Meeting Agenda

State Board for Mental Health Practitioners

Office of the Professions (MMMM Room)
1411 Broadway
10th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Also, Via Video

State Education Building
89 Washington Avenue
Room 211
Albany, NY 12234

Friday, March 24, 2017 · 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


  1. Welcome and review of agenda
  2. Review of Minutes of October 28, 2016
  3. Executive Secretary Report
    1. Update on Board and OP staffing and resources
    2. Online applications for licensure (Form 1)
    3. Expedited licensure process for spouses of active duty military in New York
  4. Legislative and Regulatory Issues
    1. Governor’s Proposed 2017-2018 State Budget
      1. Waiver of licensure in certain settings (proposed)
      2. OP funding request
    2. Update on proposed school counselor regulations (information)
  5. Mandatory Continuing Education
    1. Update on provider review and approval process
    2. Registration renewal process for licensees
      1. Online registration questions and notice
      2. COGNOS reports from registration system
  6. Lunch Break (12:30 p.m.)
  7. Acceptable Education & Examination for Licensure
    1. NBCC examination eligibility requirements
    2. CACREP and other accreditation standards
    3. Case narratives for creative arts therapy and psychoanalysis
  8. Mental Health Practice Questions
    1. American Art Therapy Association
    2. Department guidance on transgender and immigrant students
  9. Other business
  10. Adjournment (2:30 p.m.)
Last Updated: March 10, 2017