Meeting Agenda

State Board for Social Work

Office of the Professions, Room 216A/B,
Education Building
89 Washington Ave., Albany, NY

Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


  1. Welcome and Approval of Agenda
  2. Review of March 22, 2017 Social Work Board minutes
  3. Executive Secretary Report
    1. Update on Enacted State Budget related to Professions
    2. Department-approved social work education programs
    3. Approval of School Counselor Regulations (Higher Education)
    4. Center for Health Workforce Studies presentation to Board of Regents
  4. Mandatory Continuing Education for LMSW and LCSW
    1. Update on review and approval of entities seeking to become an approved SW provider
    2. Acceptable subjects for continuing education
    3. Update on continuing education for Mental Health Practitioners
  5. License Qualifying Programs & ASWB Examinations
    1. Performance by graduates of MSW programs on 2016 ASWB examinations
    2. ASWB Practice Analysis and Revised Examination blueprint
    3. Collaboration with schools of social work to identify factors affecting performance
  6. Association of Social Work Boards – Mobility Task Force
    1. Draft ASWB concepts for developing mobility program
    2. Initial New York response and Board discussion
  7. Lunch break (12:30 p.m.) Food trucks are located on Washington Ave. for individual lunch purchases.
  8. Practice issues
    1. Naloxone administration by LMSW or LCSW
    2. Supervision of MSW students, permit holders and licensees engaged in teleservices
    3. Prohibition on employment of social workers by non-licensees and unauthorized settings
    4. Other topics to be identified
  9. Professional Discipline Complaints and Questions – Executive Session Only State Board members and Department staff may attend
  10. Adjournment (2:25 p.m.)
Last Updated: June 2, 2017