IDAHO BOARD OF SOCIAL WORK EXAMINERS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

††Conference Call Minutes of 6/3/2011

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:Kristopher L. Walton - Chair

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †Dorothy Ring

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †Lynnet R. Kase

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †Robert Payne

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BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:††† Cheryl R. Jurgens

††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Carolyn Burt

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BUREAU STAFF: ††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

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OTHERS PRESENT:†††††††††††††††††††† Melinda Adams, Idaho Department of Labor

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The meeting was called to order at 8:15 AM MDT by Kristopher L. Walton.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

It was moved by Ms. Ring that the Board enter executive session, under Idaho Code 67-2345(1)(d), to consider records that are exempt from disclosure under the Idaho Public Records Law. The purpose of the executive session was to consider license application material. Seconded by Mr. Payne, motion carried. Individual votes for this motion were: Mr. Payne, aye; Mr. Walton, aye; Ms. Ring, aye; and Ms. Kase, aye.

 

It was moved by Mr. Payne that the Board enter regular session. Seconded by Ms. Ring, motion carried. Individual votes for this motion were: Mr. Payne, aye; Ms. Kase, aye; Ms. Ring, aye; and Mr. Walton, aye.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

APPLICATION

 

It was moved by Ms. Ring to approve the bachelor level exam application of Josephine Brown. Seconded by Ms. Kase, motion carried.

 

EXPENSE VOUCHER

 

It was moved by Ms. Ring to authorize the payment of travel expenses for Robert Payne for the Northwest Nazarene University meeting on credentialing Certified Alcohol Drug Counselors and the Social Work Advocacy and Networking Group. Seconded by Ms. Kase, motion carried.

 

IDAHO HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE PLANNING PROJECT

 

Melinda Adams, Idaho Department of Labor spoke to the Board regarding the Idaho Health Care Workforce Planning Project. The goal is to have a well coordinated system of trained professionals that includes mental health professionals, physicians, nurses and dentists throughout the state to meet the supply and demand. It was moved by Mr. Payne that the Board approve participation with the Governorís Workforce Development Council to help in the effort. Seconded by Ms. Kase, motion carried.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

It was moved by Mr. Payne that the Board meeting adjourns at 8:50 A.M. MDT. Seconded by Ms. Ring, motion carried.

 

 

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Kristopher L. Walton, Chair†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dorothy Ring

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Lynnet R. Kase†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Robert Payne

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Cheryl R. Jurgens††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Carolyn Burt

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Tana Cory, Bureau Chief