BOARD MEETING MINUTES – September 21, 2012
Present: Alan Goodman, LCMHC, Shawn Hassell, LMFT, Deborah Warner, LP, David Sundell, LPP, Kim Spencer, LICSW, Jane Power Kilcoyne, Ed.D. Public Member and Kathleen Skinner Shulman, Ed.D., Public Member.
Not present: Honorable Joseph P. Nadeau, Public Member
Board meeting was called to order at 9:03 AM.
Upon the motion of David Sundell and seconded by Deborah Warner, the Board, by roll call vote, resolved to conduct a non-public session for the purpose of discussing applications, investigations of alleged misconduct of licensees, final disciplinary action and other adjudicatory decisions, in accordance with RSA 91-A:3, II (c), RSA 91-A:3, II (e), RSA 91-A:5, IV, Lodge v. Knowlton, 118 N.H. 574 (1978), RSA 330-A:29, V, and the Board’s executive and deliberative privileges. Each member recorded his or her vote on the motion, which passed by the unanimous vote of all members present.
Upon the motion of Alan Goodman and the second of Shawn Hassell, the Board by roll call vote, resolved to withhold the minutes of the preceding non-public session, with the exception of approved applications, responses to motions and disciplinary actions until they are served, and CEU’s for Professional Conduct Investigators from public disclosure pursuant to RSA 91-A:3, III on the grounds that public disclosure would be likely to affect adversely the reputation of a person other than a Board member and to render the proposed action ineffective. Each member recorded his or her vote on the motion, which passed by the unanimous vote of all members present.
[Non-public minutes held separately]
I. APPLICATIONS APPROVED FOR LICENSURE
A. Approved mental health counselors: Martin Glynn, Steven Librot, Catherine Moore, Julie Nicknair-Keon, Lisa Wettig, Sean Flemming, Amy Badar, and Marci Albert
B. Approved clinical social workers: Ashleigh Mondoux, Janet Pierce, Dawn Wymn, Cynthia Wheeler, Susan Gordon, Jennifer Kinsey, Kristen Valente, Kim Matte, Carilyn Rego, Kristin Jaundrill, Andrea Macht, Virginia Barringer, Karmyn Vaughn, and Alyson Lewis.
C. Approved psychologists: Trina Jackson, Jennifer Mead, Teresa Reeves and Catherine Stanger
D. Approved marriage & family therapists –Caitlin Trainor
E. Approved pastoral psychotherapists – no applicants reviewed this month
II. APPROVED CANDIDATE FOR LICENSURE: SUPERVISORY AGREEMENTS
A. Mental Health Counselors: Philip Meher, David Ball, Michele Canning and Rachel Lavergne
B. Social Workers: Marissa Anne Hill, Caitlin Stevenson, Robin Wakeman, Sarah Ake, Hannah Chassie, Gavin O’Brien, Jaclyn Jenkins, Jane Bogursky, Robert Franklin, Sarah Groff, and Valerie Smith
C. Marriage & Family Therapists: Paula Jones and Christina Campbell
D. Psychologists: Kelly Marie Wheaton and Robert Dickey
E. Pastoral Psychotherapists: no agreements for review this month
III. PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT INVESTIGATIORS
A. Nancy S. Davis, LICSW – Professional Conduct Investigator, Nancy S. Davis, was awarded 20 continuing education hours for completing a Report of Investigation for the Board.
B. Ann Wadsworth, LICSW - Professional Conduct Investigator, Ann Wadsworth, was awarded 20 continuing education hours for completing a Report of Investigation for the Board.
C. Alexis Wallace, LCMHC - Former Professional Conduct Investigator, Alexis Wallace, was awarded 20 continuing education hours for completing a Report of Investigation for the Board.
Public session resumed.
Draft minutes of the July 20, 2012 meeting were reviewed by the Board. Motion was made by Alan Goodman and seconded by David Sundell to approve the minutes with the following correction: add Kathleen Shulman Skinner, Ed.D. as present
Vote: For: SH, DW, DS, AG, JK, KS, KSS
Draft minutes of the August 10, 2012 emergency meeting were reviewed by the Board. Motion was made by Alan Goodman and seconded by Shawn Hassell to approve the minutes with the following correction: Move “pursuant to RSA 91-A:2 III” to the beginning of the first paragraph.
Vote: For: SH, DW, DS, AG, JK, KS, KS
I. LEGISLATION UPDATE – nothing at this time
A. Volinsky, Andru – re: adoption of clarification of Mhp 302.12 (b)(c) – tabled until October 19, 2012
A. Corrective Supervision Manual – update at the October 19, 2012 meeting
B. HB 1508 – copy distributed for informational purposes only
C. NASW Annual meeting – The Board will not be sending a representative to the November 1 – 3 meeting in Springfield, Illinois
D. Extension of response to letters of alleged misconduct & complaints – tabled until the October 19, 2012 meeting
III. RULES STUDY UPDATE
A. Tabled until the October 19, 2012 Board meeting.
Meeting was adjourned at 3:00 PM
Next meeting scheduled for October 19, 2012