Proposed Agenda

State Board for Mental Health Practitioners


NYS Education Department
Office of the Professions

475 Park Avenue South
2nd Floor - Regents Room
New York, NY

Friday, February 5, 2010 ยท 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


  1. Welcome and Review of Agenda
  2. Review of Minutes October 9, 2009 State Board Meeting
  3. Executive Secretary Report
    1. Governor's proposed budget State Fiscal Year 2010-2011
    2. Update on SED leadership and restoring the Office of the Professions
    3. Update on RightNow technology to assist customers
    4. Regents item on legislative proposals
  4. Corporate Practice of the Professions and Related Issues
    1. Regents item on corporate practice of the professions
    2. Proposed revisions to legislation introduced in Assembly (A8897) and Senate (S5921)
    3. Update on issues and recommendations for further action
  5. Draft Amendments to Regulations Related to Education, Experience and Endorsement
    1. Education for licensure
    2. Supervised experience for licensure
    3. Licensure by endorsement for certain applicants
  6. Discussion with Office of Professional Discipline Staff
    1. Disciplinary actions in 2009
      1. Final disciplinary actions by the Board of Regents in 2009
      2. Review of complaints and moral character cases 2009
    2. Ensuring public protection through enforcement of illegal practice provisions
      1. Review of regulations adopted by Board of Regents (2007)
      2. Overview of procedures for investigation & proscecution of complaints
      3. Identifying activities that constitute illegal practice
  7. Discussion of Guidance on Practice and Related Questions
    1. Licensure and practice in New York (draft)
      1. Requirements for licensure
      2. Practice of the profession
    2. Acceptable settings for practice of the professions (draft)
  8. Other Business and Adjournment
    1. New Board Member Training - Tentatively set for March 4, 2010 at 475 Park Avenue South, NYC
    2. Next meeting of the State Board: May 21, 2010 in Albany (10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Last Updated: February 10, 2010