Meeting Agenda

State Board for Mental Health Practitioners

Office of the Professions

State Education Building

89 Washington Avenue

Conference Room 201

Albany, NY

Friday, October 28, 2011 ยท 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


  1. Welcome and Review of Agenda

  2. Review of Minutes of June 3, 2011 State Board Meeting

  3. Executive Secretary Report
    1. Welcome from the Deputy Commissioner
    2. Update on Staffing and Transitions in the Education Department
    3. Update on Technology Activities within the Office of the Professions
    4. Pending Legislation and Regulatory Actions

  4. Discussion on Workforce Functions and Licensure
    1. Overview of Data Collection and Reporting Requirements in Statute
    2. Summary of Plans from Exempt Agencies to Comply with Education Law
    3. Discussion and Next Steps

  5. Corporate Practice of the Professions
    1. Emergency Regulations to Implement Chapter 187 of Laws of 2011
    2. Processing of Waiver Applications

  6. Report on Professional Examinations
    1. Data on Performance of NY Graduates on Examinations
    2. Administering and Scoring Case Narrative Examinations

  7. Discussion of Practice Issues (TBD)

  8. Planning for the Future
    1. Nominations and Election of Chair and Vice-Chair
    2. Tentative Meeting Schedule for 2012

  9. Other Business and Adjournment
Last Updated: October 19, 2011