Meeting Agenda

State Board for Social Work

Office of the Professions

1411 Broadway

10th Floor, MMMM Room

New York, NY

Simultaneous video connection at:

State Education Building

Conference Room 211

89 Washington Avenue

Albany, NY


Office of the Professions

333 East Washington Street

Syracuse, NY

Wednesday, October 16, 2013* · 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Draft Agenda*

  1. Welcome and Introductions (10:00 a.m.)

    2.  Review and Approval of Agenda (10:05 a.m.)

    3.  Review of Minutes of June 19, 2013 State Board Meeting  (10:15      a.m.)

     4. Executive Secretary Report (10:20 a.m.)

     5. Discussion with Deans and Directors of New York Social Work Programs (10:30 a.m.)

The Deans and Directors of the 16 New York State graduate social work programs will meet with the State Board to discuss issues of mutual concern about the license and practice of the professions

  • Review and approval of social work degree programs leading to licensure (10:30 a.m.)
  • Supervised internship for LMSW and LCSW (10:50 a.m.)
  • Application process for licensure and psychotherapy privilege (11:00 a.m.)
  • Implementation of e-Licensing for social work professions (11:15 a.m.)
  • ASWB examinations for licensure (11:30 a.m.)
  • Data collection about social workers' practice settings and activities (12:20 p.m.)
  • Best practices in continuing education (12:45 p.m.)

       6.  Lunch Break (1:30 to 2:15 p.m.)

       7.  Continuing education for LMSW and LCSW (tentative) (2:15 p.m.)

    • Review of legislation (S4637-A/A6703-A) passed in 2013
    • Review of continuing education regulations in other professions
    • Recommendations for regulations to be developed by the Department

        8.  Organization of the Board (2:45 p.m.)

    • Election of Chair and Vice Chair
    • Tentative 2014 Meeting Schedule

       9.  Adjournment (3:00 p.m.)

* The draft agenda is subject to last-minute changes.

Last Updated: October 8, 2013