SPEECH HEARING SERVICES

July 7, 2006

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street Ste. 220

Boise ID  83702

 

Review of Applications

 

ROLL CALL:                          Joe Seitz, Chairman

                                                Joanne Huylar

                                                Jody O’Donnell

                                                Dennis Bell

                                                William Cooper, Ph.D.

                                                Carletta Allen

 

ALSO PRESENT:                   Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief

                                                Janice Wiedrick, Technical Records Specialist I

 

 

Chairman Seitz called the meeting to order at 1:18p.m.

 

Ms. Huylar moved to approve the minutes of May 11, 2006. Ms. O’Donnell seconded the motion, and it passed.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Bureau Chief Jacobsen reported that Governor Risch may call a special session this summer for discussion of property tax issues.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

The financial report for the end of Fiscal Year 2006 shows a negative balance of $15,428.62.

 

Mr. Bell thanked the Bureau for all of the work done on the Board’s behalf.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

For year 2007---no complaints received.

For year 2006---13 complaints received, 11 are under investigation and one has been referred for legal review.

For year 2005---15 complaints received, 1 referred for legal review with 6 under investigation.

For year 2004---15 complaints received, two are under investigation.

 

The Board reviewed the new investigative reporting system that shows the types of complaints received and stated their appreciation and approval for this format.

 

BOARD BUSINESS

 

The Board Business file was cleared with the following actions:

 

Chairman Seitz will draft a letter to Dr. Morledge in response to his questions with a request for Mr. Hales to review the letter prior to mailing with copies to be sent to the Board.

 

Carolyn Staples requested clarification on supervision when the supervisor might be ill or on vacation, and out of the office. This is for the Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY)  By consensus, the Board agreed that if a plan of supervision were in place and another licensed person, qualified to be a supervisor were on duty, that person could do the supervision. Ultimately the registered supervisor is the one responsible.  Ms. Huylar moved to have Mr. Hales write the response to Ms. Staples.  Seconded by Dr. Cooper and it carried.

 

Ms. Huylar moved to have Mr. Hales write a response to Janina Park-Oliver’s letter inquiring about supervision requirements. Ms. Allen seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

Ms. Huylar moved to have Mr. Hales write a response to April Lyon’s inquiry about supervision hours and whether she should have a provisional permit or apply for licensure.  Dr. Cooper seconded, and the motion carried.

 

The next meeting will be held on August 4, 2006 at 2:30 p.m.for review of applications only.

 

Ms. Allen moved to go into executive session to consider records that are exempt from disclosure as provided in chapter 3, title 9, Idaho Code.  Dr. Cooper seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

Ms. O’Donnell moved to come out of executive session. Ms. Huylar seconded the motion and it carried.

 

QUARTERLY REPORTS

 

Quarterly reports for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologist provisional license holders need to be drafted.  Mr. Hales and Board Members are to make suggestions for the quarterly reports.  Days and times of meetings, how long was the meeting, and what was discussed are some items for the quarterly report.

 

A rule needs to be drafted to replace 450.02.f.  The examination no longer covers ten areas as outlined in law (ten areas are no longer in law) and the examinations for Speech Hearing Pathologists and Audiologists does not cover the ten areas. Also the State Law examination needs to be added for all professions.

Having no further business before them, Ms. Allen moved to adjourn the meeting at 4:30 p.m.  Dr. Cooper seconded, the motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

AUDIOLOGY LICENSES ISSUED:

 

 

 

 

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY LICENSES ISSUED: