Idaho State Counselors Licensing Board
Minutes of October 3-4, 2000
The regular meeting of the Counselor Licensing Board was brought to order by Chairman Richard Craig at 9:10a.m.
Board members present were: Richard Craig, Ed.D., Jun Shiosaki, and Dawna Jackson, M.Coun.
Bureau staff present were: Thomas Limbaugh, Bureau Chief, Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief, Roger Hales, Hamlin and Sasser, John Kersey, Chief Investigator and Janice Wiedrick, secretary.
Dawna Jackson moved to approve the minutes of the July 12-13, 2000 board meeting. Jun Shiosaki seconded the motion, motion carried.
Tom Limbaugh presented the financial report to the Board. The report showed a positive balance of $96,901.02.
Mr. Limbaugh reported that a meeting is scheduled for October 21, 2000 with Senator Stegner on the Marriage and Family Therapist proposed law at Boise State University.
Discussion was held on the proposed faith-based law change and the importance of obtaining adequate information for the legislature. The Board noted that no other state has the "faith-based" exemption.
John Kersey presented the complaint report to the Board.
Dawna Jackson moved to go into executive session for discussion of confidential material and possible litigation. Jun Shiosaki seconded the motion, motion carried.
Dawna Jackson moved to come out of executive session. Jun Shiosaki seconded the motion, motion carried.
Dawna Jackson moved to accept the recommendations of legal counsel for cases COU-P4B-O2B-99-015; COU-L1-01-00-003; COU-P3C-04-006; and COU-P4C-02B-99-014. Jun Shiosaki seconded the motion, motion carried.
Roger Hales recommended that a rule for the intern under direct supervision should be drafted if the proposed law change is adopted. The rule should address
1. education required
2. scope of practice
3. completed internship and can it be a paid internship.
Roger Hales will provide a memo on the definition of the Buckley Amendment. A letter with concerns about the Model Disclosure Statement was received from Kevin Kracke. Roger Hales is to respond to the letter.
Budd Hetrick presented the contract between the Bureau and the Board for consideration.
Dawna Jackson moved to have Chairman Craig sign the contract with the Bureau on behalf of the Board, Jun Shiosaki seconded the motion, motion carried.
Discussion was held on a Vocational Rehabilitation specialty licensure. Dawna Jackson moved that a task force be appointed for recommendations on what would be required for the specialty license. Dawna Jackson moved that Mary Barros Bailey be asked to chair a task force of five people to investigate the need for a specialty license as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor. Questions to be considered are: 1. Does Idaho need Vocational Rehabilitation licensure? 2. If so, what requirements would be recommended? The task force will be reimbursed for their expenses for one meeting. Jun Shiosaki seconded the motion, motion carried.
Jun Shiosaki moved to go into executive session for discussion of confidential material. Dawna Jackson seconded the motion, motion carried.
Jun Shiosaki moved to come out of executive session. Dawna Jackson seconded the motion.
Jun Shiosaki moved to invite COU-07-07-00 to the February meeting and to forward any documentation pertinent to the case to the Board prior to the meeting. A Bureau investigator will obtain a copy of the police report. Dawna Jackson seconded the motion, motion carried.
BOARD BUSINESS FILE
Blake Poe requested that six credits from the University of Idaho Juvenile Sex Offender Management Project be approved for the continuing education licensure requirements. Dawna Jackson moved to accept the six credits. Jun Shiosaki seconded the motion, motion carried.
A request for information on web based counseling from Fredrik Lund was discussed. The Board shares his concerns and will take the matter under advisement.
A request from Donna Batt, that carryover hours for continuing education be increased to twenty hours, was reviewed. The Board will keep the carryover hours at five.
A request from COU-06-09-95 that the Board approve Linda Elaine McCarter as the approved supervisor was reviewed. Jun Shiosaki moved that Ms. McCarter be approved as supervisor. Dawna Jackson seconded the motion, motion carried.
The Board approved one application for the voluntary Registry.
The Board approved fourteen applications for Licensed Professional Counselor.
The Board approved five applications for Licensed Professional Counselor-Private Practice.
The Board signed the wall certificates, minute book, expense vouchers, and per diems.
Having no further business before them, the meeting adjourned at 3:45p.m.
Licenses issued as a result of the meeting:
Janey B. Barnes
Kenneth H. Brown, M.Ed. LPC-974 10-03-00
Kelly M. Gonser, M.A. LPC-975 10-12-00
Sani Judd Baker, M.Ed. LPC-976 10-12-00
Rita M. Fell, M.A. LPC-977 10-13-00
Tammie Rogers Bernal, M.Ed. LPC-978 10-16-00
Barbara Ann Stevens LPCP-373 10-12-00
Larry A. Terherst LPCP-374 10-12-00
Cheryl Anne Senieur LPCP-375 10-12-00
Diane M. Daniel LPCP-376 10-12-00
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