Meeting Agenda

State Board for Mental Health Practitioners

Office of the Professions
State Education Building
89 Washington Ave., Room 201
Albany, NY

Friday, June 23, 2017 · 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


  1. Welcome and review of agenda (10:30 a.m.)
  2. Review of Minutes of March 24, 2017
  3. Executive Secretary Report
    1. Enacted State Budget related to Professions
    2. Center for Health Workforce Studies presentation to Board of Regents
    3. Department-approved education programs
  4. Notification of Licensure Requirements in New York
  5. Review of Education for Licensure (out-of-state graduates) Susan Kent of Comparative Education will join the Board for discussion about education evaluations.
  6. Acceptable Settings for Supervised Experience toward Licensure
  7. Lunch break (12:30 p.m.) Food trucks are located on Washington Ave. for individual lunch purchases.
  8. Mandatory Continuing Education
    1. Review and approval of provider applications (MHP and SW)
    2. List of approved continuing education providers by profession
  9. Information on Regulatory and Legislative Issues
    1. Adoption of school counselor regulations
    2. Pending legislation related to Article 163 professions
  10. Mental Health Practice Questions
    1. Administration of Naloxone by mental health practitioner
    2. Assessment of suicidality by mental health counselor
    3. Prohibition on employment of licensees by unauthorized settings
    4. Discussion: interns, permit holders and licensees engaged in telepractice
  11. Final Professional Discipline Actions and Questions – Executive Session Only State Board members and Department staff may attend
  12. Adjournment (2:50 p.m.)
Last Updated: June 14, 2017