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Licensing Committee Meeting
Corrected NOTICE & AGENDA

Department of Consumer Affairs
1625 N. Market Blvd., HQ Hearing Room, first floor
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 574-7220

Committee Members
Jacqueline Horn, PhD, Chairperson
Nicole J. Jones, Public Member
Stephen Phillips, JD, PsyD

Legal Counsel
Norine Marks

Board Staff
Antonette Sorrick, Executive Officer
Jeffrey Thomas, Assistant Executive Officer
Stephanie Cheung, Licensing Manager
Natasha Lim, Licensing and BreEZe Coordinator
Cherise Burns, Central Services Manager
Jason Glasspiegel, Central Services Coordinator

March 16-17, 2017

The Board plans to webcast this meeting on its website. Webcast availability cannot, however, be guaranteed due to limitations on resources or technical difficulties that may arise. If you wish to participate or to have a guaranteed opportunity to observe, please plan to attend at the physical location. Adjournment, if it is the only item that occurs after a closed session, may not be webcast. A link to the webcast will be available on the Board's Website at 8:30 a.m. on March 16, 2017, or you may access it at: https://thedcapage.wordpress.com/webcasts/. Links to agenda items with attachments are available at www.psychology.ca.gov prior to the meeting date.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 and Friday, March 17, 2017

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or until completion of business

1. Call to Order/Roll Call/Establishment of a Quorum

2. Public Comment(s) for Items not on the Agenda. Note: The Committee May not Discuss or Take Action on any Matter Raised During This Public Comment Section, Except to Decide whether to Place the Matter on the Agenda of a Future Meeting [Government Code Sections 11125 and 11125.7(a)]

3. Approval of the Licensing Committee Minutes: September 19, 2016

4. Continuing Professional Development: Continue to Review Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations and Recommend Proposed Revisions to Full Board
    1397.60, 1397.61, 1397.62, 1397.67, 1397.69, & 1397.70

5. Pathways to Licensure:
a. Proposed Amendments to Business and Professions Code:

  • 2909, 2909.5, & 2911, (Exemptions);
  • 2913 (Psychological Assistant);
  • 2914 (Applicant's Requirement);
  • 2915 (Continuing Education);
  • 2915.5 (Coursework in Aging and Long-term Care)
  • 2940 & 2941 (Application and Examination Fees);
  • 2942, 2943, & 2944 (Examination Time and Subjects);
  • 2946 (Reciprocity and Temporary Practice);
  • 2947 (Appointment of Commissioners); and
  • 2948 (Issuance of License)

b. Continue to Review Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations and Recommendations for Proposed Amendments

  • 1380.3 (Definitions);
  • 1381, 1381.1, & 1381.2 (Applications);
  • 1381.4 (Failure to Appear for an Examination);
  • 1381.5 (Failure to Pay Initial License Fee);
  • 1382, 1382.3, 1382.4, 1382.5, & 1382.6 (Pre-licensing Courses);
  • 1386 (Evaluation of Education);
  • 1387 (Supervised Professional Experience);
  • 1387.1 & 1387.2 (Qualifications of Primary and Delegated Supervisors);
  • 1387.3 (Non-Mental Health Services);
  • 1387.4 (Out-of-State Experience);
  • 1387.5 (SPE Log);
  • 1388, 1388.6, 1389, & 1389.1 (Examinations-Waiver/Reconsideration);
  • 1387.7, 1390, 1390.1, 1390.2, & 1390.3 (Registered Psychologists);
  • 1387.6, 1391, 1391.1, 1391.2, 1391.3, 1391.4, 1391.5, 1391.6, 1391.7, 1391.8, 1391.10, 1391.11, & 1391.12 (Psychological Assistants); and
  • 1392.1 (Psychological Assistant Fees)

6. General Review and Consider Updating Website's Content: Supervision and Training

a. Best Practices: Supervised Professional Experience (SPE)

b. Training Guidelines

7. Application Processing Timeframes Update

8. Recommendations for Agenda Items for Future Licensing Committee Meetings. Note: The Committee May not Discuss or Take Action on any Matter Raised During This Public Comment Section, Except to Decide whether to Place the Matter on the Agenda of a Future Meeting [Government Code Sections 11125 and 11125.7(a)]

CLOSED SESSION

9. Closed Session The Licensing Committee will Meet in Closed Session Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(c)(2) to Discuss and Consider Requests for Extensions of the 72-Month Registration Period for Registered Psychological Assistant

RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

ADJOURNMENT

This meeting is scheduled for two days and any agenda item may be considered by Board at any time during both days. Discussions and actions on agenda items may be continued or deferred to the next meeting day and the Board may take periodic breaks, including a lunch recess, throughout the meeting, as needed.

All times are approximate and subject to change. The meeting may be canceled or changed without notice. For verification, please check the Board's Web site at www.psychology.ca.gov, or call (916) 574-7720. Action may be taken on any item on the agenda. Items may be taken out of order, tabled or held over to a subsequent meeting, for convenience, to accommodate speakers, or to maintain a quorum.

Meetings of the Board of Psychology are open to the public except when specifically noticed otherwise in accordance with the Open Meeting Act. The public may take appropriate opportunities to comment on any issue before the Board or its committees, at the time the item is heard, but the President or Committee Chair may, at his or her discretion, apportion available time among those who wish to speak.

The meeting is accessible to the physically disabled. A person who needs a disability-related accommodation or modification in order to participate in the meeting may make a request by contacting Antonette Sorrick, Executive Officer, at (916) 574-7720 or email bopmail@dca.ca.gov or send a written request addressed to 1625 N. Market Boulevard, Suite N-215, Sacramento, CA 95834. Providing your request at least five (5) business days before the meeting will help ensure availability of the requested accommodation. Links to agenda items, with exhibits are available at www.psychology.ca.gov, prior to the meeting date.