IDAHO STATE BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS AND MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY

Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, Idaho 83702-5642
(208) 334-3233
FAX (208) 334-3945

Regular Board Minutes of February 5th & 6th, 2008

  

ROLL CALL: Tuesday  

 

Roberta Crockett, M.A., Chairman

Jon Glick M.Ed.

Nina Woods, Ed.S.

Eric Jones, Ph.D

 

ABSENT

Brenda Freeman, Ph.D.

Kathryn T. Hill, Public Member

 

BUREAU STAFF PRESENT

Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

Dawn Hall, Deputy Bureau Chief

Emily Mac Master, Deputy Attorney General

Dave Hotchkiss, Investigations Coordinator

Deborah Sexton, Board Secretary

 

Guests:

Jill Mitchell, Idaho Association of Marriage & Family Therapy

Daniel Hardin, Idaho Mental Health Counselor Association

Kim Dopson, Applicant

 

MINUTES

 

Board Chair Roberta Crockett called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.

 

The Board reviewed the October 2nd & 3rd, 2007 minutes.  Dr. Jones moved to approve the minutes as written.  Seconded by Ms. Woods, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the legislative report noting the proposed rules went through and would go into affect when the legislature adjourns. 

 

Ms. Crockett gave an update on the proposed law change, House Bill 376 and noted the committee had some concerns about a few inconsistencies in the language.  Ms. Cory stated the changes were minor and the bill had gone to the amending order.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Mr. Hetrick presented the financial report which is available to the public on the Bureauís website at www.ibol.idaho.gov.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Mac Master presented COU-2008-3.

 

Dr. Jones moved to accept the recommendations in the Findings of Facts and Conclusions of Law and authorize the chair to sign on behalf of the board in the case of COU-2008-3. Seconded by Ms. Woods, motion carried.

 

Ms. Mac Master presented COU-2007-4.

 

Ms Woods moved to authorize the Attorney Generalís Office to dismiss case COU-2007-4, send a warning letter to the Respondent regarding his use of ďpsychologistĒ, and refer case COU-2007-4 to the Psychologist Examiners Board.  Seconded by Mr. Glick, motion carried.

 

Ms. Mac Master presented COU-2007-10.

 

The Board discussed the case and made recommendations for disciplinary actions.

 

Ms. Mac Master presented COU-2008-1

 

Dr. Jones moved to close COU-2008-1 with a warning letter that clarifies obligations to report any future suspicions of abuse.  Seconded by Ms. Woods, motion carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Mr. Glick moved to enter into executive session under Idaho Code 67-2345 (1) (d), to consider records that are exempt from disclosure.  Seconded by Dr. Jones, motion carried. Individual vote for this motion was: Dr. Jones, aye; Mr. Glick, aye; Ms. Woods, aye.

 

Mr. Glick moved to enter into regular session.  Seconded by Ms. Woods, motion carried. Individual vote for this motion was: Dr. Jones, aye; Mr. Glick, aye; Ms. Woods, aye.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

Mr. Hetrick presented the investigative report which is available by clicking the following link: http://ibol.idaho.gov/COU/Disciplinary/COU_INV_2008-02-05.htm

 

Ms. Woods moved to accept IBOLís recommendation for closure against complaint I-COU-2003-13. Seconded by Dr. Jones, motion carried.

 

Dr. Jones moved to accept IBOLís recommendation for closure against complaint I-COU-2003-18. Seconded by Mr. Glick, motion carried.

 

Ms. Woods moved to accept IBOLís recommendation for closure against complaint I-COU-2005-6. Seconded by Dr. Jones, motion carried.

 

Mr. Glick moved to accept IBOLís recommendation for closure against complaint I-COU-2005-28. Seconded by Ms. Woods, motion carried.

 

Dr. Jones moved to accept IBOLís recommendation for closure against complaint I-COU-2006-4. Seconded by Mr. Glick, motion carried.

 

Dr. Jones moved to accept IBOLís recommendation for closure against complaint I-COU-2006-10. Seconded by Ms. Woods, motion carried.

 

Mr. Glick moved to accept IBOLís recommendation for closure against complaint I-COU-2007-12. Seconded by Dr. Jones, motion carried.

 

The board reviewed and discussed case COU-2003-1.

Ms. Woods moved to accept the Findings of Facts and Conclusions of Law and recommended order for COU-2003-1 and further direct counsel to prepare a final order for revocation of license LCPC-387 with imposition of fines of $1,000.00 per count for total fines of $2,000.00.  Should an application for reinstatement be made, the following conditions must be met: (These conditions are based upon the severity of this circumstance and considering the licensees previous action of practicing while on a suspended license and in the performance of those duties as a counselor, committed felonies resulting in the death of a child and has not complied or demonstrated an understanding of the boardís authority.)

 

1. Complete release from Department of Corrections, including Probation and Parole.

2. Payment of all fines and payment of costs incurred by the Board in the investigation and prosecution of this matter.

3. Fulfillment of an evaluation of professional and personal competency deemed acceptable to the Board. To include a psychological evaluation and fulfillment of all license requirements and examination.

4. Demonstration of rehabilitation as acceptable to the Board.

 

Seconded by Dr. Jones, motion carried.

 

The Board broke for lunch 12:10 p.m.

 

The Board reconvened at 1:15 p.m.

 

The Board discussed COU-2006-3 and had some concerns that while it appeared he had fulfilled his obligation, he had failed to follow the direction of the board to gain prior approval for some of the continuing education certificates that were supplied.

 

Dr. Jones moved to accept material provided for COU-2006-3 as having met the requirements of the sanction the board imposed on him.  Seconded by Mr. Glick, motion carried. Ms. Woods opposed.

 

Mr Hetrick presented correspondence from William Cooper concerning continuing education and ethics. 

 

Dr. Jones moved to accept documentation submitted by licensee Mr. Cooper in regards to the ethics for the renewal of his license. Seconded by Ms. Woods, motion carried.

 

Ms. Woods moved to accept the stipulation and consent order against COU-2008-7 and authorize the chair to sign on behalf of the board.  Seconded by Dr. Jones, motion carried.

 

Mr. Glick moved to accept the stipulation and consent order against COU-2008-6 and authorize the chair to sign on behalf of the board.  Seconded by Ms. Woods, motion carried.

 

Dr. Jones moved to accept the stipulation and consent order against COU-2008-5 and authorize the chair to sign on behalf of the board.  Seconded by Mr. Glick, motion carried

 

Ms. Woods moved to accept the stipulation and consent order against COU-2008-9 and authorize the chair to sign on behalf of the board.  Seconded by Mr. Glick, motion carried.

 

Mr. Glick moved to accept the stipulation and consent order against COU-2008-10 and authorize the chair to sign on behalf of the board.  Seconded by Dr. Jones, motion carried.

 

The Board discussed ethics and confidentiality in regards to dual relationships.  The Board agreed that the easiest and best way to handle the situation is to let one of the clients know there is a conflict of interest and not see them.  The Board reiterated the importance of not breaking confidentiality.  

 

The Board discussed Idaho Code 54-3402 and suggested it be added to the May agenda for possible language change in regards to the compensation and faith based practice. 

 

The Board discussed the possibility of applicants submitting background checks.  At the present time, no background checks are required.

 

The Board discussed adding the Department of Health and Welfare as an approved provider of continuing education.  The Board requested the Bureau add Health & Welfare to the website and a reminder beside all of the approved providers that states the topic must be germane to counselors.

 

The Board reviewed correspondence from Heather Thompson concerning service hours given at conferences by the chair and coordinators.  The Board does allow for four hours to be used for this purpose and is not proposing any changes at this time.

 

Mr. Glick reported on the AASCB conference he attended.

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:10 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL: Wednesday

Roberta Crockett, M.A., Chairman

Jon Glick M.Ed.

Nina Woods, Ed.S.

Eric Jones, Ph.D

 

ABSENT

Brenda Freeman, Ph.D.

Kathryn T. Hill, Public Member

 

BUREAU STAFF PRESENT

Dawn Hall, Deputy Bureau Chief

Deborah Sexton, Board Secretary 

 

Board Chair Roberta Crockett called the meeting to order at 9 a.m.

 

CONFERENCES

AMFTRB ~ September 24th & 25th, 2008

AASCB ~ January 2009

NBCC ~ January 2009

 

IDAMFT ~ September 19th & 20th, 2008

ICA ~ January 2009

ISCA ~ to be announced

 

The date of the July meeting has been set for July 8th & 9th, 2008.

 

BOARD BUSINESS

 

The Board reviewed correspondence from Steve Wright and requested legal counsel review this matter for an appropriate response.

 

The Board reviewed correspondence from Martha Beck requesting a hardship waiver.  The Board granted the waiver and requested the secretary send a letter to this effect.

 

The Board reviewed correspondence from Robert Hanson requesting a waiver.  The Board did not approve the waiver and requested the secretary send a letter to this effect.

 

Ms. Crockett and Ms. Woods will look into finding a faith-based model for the board to review at the next meeting.

 

The Board reviewed correspondence from Edward Kurath concerning portability.

 

To ensure that both MFT board members terms did not come up at the same time, the Governorís Office arranged to stagger the term dates of two of the board members.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Dr. Jones moved to enter into executive session under Idaho Code 67-2345 (1) (d), to consider records that are exempt from disclosure.  Seconded by Mr. Glick, motion carried. Individual vote for this motion was: Dr. Jones, aye; Mr. Glick, aye; Ms. Woods, aye.

 

Mr. Glick moved to enter into regular session.  Seconded by Dr. Jones, motion carried. Individual vote for this motion was: Dr. Jones, aye; Mr. Glick, aye; Ms. Woods, aye.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

Dr. Jones moved to table actions on the following applications pending receipt of additional information for the Boardís review.  Seconded by Ms. Woods, motion carried.

 

901098849

901099814

901041999

901098825

 

Ms. Woods moved to accept the Boardís recommendation for those applicants approved for licensure.  Seconded by Mr. Glick, motion carried.

 

APPROVED FOR LICENSES

 

LCPC  3834    HUNSAKER BLAKE C

LCPC  3852    CUSTER GREGORY S

LCPC  3868    CONDRON JOHN P

LCPC  3910    GOODWIN JASON HAYES

LCPC  3923    CURTIS CHARLENE

LCPC  3929    GLORFIELD CYNDIA 

LCPC  3943    JOHNSTON ROSALIE N.

LCPC  3972    LAMPE KRISTINA LYN

LCPC  3978    NELSON ROBIN BECK

LCPC  3982    RAINEY TERI E

LCPC  3984    POPLAWSKI ROMAN 

LCPC  3989    CLUBB SHANE MORGAN

LCPC  3999    ARENDT KELLY MARGARET

LCPC  4000    MICHEL DIANE JO

LCPC  4028    HILL LINDA C

LMFT 4023    GARDNER SCOTT 

LMFT 4056    DECKMAN DARCY S

LPC     3407    SCHOLTEN DEBRA LEE

LPC     3609    DEBOR PATRICIA 

LPC     3629    WOODMANSEE-DOPSON KIMBERLY 

LPC     3733    SILVER CARRIE 

LPC     3773    PITCOCK LILLENA JAE

LPC     3797    PALMER MIRANDA ROSS

LPC     3855    BOWERS MICHAEL F

LPC     3858    SINCLAIR NORMAN D

LPC     3861    WOLF SOLAN 

LPC     3876    MONTOYA MICHELLE M

LPC     3893    SCOTT CHAD DANIEL

LPC     3900    PIKE HAZUKI N

LPC     3901    MILES ELIZABETH M

LPC     3906    KOTEWA BRENDA 

LPC     3918    TIFFANY KARL SCOTT

LPC     3924    CUTLER MARTIN MICHAEL

LPC     3956    WRIGHT CHRISTOPHER ALLAN

LPC     3973    BENNETT SARA LIGHT

LPC     3975    BAUGHMAN DENNIS MICHAEL

LPC     3979    DUNN SARAH 

LPC     3994    NEAL SAMUEL E

LPC     4019    CHRISTENSEN JENNIFER 

LPC     4022    JAIN SACHIN  

LPC     4026    ASHBY KATHERINE M

LPC     4027    LOWE KARIANNE 

LPC     4034    PAYTON DALLAS W

LPC     4037    BINKLEY ERIN E

LPC     4047    DONAHUE-REED LUCRETIA 

LPC     4066    SUMMERS DONNA M

LPC     4067    JONES SHEENA 

 

APPROVED FOR INTERN

 

COUI  3964    ROYAL JEREMY

COUI  4012    WILLIAMS WENDY

MFTI  4055    DOWELL ASHLEY

MFTI  4024     PEARSON-CAFFERTY CAMILLA

 

Dr. Jones moved to adjourn the meeting at 3:45 p.m.  Seconded by Ms. Woods, motion carried.

 

2008 MEETING DATES

May 6th & 7th, 2008

July 8th & 9th, 2008

October 7th & 8th, 2008