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Friday, August 19, 2022

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. or until Completion of Business


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Board Members
Lea Tate, PsyD, President
Seyron Foo, Vice President
Sheryll Casuga, PsyD, CMPC
Marisela Cervantes, EdD, MPA
Mary Harb Sheets, PhD
Julie Nystrom
Stephen Phillips, JD, PsyD
Ana Rescate
Shacunda Rodgers, PhD


Board Staff
Antonette Sorrick, Executive Officer
Jon Burke, Assistant Executive Officer
Stephanie Cheung, Licensing Manager
Jason Glasspiegel, Central Services Manager
Sandra Monterrubio, Enforcement Program Manager
Liezel McCockran, CE/Renewals Coordinator
Suzy Costa, Legislative and Regulatory Analyst
Sarah Proteau, Central Services Office Technician
Norine Marks, Board Counsel
Heather Hoganson, Regulatory Counsel

Friday, August 19, 2022


Action may be taken on any item on the agenda.

Unless noticed for a specific time, items may be heard at any time during the period of the Board meeting.

The Board welcomes and encourages public participation at its meetings. The public may take appropriate opportunities to comment on any issue before the Board at the time the item is heard. If public comment is not specifically requested, members of the public should feel free to request an opportunity to comment.

  1. Call to Order/Roll Call/Establishment of a Quorum
  2. President’s Welcome (L. Tate)
    1. Mindfulness Exercise (Rodgers)
    2. Meeting Calendar
  3. Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda. Note: The Board 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)].
  4. Discussion and Possible Approval of the Board Meeting Minutes: April 29, 2022
  5. Executive Officer’s Report (A. Sorrick)
    1. Personnel Update
    2. COVID-19 Update
  6. DCA Update
  7. Budget Report (J. Glasspiegel)
  8. Presentation by Health Professions Education Foundation on Licensed Mental Health Services Provider Education Program (LMHSPEP) and Mental Health Loan Assumption Program (MHLAP); Discussion and Questions to Follow.
  9. Licensing Committee Report and Consideration of Committee Recommendations (Harb Sheets – Chairperson, Nystrom, Tate)
    1. Licensing Report (S. Cheung)
    2. Multiple Test Takers Statistical Report (L. Snyder)
    3. Continuing Education and Renewals Report (L. McCockran)
    4. Board Response to Psychologist Applications – Correspondence Review (S. Cheung)
    5. Legislation: Acceptable Verification of Pre-Licensure Coursework Requirements, Business and Professions Code sections 2915.4 and 2915.5 (S. Cheung)
  10. Licensing Timeframes Update – Short-term and Long-Term Solutions to the Application Backlogs (S. Cheung)
  11. Enforcement Report (S. Monterrubio)
  12. Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) EPPP2 Update – May 16-17, 2022 - Townhall Meeting Report (S. Casuga)
  13. Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee Report and Consideration of Committee Recommendations (Cervantes – Chairperson, Casuga, Phillips)
    1. Legislation from the 2021 Legislative Session: Review and Possible Action (M. Cervantes)
      1. Board-Sponsored Legislation
        1. SB 401 (Pan) Healing arts: psychology - Amendments to sections 2960 and 2960.1 of the Business and Professions Code Regarding Denial, Suspension and Revocation for Acts of Sexual Contact
      2. Bills with Active Positions Taken by the Board
        1. AB 32 (Aguiar-Curry) Telehealth
        2. SB 731 (Durazo) Criminal records: relief
      3. Watch Bills
        1. AB 646 (Low) Department of Consumer Affairs: boards: expunged convictions
    2. Legislation from the 2022 Legislative Session: Review and Possible Action (M. Cervantes)
      1. Review of Bills for Active Position Recommendations to the Board AB 2222 (Reyes) Student financial aid: Golden State Social Opportunities Program
      2. Bills with Active Positions Taken by the Board
        1. AB 1662 (Gipson) Licensing boards: disqualification from licensure: criminal conviction
        2. AB 2754 (Bauer-Kahan) Psychology: supervising psychologists: qualifications
        3. SB 1428 (Archuleta) Psychologists: psychological testing technician: registration
      3. Watch Bills
        1. AB 58 (Salas) Pupil health: suicide prevention policies and training.
        2. AB 1860 (Ward) Substance abuse treatment: certification.
        3. AB 2229 (Luz Rivas) Peace officers: minimum standards: bias evaluation.
        4. AB 2274 (Blanca Rubio) Mandated reporters: statute of limitations.
        5. SB 189 (Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review) State Government.
        6. SB 1223 (Becker) Criminal procedure: mental health diversion.
      4. Legislative Items for Future Meeting. The Board May Discuss Other Items of Legislation in Sufficient Detail to Determine Whether Such Items Should be on a Future Board Meeting Agenda and/or Whether to Hold a Special Meeting of the Board to Discuss Such Items Pursuant to Government Code section 11125.4.
      5. Regulatory Update, Review, and Consideration of Additional Changes (M. Cervantes)
        1. 16 CCR sections 1381.9, 1397.60, 1397.61, 1397.62, 1397.67 – Continuing Professional Development
        2. 16 CCR sections 1391.1, 1391.2, 1391.5, 1391.6, 1391.8, 1391.10, 1391.11, 1391.12, 1392.1 – Registered Psychological Associates
        3. 16 CCR sections 1391.13, and 1391.14 – Inactive Psychological Associates Registration and Reactivating a Psychological Associate Registration
        4. 16 CCR sections 1392 and 1392.1 – Psychologist Fees and Psychological Associate Fees
        5. 16 CCR 1395.2 – Disciplinary Guidelines and Uniform Standards Related to Substance-Abusing Licensees
        6. 16 CCR sections 1380.3, 1381, 1381.1, 1381.2, 1381.4, 1381.5, 1382, 1382.3, 1382.4, 1382.5, 1386, 1387, 1387.1, 1387.2, 1387.3, 1387.4, 1387.5, 1387.6, 1387.10, 1388, 1388.6, 1389, 1389.1, 1391, 1391.1, 1391.3, 1391.4, 1391.5, 1391.6, 1391.8, 1391.11, and 1391.12 – Pathways to Licensure
        7. 16 CCR sections 1380.6, 1393, 1396, 1396.1, 1396.2, 1396.3, 1396.4, 1396.5, 1397, 1397.1, 1397.2, 1397.35, 1397.37, 1397.39, 1397.50, 1397.51, 1397.52, 1397.53, 1397.54, 1397.55 - Enforcement Provisions
  14. Consideration of any Written Comments and Responses and Possible Adoption of 16 CCR Sections 1381.10, 1392, and 1397.69 – Retired License, Renewal of Expired License, Psychologist Fees (Retired License)
  15. Recommendations for Agenda Items for Future Board Meetings. Note: The Board 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)].


  1. The Board Will Meet in Closed Session to Discuss and Deliberate on Disciplinary Matters, Pursuant to Government Code section 11126(c)(3).


Action may be taken on any item on the agenda. Items may be taken out of order 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.

In the event that a quorum of the Board is unavailable, the president may, at their discretion, continue to discuss items from the agenda and to vote to make recommendations to the full board at a future meeting [Government Code section 11125(c)].

The meeting is accessible to the physically disabled. To request disability-related accommodations, use the contact information below. Please submit your request at least five (5) business days before the meeting to help ensure availability of the accommodation.

You may access this agenda and the meeting materials at www.psychology.ca.gov. The meeting may be canceled without notice. To confirm a specific meeting, please contact the Board.

Contact Person: Antonette Sorrick
1625 N. Market Boulevard, Suite N-215
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 574-7720

The Board of Psychology protects consumers of psychological services by licensing psychologists, regulating the practice of psychology, and supporting the evolution of the profession.