Meeting Agenda

State Board for Mental Health Practitioners

Office of the Professions

State Education Building

Regents Room

1411 Broadway, 10th Floor

New York, NY

Simultaneous video connection at:

Conference Room 211

89 Washington Avenue

2nd Floor, WW

Albany, NY


Friday, October 17, 2014* ยท 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Draft Agenda (subject to change)

  1. Welcome and Review of Agenda (10:00 a.m.)
  2. Review of Minutes of June 6, 2014 (10:35 a.m.)
  1. Executive Secretary Report (10:40 a.m.)
    1. Update on travel reimbursement
    2. Update on Office of the Professions staffing
    3. Appointments to State Board for Applied Behavior Analysis
    4. Approval of license-qualifying programs, advanced certificates
    5. Approval of programs to place students in New York internships
  1. Case narratives for psychoanalysis and creative arts therapy (11:00 a.m.)

            a. Update on the examination process

            b. Discuss the adoption of DSM V by the candidates             

  1. Survey Mandaded by Chapter 57 of the Laws of 2013 (11:20 a.m.)

    a. Review of 2013 and 2014 survey results

               b. Discuss recommendations to be included in the draft report

               c. Next Steps


  1. Lunch Break (12:00 noon)
  1. Practice Issues (12:45 p.m.)
    1. Revised practice guidelines
    2. Special Education guidance on school psychologists
    3. Tricare final regulations for mental health counselors
  1. Mandatory Continuing Education (1:30 p.m.)

                 a.  Update on implementation of mandatory continuing education for social workers

                 b.  Framework to implement mandatory continuing education for mental health 


  1. Other Business (1:45 p.m.)
  1. Adjournment (2:00 p.m.)


*The draft agenda is subject to last-minute changes

Last Updated: October 6, 2014