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 July 29&30, 2004

   

ROLL CALL:                          Eric F. Jones, Ph.D., Chairman

                                               Jerome M. Fischer, Ph.D.

                                               Jun Shiosaki

                                               Roberta Crockett, M.A.

                                               Bobbie Birdsall, Ph.D.

                                               Brenda Freeman, Ph.D.

 

ALSO PRESENT:                   Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief

                                                Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                                Stephanie Guyon, Deputy Attorney General

                                                Maria Barratt, Budget Analyst

                                                Bureau of Occupational Licenses

 

Guests:                Piper Fields, Idaho Marriage & Family Therapy Association President

                            Pat Alexander, Idaho Mental Health Counselors Association President

Chairman Jones called the meeting to order at 9:08a.m.

Dr. Fischer moved to approve the minutes of May 4 & 5, 2004.  Dr. Birdsall seconded the motion and it carried.

Ms. Jacobsen reported that the Board may wish to consider a fee increase based upon the Board going $21,404 over budget for 2004.  A fee increase would involve a Law change for this year and a Rule change next year.

Ms. Jacobsen reported on the new law regarding conference calls. A Board member is no longer required to be in the office during a conference call.  The Bureau Chief, however, must be physically present at the location designated in the meeting notice to ensure that the public may attend such meeting in person.

Ms. Guyon presented the disciplinary report regarding case COU-2004-5. The Board recommended a one-year probation with $1,000 fine and costs; supervision for one year at the ratio of 1-30 hours of direct, client contact by a supervisor approved by the Board. The supervisor is to report quarterly on the progress and the supervisor is to make sure that all documents of the MMPI traineeship are on file.

Mr. Hales presented the proposed Law changes to the Board.  Dr. Fischer moved to approve the changes made to the proposed Law and for the Bureau to proceed with the presentation to Legislators. Mr. Shiosaki seconded the motion and it carried.

Rules were discussed and the following were noted:

1. Simplifying the Application

          2. Deleting Pastoral Counselor language

3. Adding exam requirements for the National Clinical Mental Health Counselor 

    Exam.

4. Add an endorsement fee of $75.

 The Bureau is to add the NCMHCE to the examination intent to sit form.

Dr. Birdsall moved to have postcards sent to LCPC’s, LCPC’s and LMFT’s about the NCMHCE exam being required for LCPC licensure.  Also on postcard about the one hour of Ethics that will be required per year. Dr. Fischer seconded the motion and it carried.

Dr. Jones is to write a letter to the Associations and the Universities about the new exam and the one-hour of ethics requirement.

Dr. Fischer moved to approve the rule changes. Dr. Birdsall seconded the motion and it carried.

Ms. Crockett moved to have the Bureau add a color insert to the Renewal Notices on the CEU change.  Dr. Birdsall seconded the motion and it carried.

PORTABILITY

Discussion was held on Portability of licenses.

1.      The Endorsement Rules should be modified if portability is approved. 

2.      NBCC would hold the credentials and would establish the national standards.

3.      The Marriage and Family Therapists do not have portability at this time.

4.      Increase the requirement for supervised experience to 2,000 hours for LPC’S.

5.      Obtain feedback from the Associations.

Dr. Birdsall moved to invite AASCB Portability Committee to a meeting after the AASCB meeting to a Board meeting for further discussion. Ms. Crockett seconded the motion and it carried.

Mr. Shiosaki moved to break for lunch and reconvene at 1:00p.m.   Dr. Fischer seconded the motion and it carried.

Chairman Jones reconvened the meeting at 1:10p.m.with all Board members except Dr. Freeman in attendance.

Discussion was held on the Chairman recognizing a guest before the guest can make comments.

Dr. Birdsall moved to ensure that the word “Professional” is used in all references to counselors or clinical counselors in the proposed rules.  Mr. Shiosaki seconded the motion and it carried.

Dr. Birdsall invited the Board and Bureau Staff to dinner at 6:30p.m.

The Board is invited to the Idaho Marriage and Family Therapy Convention on October 1, 2004 at Boise State University.

The Idaho Counselor Association Convention is on January 21-23, 2005 in Coeur d’Alene.

Dr. Fischer moved to pay the renewal of the AASCB fees.  Mr. Shiosaki seconded the motion and it carried.

Discussion was held on rural applicants having difficulty finding an approved Supervisor.  The Board determined that electronic, on-line supervision would be acceptable if both parties use a web-cam.

October 5-6, 2004  meeting agenda items:

1.      Language to be added to rules on one-to-one, face-to-face, web-site supervision using web-cams.

Dr. Fischer moved to go into executive session to consider application records that are exempt from disclosure as provided in Chapter 3, Title 9, Idaho Code. Dr. Birdsall seconded the motion and it carried.

Dr. Birdsall moved to come out of executive session and recess for the day.  Mr. Shiosaki seconded the motion and it carried.

July 30, 2004

Chairman Jones called the meeting to order at 9:05a.m.  Board members present: Dr. Freeman, Mr. Shiosaki, Dr. Fischer, Dr. Birdsall and Ms. Crockett.  Bureau Staff present: Ms. Jacobsen and Mr. Hetrick.

Dr. Birdsall was thanked for the dinner and Dr. Freeman was welcomed to the Board.

 INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

For 2005:  three investigations to date.

For 2004:  twenty-six complaints received. Fifteen are open and under investigation; four have been closed without action; two referred for disciplinary action; and five await Board determination.

For 2003: twenty-one complaints were received. Ten remain under investigation; five have been closed without action; three were referred for disciplinary action; and three await Board determination.

For 2002:  fourteen complaints were received.  Two remain under investigation; eight have been closed without action; and four were referred for disciplinary action.

For 2001:  three complaints were received.  One was closed without action; two were referred for disciplinary action.

There are four scheduled hearings.

COU-L3B-02-04-7  Ms. Crockett moved, given the evidence, to accept the Bureau’s recommendation to close the case. Mr. Shiosaki seconded the motion and it carried.

COU-P1-1-04-17  Mr. Shiosaki moved to send a letter to advise the licensee about the license renewal process.  Dr. Fischer seconded the motion and it carried.

COU-P1-1-04-18  Dr. Fischer moved to accept the Bureau’s recommendation to close the case.  Ms. Crockett seconded the motion and it carried. 

COU-P1-1-04-19  Dr. Birdsall moved to close the complaint file without action.  Dr. Freeman seconded the motion and it carried.

COU-P4C-1-04-21  Ms. Crockett moved to close without action.  Mr. Shiosaki seconded the motion and it carried.

COU-S3-2-03-6  Dr. Fischer moved to close with an advisory letter to the counselor about the responsibilities of a counselor and to the person practicing without a license.  Dr. Birdsall seconded the motion and it carried.

COU-L2A-3-03-11  Dr. Birdsall moved to close without action.  Dr. Fischer seconded the motion and it carried.

COU-L2A-3-03-12  Dr. Birdsall moved to close without action.  Dr. Fischer seconded the motion and it carried.

For the stipulated reprimand and final order COU-2003-3 Dr. Birdsall moved to accept the changes and authorize Chairman Jones to sign the order.  Ms. Crockett seconded the motion and it carried.

 ELECTION OF OFFICERS

Mr. Shiosaki nominated Dr. Birdsall as Chairman starting immediately.  Dr. Fischer seconded the motion and it carried.

Mr. Shiosaki nominated Ms. Crockett as Vice-Chairman.  Dr. Freeman seconded the motion and it carried.

The Board expressed their appreciation to Dr. Jones for his work and leadership as Chairman.

Dr. Fischer moved to go into executive session to consider application records that are exempt from disclosure as provided in Chapter 3, Title 9, Idaho Code.  Dr. Jones seconded the motion and it carried.

Dr. Jones moved to come out of executive session.  Ms. Crockett seconded the motion and it carried.

Recessed for LunchChairman Birdsall reconvened the meeting at 1:00p.m. with all members present except for Dr. Freeman.

Dr. Jones moved to go into executive session to consider application records that are exempt from disclosure as provided in Chapter 3, Title 9, Idaho Code.  Mr. Shiosaki seconded the motion and it carried.

Mr. Shiosaki moved to come out of executive session.  Dr. Fischer seconded the motion and it carried.

Dr. Fischer moved to license applicants approved for licensure.  Ms. Crockett seconded the motion and it carried.

Dr. Fischer moved to adjourn the meeting at 2:20p.m.  Mr. Shiosaki seconded the motion and it carried.

 

LICENSES ISSUED

Kelly Margaret Arendt                               LPC-2688                8/24/04

Thomas Robert Van Fossen                     LPC-2700                7/30/04

Angie R. Gibson-Brown                              LPC-3012                “    “

Emily Call Schroeder                                 LPC-3045                “    “

 

Susan A. Manley-Smith                             LPC-3100                “    “

Christopher C. McNaught                         LPC-3123                9/07/04

Lesliann Elizabeth Hansen                       LPC-3133                7/30/04

Ryan S. Hoseid                                           LPC-3134                “    “

Lynn Watson Crenshaw                            LPC-3138                “    “

Erin L. Hess                                                LPC-3140                “    “

Emily Anne Allen                                       LPC-3143                9/17/04

Kimberly K. Nealey                                   LPC-3144                8/21/04

Andrea Harris                                            LPC-3157                7/30/04

Kristi Lynn Shohet                                   LPC-3180                “    “

Any Clark BaconRind                               LPC-3184                “    “

Jodi Goettemoller                                    LPC-3195                “    “

Ryan L. Swift                                            LPC-3201                “    “

Kirsten A. Murray                                    LPC-3235                “    “

Pamela Rose Van Der Does                   LPC-3236                “    “

Christine Marie Haener                          LPC-3240                “    “

Julie Wise                                                LPC-3247                “    “

Renee Lynn Heller                                  LPC-3249                “    “

Jane Cecelia Coe Smith                        LPC-3257                “    “

Shelley Sue Carson                                LPC-3262                “    “

David E. Potter                                        LPC-3263                “    “

Victoria Ann Purviance                          LPC-3271                “    “

Travis P. Schwab                                    LPC-3280                8/12/04

Bruce G. Boudousquie                            LPC-3283                7/30/04

 LCPC

Jill J. Sprague                                          LCPC-            3234                9/22/04

Laurie Hewitt Geren                                LCPC-            3245                9/20/04

Carolyn A. Yoder                                      LCPC-            3274                7/30/04

Jody Owens                                              LCPC-            3275                “    “

Creed Simon Webster                              LCPC-            3276                “    “

Blake M. Poe                                             LCPC-            3277                “    “

Julia Lyn C de Baca                                 LCPC-            3278                “    “

Kristy Lee Christensen                            LCPC-            3279                “    “

Cristy A. Garrett                                        LCPC-            3284                “    “

Carolyn R. Wright                                      LCPC-            3285                “    “

Elizabeth A. Giles-Ihling                           LCPC-            3287                “    “

Richard E. Blood                                       LCPC-            3288                “    “

Joan I. Kauffman                                      LCPC-            3292                7/31/04

Karen Hays                                                LCPC-            3296                7/29/04

Janet L. Merrill                                          LCPC-            3297                “    “

Frances J. Wright                                      LCPC-            3298                “    “

Michelle Osmond                                       LCPC-            3303                8/12/04

LMFT

Gregory J. Dunkley                                    LMFT-3165                10/3/04

David H. Pearson                                        LMFT-3239                8/06/04

Frederick Edward Hoadley                       LMFT-3266                10/5/04

Louie W. Ladenburger                                LMFT-3267                7/30/05

 

 


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