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


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.


Bureau Staff 

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

            2.  Portability


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 motion carried. 

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 unanimously. 

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 license. 

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. 

Lunch Break 

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 Evaluation form. 

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 term. 

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. 

Licenses Issued


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.

Susan Spillane-Branlette

Elias DeAlmeida, Ph.D.

Anita Engstrom Jones, M.A.

Lori Lodge

Beverly A. Moorhead



Tracy Ann Stinchfield, Ed.D.

Susan C. Barrett

Lisa R. Johnson

Julia R. Meyers

Glenn Vaughn

Laura Adams

Cassia Morton

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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