Bureau of Occupational Licenses
Ione Springer- via telephone
Diann Davis-Martin- via telephone
Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney
Cherie Simpson, Management Assistant
Carrie Gilstrap, Technical Records Specialist II
A motion was made by Mr. Sutherin to elect Ms. DeAngelis to act as the Chair while Mr. Spero is absent. Seconded by Ms. Davis-Martin, motion carried.
Mr. Spero joined the Board meeting.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
A motion was made by Mr. Sutherin to approve the minutes of 2/5/2010 and 4/9/2010 as written. Seconded by Ms. DeAngelis, motion carried.
Ms. Cory gave the
legislative report to the members of the Board. She stated the Bureau will be
moving by July 1, 2010 to the Hall of Mirrors building, behind the Capitol, at
Ms. Hall presented the financial report to the members of the Board. The current cash balance is negative $13,428.03. Renewal notices had been sent licensees so the Board can expect to see an increase in revenue as these are returned with the required fees.
A motion was made by Ms. DeAngelis to approve the IBOL contract and authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Mr. Sutherin, motion carried.
DISCUSSION RE: TELETHERAPY
The Board discussed teletherapy and stated it would not meet the qualifications for supervision with the way the rules are currently written. The Board asked Ms. Jackson, IOTA, to follow up with other association members.
Upon further discussion, the Board stated that until further research is done, teletherapy is not allowed, as it is a safety issue.
DISCUSSION RE: PROPOSED LAW/RULE CHANGES
The Board reviewed changes to Rule 012. deep thermal modalities to further define qualifications. The Board also reviewed draft changes to the supervision of limited permit holders and inactive licenses. Discussion was held on the continuing education requirement to reinstate an inactive license. The Board asked to have additional clarification included for subsection (b) of Rule 030.
CORRESPONDENCE RE: CONTINUING EDUCATION
The Board reviewed correspondence regarding continuing education. They stated the CE requirements can be found by reviewing Rule 025. on the Board’s website. Ms. Jackson, IOTA, stated they will also post approved CE courses on the association website. Because the statute states the continuing education units must be recommended by the association and approved by the Board; if there is a question regarding the approval of an application they will both be involved in the review.
The course submitted entitled Meeting the Developmental Needs of Infants sponsored by Eastern Idaho Regional was approved by the Board as it is an approved program by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
NEXT MEETING is scheduled for Tuesday July 13, 2010 at 9:00 AM
CE APPROVAL APPLICATIONS
A motion was made by Mr. Sutherin to approve the following continuing education applications submitted for review. Seconded by Ms. Davis-Martin, motion carried.
Course Provider: Center for Expressive Arts Therapy/ Soulore
Course Title: Employer/Employee Training & Preventing Compassion Fatigue
Course Title: Learning to Say “Yes”, Moving from Gastrointestinal Discomfort to Inner-Directed Eating
REVIEW RENEWAL FORM FOR INACTIVE LICENSES
A motion was made by Ms. Davis-Martin to approve the renewal application for inactive licenses submitted for review. Seconded by Mr. Sutherin, motion carried.
A motion was made by Ms. Davis-Martin to adjourn the meeting at 10:30AM. Seconded by Mr. Sutherin, motion carried.
Michael Spero, Chair Corwin Sutherin
Diann Davis-Martin Tana Cory, Bureau Chief