Idaho State Board of Social Work Examiners
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, Idaho 83702-5642
(208) 334-3233

Regular Board Meeting Minutes of April 1, 2002

 

PRESENT:     Robert Payne, Chair; Virginia Dickman; Kenneth Salzman; Rhonda Murray; Suzanne Bushfield

 

ALSO PRESENT:            Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief; Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief; John Kersey, Chief Investigator; Kirsten Wallace, Deputy Attorney General; Marilyn London, Secretary; Edwin Vandusen, Health & Welfare; Wendy Cary, NASW; Janese Wade-Carter, Social Work Applicant

 

Robert Payne called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. 

MINUTES 

Virginia Dickman moved to approve the December 3, 2002 board meeting minutes.  Suzanne Bushfield seconded, and the motion carried. 

LEGISLATION 

Rayola Jacobsen gave a report on the Board’s legislation for their laws. 

SOCIAL WORK APPLICANT 

Social work applicant SWOA-23935 attended the Board meeting as requested by the board regarding a felony charge.  Kenneth Salzman moved to approve the applicant to take the examination.  Virginia Dickman seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

LITIGATION 

Kirsten Wallace presented the Board investigative case SWO-P4B-02B-00-013 and SWO-P4B-02B-00-014.  Virginia Dickman excused herself from the discussion of this case.  Kenneth Salzman moved to suspend their social work license with the effective date of March 8, 2002 for five years.  Suzanne Bushfield seconded the motion, and the motion carried.  Kenneth Salzman amended the motion to reserve the right to have the person appear before the Board after the five years if they decide to reapply for licensure.  Suzanne Bushfield seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

Virginia Dickman moved to accept the consent order for SWO-B6A-04-01-005.  Rhonda Murray seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

Kenneth Salzman moved to enter executive session for discussion of possible litigation.  Rhonda Murray seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

Virginia Dickman moved to enter regular session.  Rhonda Murray seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

Investigative file SWO-P4-02A-01-015 was discussed and Suzanne Bushfield moved to table this for review at the August 5th board meeting.  Rhonda Murray seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

Suzanne Bushfield moved to send warning letters to investigative files SWO-P4-03-01-007 and SWO-P3-02A-01-01-003.  Virginia Dickman seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT 

John Kersey presented the investigative report to the Board indicating that ten (10) complaints have been received for fiscal year 2002 and is under investigation.  Sixteen (16) complaints were received for the year 2001 and ten (10) remain under investigation.  Twenty-one (21) complaints have been received for 2000 and six (6) are under legal review. 

CORESPONDENCE 

The Board received information from a concerned social worker regarding a job brochure.  The brochure advertised bachelor level social work positions providing cognitive-behavioral and developmental interventions with children.  Kenneth Salzman moved that the letter be referred to John Kersey for a formal complaint.  Rhonda Murray seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

CONTINUING EDUCATION 

Wendy Cary, NASW Executive Director, discussed with the board the Audio Home Study Course that offering 10 continuing education hours.  The Board stated that only 3 hours of credit could be given anyone that took this course.  Ms. Cary stated she would relay this information to Dona Roberts with the training institute. 

FAREWELL 

Kirsten Wallace told the Board that this is her last day with the Bureau as Deputy Attorney General.  She told the Board how much she had enjoyed working with them.  Kenneth Salzman moved that Rayola Jacobsen write a reference letter of appreciation on the Board’s behalf to be sent to her.  Virginia Dickman seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

FINANCE REPORT 

Budd Hetrick presented the finance report to the board indicating a balance of $28,383.42. 

RENEWAL NOTICE 

The Board would like the 2002 master’s level renewal notices state that anyone starting clinical supervision after July 1, 2002 must pass the clinical level examination prior to the license being issued. 

APPLICATIONS 

The Board approved the following applications for licensure by endorsement:

Jeryl Kirkpatrick-Kreitinger            SW-24203

Danielle Cox                             SW-24075

Nicole Almquist                       CSWP-24197-C

Patrick Burke                           CSWP-24198-C

Robin Fisher                             CSWP-24199-C

Patricia Guidry              CSWP-24200-C

Coryna Kerwin             CSWP-24201-C

Brenda Matthews                     CSWP-24202-C

 

The following licensees approved for private practice/clinical

Arnold Hammari

Taylor Jensen

Judith Morehead

Patrick Neeser

Jared Ostermiller

Melissa Stano

Theresa Wardle

Lisa Comstock

Heather Anderson

 

The meeting adjourned at 4:45 p.m.

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