Meeting Agenda

State Board for Mental Health Practitioners

New York State Education Department

Office of the Professions

Office of Professional Discipline

1411 Broadway, 10th Floor, Regents Room

New York, NY

Simultaneous video linkage to:

Room 211 - Education Building

89 Washington Avenue

Albany, NY

 

Friday, February 26, 2016* ยท 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


Draft Agenda (subject to change)

  1. Welcome and Review of Agenda (10:00 a.m.)
  1. Review of Minutes of October 16, 2015 Board Meeting (10:05 a.m.)
  1. Executive Secretary Report (10:10 a.m.)
    1. Update on Board and OP staffing and resources
    2. Education requirements for licensure & approved education programs
  2.  
  3. Legislative and Regulatory Issues (10:25 a.m.)
    1. Governor's Proposed 2016-2017 State Budget
      1. Proposed continuation of exemption from licensure
    2. Professional association legislation on "diagnosis"
  1. Mandatory Continuing Education (10:45 a.m.)
    1. Approved continuing education regulations for mental health practitioners
      1. Mental Health Counselors (79-9.8)
      2. Marriage and Family Therapists (79-10.8)
      3. Creative Arts Therapy (79-11.8)
      4. Psychoanalysis (79-12.8)
    2. Proposed application for providers seeking approval (generic)
    3. Draft frequently asked questions (generic) 
  1. Lunch Break (12:30 p.m.)
  1. Updated Examination Policies (1:15 p.m.)
    1. Association of Marriage & Family Therapy Regulatory Boards changes
  1. Mental Health Practice Questions (1:30 p.m.)
  1. Other Business (2:15 p.m.)
  1. Adjournment (2:30 p.m.)

 

*The draft agenda is subject to last-minute changes

Last Updated: February 16, 2016