Idaho State Licensing Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage
& Family Therapists
Minutes of February 4-5, 2003
Chairman Jones called the meeting to order at 9:05a.m. Board members present are: Richard Craig, Ed.D., Roberta Crockett, M.A., Jerome Fischer, Ph.D., Jun Shiosaki and Eric Jones, Ph.D. Bobbie Birdsall was absent/excused. Bureau staff attending are: Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief, Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief, Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney and Janice Wiedrick, Office Specialist.
Rayola Jacobsen stated that the three
bills: HB-10, HB-16 and HB 24 have not been scheduled at this time. The rules have been presented to the Legislature,
and the legislation on renewals will be in the Senate this afternoon.
Jun Shiosaki was congratulated on being
voted the Idaho Counselor Association Lay Member of the Year.
Budd Hetrick presented the financial
statement showing a positive cash balance.
Mr. Hetrick presented the investigative report showing that for 2003 eight complaints have been received and are under investigation, and 13 cases from previous years remain open and under review.
Dr. Craig reported on the AASCB meeting in Charleston, South Carolina. The topics he reported on included:
1. On-line education and on-line counseling
Discussion was held on Professionally
Qualified Counselor (PQC) requirements that may allow applicants apply to AASCB
for the PQC then able to go to any state for licensure.
The PQC has two levels: one level requires 48 semester credits and 3,000
hours of supervised experience and the second level requires 60 semester credits
and 4,000 hours of supervised experience.
Mr. Shiosaki moved to go into executive
session for discussion of pending litigation.
Dr. Fischer seconded and the motion carried.
Dr. Fischer moved to come out of executive
session. Dr. Craig seconded and the
Ms. Crockett moved to instruct the Attorney General to draft a formal reprimand for cases COU-P3C-03-02-006 and COU-P4B-03-01-001 and include:
1. A one-year probation
2. Three-month suspension to be withheld if successful completion of terms.
3. Require a 15-hour Ethics course applicable to the profession.
4. Require supervision at the rate of 1 hour of supervision for every 10 hours of experience and the supervisor must provide quarterly reports on the supervision to the Board.
5. Adhere to the Laws and Rules of the counseling profession.
6. Pay the costs and fees of the investigation.
Dr. Craig seconded and the motion carried
Ms. Crockett moved to go into executive
session for discussion of material exempt from public disclosure. Dr. Craig seconded and the motion carried.
Mr. Shiosaki moved to come out of executive
session. Dr. Fischer seconded and
the motion carried.
Mr. Shiosaki moved to accept the recommendation of the Attorney General regarding COU-L6A-4-2003-8 and accept the voluntary surrender of the license. Dr. Fischer seconded the motion. Vote was four members in favor, one member opposed, and the motion carried.
Chairman Jones reported on the AMFTRB meeting he attended. The topics for discussion at the meeting included the possible theft of the computerized test contents and security measures, aligning with CLEAR, portability to include a Certificate of Professional Quality (CPQ), and distance learning continuing education.
The Board directed that a Clinical
Professional Counselor license to be issued to COU-07-25-02 in place of the LPC
The notice of change of supervisor for COU-07-07-00
was reviewed. The probationary
period is over and applicant no longer requires supervision.
A request for Social Work classes to be
accepted toward licensure was received from Corrie Campa.
The Board determined those classes to be acceptable toward licensure.
Discussion was held on the Marriage and
Family Therapy grandfathering period. The
Board directed that complete applications must be received by June 30, 2003 in
order to be reviewed at the July meeting and considered for a grandfather
license. Applications received
after June 30 must follow the rules for the regular licensing requirements.
Chairman Jones called the meeting to order
at 1:15p.m. Board members present are: Chairman Jones, Dr. Craig, Roberta
Crockett, Jun Shiosaki, Dr. Fischer, with Dr. Birdsall arriving at 2:00p.m.
Applicant COU-01-27-03 MPM met with the
Board to discuss the supervisorís qualifications.
The supervisor was a Doctor of Psychology and is not acceptable.
Dr. Craig moved that the applicant must provide confirmed documentation
of 600 hours of practicum supervised by a Marriage and Family Therapy supervisor
and 400 hours supervised by a Clinical Professional Counselor in Idaho, or have
the Massachusetts Board confirm in writing that the original supervisor is an
approved counselor supervisor in Massachusetts.
The Board will review the information when it is received.
Upcoming meetings were discussed and the
following meetings are to be attended by one or more of the Board members:
NBCC Dr. Fischer
AMFTRB Roberta Crockett and Dr. Birdsall
AASCB Dr. Craig and Dr. Jones
ICA Dr. Fischer and Jun Shiosaki
IDMFT September 26th in Boise: Dr. Birdsall, Dr. Jones, Dr. Fischer and Ms. Crockett
The Board asked that a breakdown for the
required 400 hours of direct client contact be
provided on the Board's Supervision
Applicant COU-07-01-02 JTB met with the
Board to discuss the non-accredited California school that was attended. Ms.
Crockett is to contact applicant and discuss alternatives available.
Meeting recessed until February 5, 2003.
FEBRUARY 5, 2003
Acting Chairman Roberta Crockett called the
meeting to order at 9:10a.m. Board members present are Dr. Craig, Jun Shiosaki,
Dr. Fischer and Roberta Crockett.
Also present are Bureau Staff, Rayola
Jacobsen, Budd Hetrick, Roger Hales and Janice Wiedrick.
Dr. Fischer and Roberta Crockett are to
notify the Associations of the pending July expiration of Dr. Birdsallís Board
The Board reviewed files for licensure and
Dr. Fischer moved to issue licenses to all applicants that were reviewed and
approved by two Board members. Mr. Shiosaki seconded and the motion carried.
Mr. Shiosaki moved to terminate files for
lack of activity. Dr. Craig
seconded and the motion carried.
Having no further business before them, the
meeting adjourned at 11:50 a.m.
Richard W. Thomas
Kimberly N. Buck
Debra A. Haines
Betty J. Magnus
Brandie Brigham, M.Coun.
Robert Eugene Stahn
Austin M. Reed, M.A.
Cindy Lee Anderton, M.Coun.
Scott Kay Andersen, M.Coun.
Keri G. Lee
Shawn Forney M.Coun.
Rita Larae Nauman
Brandie Brigham, M.Coun.
Donna V. Batt
Jerrfey Arthur Betts
Harriett J. Gennaro
Al Faye Potthast
Carla Jensen, Ph.D.
Elias DeAlmeida, Ph.D.
Anita Engstrom Jones, M.A.
Beverly A. Moorhead
Tracy Ann Stinchfield, Ed.D.
Susan C. Barrett
Lisa R. Johnson
Julia R. Meyers
Mary Louise Tompkins
Charles Michael Jewell
Joseph E. Toms
Marion (Monty) D. Hays
Amber M. Moe
Stephen K. Gitonga
Sarah Norred Glenn
John David Hattaway
Dawn Marie Toth
Jill Kathryn Hicks
Muna Wadie Crook
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