Idaho State Counselors Licensing Board
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, Idaho 83702-5642
(208) 334-3233

 

Minutes of February 1, 2000

Chairman Craig called the regular meeting of the Idaho Counselor Licensing Board to order at 9:07 a.m. at the Bureau of Occupational Licenses.

Board members in attendance are Richard Craig, Ed.D., Enid Davis, Ed.D., Jun Shiosaki and Dawna Jackson, M.Coun.

Bureau Staff present at the meeting are: Thomas E. Limbaugh, Bureau Chief, Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief, John Kersey, Supervising Investigator, Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney, Kirsten Wallace, Prosecuting Attorney and Janice Wiedrick, Office Specialist.

Dawna Jackson moved to approve the minutes of October 5-6, 1999, as written. Jun Shiosaki seconded the motion, motion carried.

Tom Limbaugh advised the Board of the Marriage and Family Therapist legislation that is pending.

Mr. Limbaugh presented the financial report showing a positive balance of $109,594.

Mr. Limbaugh reported the Board has been registered with HIPDB to report infractions against licensees. This is a national database for Heath Care Providers.

Budd Hetrick presented the contract between the Board and the Bureau for discussion.

The Board approved the contract and Chairman Craig signed it.

John Kersey reported that one complaint has been received this year. Of the eighteen complaints received in 1999-fifteen are open and under investigation.

Roger Hales was asked to report on "faith-based counseling". Mr. Hales reported that Idaho is unique in the use of faith-based counseling and that the Board will need to interpret the law and possibly draft a rule to solidify the wording for faith-based counseling.

Dawna Jackson moved to go into executive session to discuss disciplinary actions against licensees. Jun Shiosaki seconded the motion, motion carried.

Dawna Jackson moved to come out of executive session, Dr. Davis seconded the motion, motion carried.

Dawna Jackson moved to follow the recommendations presented by Kirsten Wallace for the disciplinary actions for COU-P4C-99-009 and COU-P4-0396-007. Jun Shiosaki seconded the motion, motion carried.

Discussion was held on the possibility of reimbursing those who perform file pro-reviews. Such reimbursements should be requested for inclusion in the 2001 budget, and should probably be set by rule. This will be discussed further at the May meeting.

The Board suggested that the following question be added the application: "Have you ever voluntarily surrendered a license or certificate?" Yes or No. If yes, please provide information.

Daniel Weigel met with the Board to discuss his becoming licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor-Private Practice based upon his licensure in Colorado. He became licensed in Colorado in March 1999. Dawna Jackson moved to go into executive session for discussion of Mr. Weigel’s application. Dr. Davis seconded the motion, motion carried.

Dawna Jackson moved to come out of executive session, Enid Davis seconded the motion, motion carried.

Dr. Davis moved to inform Mr. Weigel that the Board hold a conference call on February 22, 2000 to further discuss his licensure as a LPCP; the Board will research the Colorado law; and, if Mr. Weigel has more information for the Board, he should present it prior to the conference call. Dawna Jackson seconded the motion, motion carried.

Dawna Jackson reported on the AASCB meeting she attended.

1. National Board for Certified Counselors is now accepting computer classes for continuing education- (Three hours are approved.) This is to be added to Idaho’s CE list of approved methods for CE.)

2. AASCB has endorsed the National Counselor Examination and the Certified Mental Health Counselor Examination provided by the National Board for Certified Counselors.

3. Ms. Jackson was awarded a research award for her study titled: "A Determination of the Relationship Between Continuing Education and Ethical Complaints Against Licensed Professional Counselors: A National Study."

4. Ms. Jackson presented a Model Code of Ethics for Board Members and copies were distributed to all Board members. (to be discussed further at May meeting.)

5. Next year the AASCB meeting will be held in Florida and the NBCC meeting will be held in August 2000.

Roberta Crockett, Edward Lodge, Piper Field and Skip Smyser met with the Board to discuss the proposed Marriage Family Therapist legislation that is to be presented to this year’s Legislative session. Discussion included the possibility of an independent Marriage Family Therapist board versus including Marriage & Family Therapist licensure under the Counselor Board.

Budd Hetrick presented a draft copy of the legislative changes necessary to include Marriage Family Therapist licensure within the Counselor Board. The proposed legislation includes adding one Marriage Family Therapist to the Board. The legislation, if passed, would also necessitate rule making to set out requirements for licensure, fees for the license, etc.

Dawna Jackson moved to table the discussion until Wednesday, February 2, 2000. Jun Shiosaki seconded the motion, motion carried.

BOARD BUSINESS FILE

Pamela Linton requested that a Licensed Pastoral Counselor be allowed to supervise her.

Dr. Davis moved that a Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Professional Counselor-Private Practice must provide the supervision for her and this can be done by electronic means, as long as, the supervision meets the intent of the law by being one-on-one, face-to-face. Dawna Jackson seconded the motion, motion carried.

Melissa Vogel requested supervision by a Utah supervisor for her Licensed Professional Counselor-Private Practice license. Dr. Davis moved that one-half of the supervision must be by a Licensed Professional Counselor-Private Practice individual and the supervision could be by electronic means, as long as, the supervision met the intent of the law by being one-on-one, face-to-face. The Utah supervisor may meet the requirement of being a licensed Psychologist, Psychiatrist or Social Worker-Private Practice for the other half of the hours required. Dawna Jackson seconded the motion, motion carried.

REVIEW OF FILES FOR LPC

The following applications were approved for licensure upon receipt of the $75 original license fee:

COU-010700 RKB, COU-092999 BKB, COU-110399 LSB, COU-011000 TBK, COU- 111899 BLB, COU-010300 MDB, COU-011200 JPC, COU-012400 JDH, COU-022599 JG, COU-111299 NK, COU-092099 KGL, COU-012400 LCL, COU-121099 MML, COU-120699 BRO, COU-121399 DS, COU-122099 GTT, COU-013100 RES, COU- 013100 MWM and COU-012600 SJW.

The Board instructed that a letter be sent to COU-061595 noting that, once the original license fee of $75 has been paid and the supervisor has been approved by the Board, a restricted license will be issued. The restrictions are to be:

1. LPCP supervision for one year with the supervisor approved by the Board.

2. Progress reports from the supervisor quarterly to coincide with Board meetings (first weeks of February, May, July and October)

3. Ratio of supervision is to be one hour of face-to-face supervision for every 20 hours on the job.

The following were sent letters requesting additional information:

COU-011900 MHS – three hours practicum

COU-020100 RAG- NBCC score

COU-020100 JAH – NBCC score

The meeting recessed to reconvene on February 2, 2000 at 9:00a.m.

February 2, 2000, Chairman Craig called the meeting to order at 9:05am, with all Board members present.

LPCP APPLICATIONS REVIEWED

The following were approved for licensure upon receipt of the $75 original license fee and the $20 wall certificate fee:

COU-102199 JBB, COU-013100 MCB, COU-011000 CJD, COU-011800 KEH, COU- 012600 JOO and COU-062597 DDP

COU-012600 must document 2000 hours of supervised experience.

CONDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING APPLICATIONS

The following were approved for licensure as a Conditional Professional Counselor:

COU-012100 JMH and COU-020100 DHB

COU-013100 KLH is approved pending receipt of transcripts.

The Board discussed the Marriage Family Therapy proposed legislation, and by acclamation, have taken a neutral stand on the legislation.

The next regular meeting is to be held on May 4-5-6, 2000 in Idaho Falls. If necessary, during the meeting, the Board will have a conference call with Roger Hales and/or Kirsten Wallace. Tom Limbaugh, Budd Hetrick, John Kersey and Janice Wiedrick are invited to the meeting.

The Board signed the minute book, wall certificates, travel vouchers, and honorariums.

Having no further business before them, the meeting adjourned at 1:15p.m.

Licenses issued after this meeting

Kathleen Elizabeth Hosack     LPCP-350 2-2-00

Darlene D. Phillips     LPCP-351 2-2-00

Patrick W. Murphy     LPCP-352 2-2-00

Michael Clyde Boyle     LPCP-353 2-3-00

Joan Odum Ordmandy     LPCP-354 2-8-00

Christopher J. DalPra     LPCP-355 2-22-00

Susan Jean Walker, M.S.     LPC-918 2-4-00

John Patrick Condron     LPC-919 2-8-00

Robert Eugene Stahn     LPC-920 2-8-00

Terri Bee-Kimber, M.Coun.     LPC-921 2-10-00

Bonnie K. Benson, M.A.     LPC-922 2-11-00

Rebecca K. Barnes     LPC-923 2-11-00

Jacqueline Gedeik, MSCP     LPC-924 2-14-00

Keri G. Lee     LPC-925 2-28-00

Matthew Charles Stewart, M.Coun.     LPC-926 2-28-00

Bryce R. Owen, M.Coun     LPC-927 2-28-00

Lyle Spencer Bourcy, M.Ed., M.Div.     LPC-928 3-6-00

Betty A. Ward, M.Coun.     LPC-929 3-10-00

Lori Cornilles Lodge     LPC-930 3-15-00

James M. Hatch     CPC-21 2-2-00

Debra Haines Batalich     CPC-22 2-2-00

Kimberly L. Hudlet     CPC-23 3-2-00

Lori L. Woodward     CPC-24 3-10-00


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