairs: boards: expunged convictions
- AB 657 (Cooper) State civil service system: personal services contracts: professionals
- AB 810 (Flora) Healing arts: reports: claims against licensees
- AB 830 (Flora) Department of Consumer Affairs: director: powers and duties
- AB 885 (Quirk) Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act: teleconferencing
- AB 1026 (Smith) Business licenses: veterans
- AB 1236 (Ting) Healing arts: licensees: data collection
- AB 1386 (Cunningham) License fees: military partners and spouses
- SB 102 (Melendez) COVID-19 emergency order violation: license revocation
- SB 221 (Wiener) Health care coverage: timely access to care
- SB 224 (Portantino) Pupil instruction: mental health education
- Update, Consideration, and Possible action on Governor’s Budget Trailer Bill proposal on Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act: Remote Participation in Meetings.
- 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
- Regulatory Update, Review, and Consideration of Additional Changes (M. Cervantes)
- 16 California Code of Regulations (CCR) 1396.8 – Standards of Practice for Telehealth
- 16 CCR sections 1391.1, 1391.2, 1391.5, 1391.6, 1391.8, 1391.10, 1391.11, 1391.12, 1392.1 – Psychological Assistants
- 16 CCR sections 1381.9, 1381.10, 1392 – Retired License, Renewal of Expired License, Psychologist Fees
- 16 CCR sections 1381.9, 1397.60, 1397.61, 1397.62, 1397.67 – Continuing Professional Development
- 16 CCR sections 1391.13, and 1391.14 – Inactive Psychological Assistant Registration and Reactivating a Psychological Assistant Registration
- 16 CCR 1392 – Psychologist Fees – California Psychology Law and Ethics Examination (CPLEE) and Initial License and Biennial Renewal Fee for a Psychologist
- 16 CCR 1395.2 – Disciplinary Guidelines and Uniform Standards Related to Substance-Abusing Licensees
- Telepsychology Committee Report and Consideration of and Possible Action on Committee Recommendations (Phillips – Chairperson, Nystrom, Tate)
- Presentation on the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT) by Representatives of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB)
- Historical Overview of the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT)
- Timeline of the Board’s prior consideration of PSYPACT
- Correspondence between the Board of Psychology and the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB)
- Identify Outstanding Issues
- Review of and Possible Action on PSYPACT Model Legislation for a Report to the Full Board on November 18-19, 2021
- 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)].
- Call for Nominations to Association of State and Provincial Psychology Board’s (ASPPB) Board of Directors First Year Member-At-Large
- Opportunity for Board Members to Express an Interest in Being President or Vice President of the Board in 2022
- The Board Will Meet in Closed Session Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126, subdivision (c)(3) to Discuss Disciplinary Matters Including Proposed Decisions, Stipulations, Petitions for Reinstatement or Modification of Penalty, Petitions for Reconsideration, and Remands.
Due to technological limitations, adjournment will not be broadcast. Adjournment will immediately follow closed session, and there will be no other items of business discussed or transacted.
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.To accommodate speakers, or to maintain a quorum, 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, or if scheduled to be heard on Friday may be moved up to Thursday.
In the event a quorum of the Board is unable to attend the meeting, or the Board is unable to maintain a quorum once the meeting is called to order, the president may, at his discretion, continue to discuss items from the agenda and to vote to make recommendations to the full board at a future meeting [Government Code section 11125(c)].
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 protects consumers of psychological services by licensing psychologists, regulating the practice of psychology, and supporting the evolution of the profession.