BOARD OF SOCIAL WORK EXAMINERS
August 17, 2005
6th Floor - Sussex Room
PUBLIC AGENDA – 1:00 PM

Call to Order

Statement of Compliance with Open Public Meetings Act

Roll Call

Review of Open Minutes from June 15, 2005 and July 20, 2005– will follow

Public Comment

Executive Director’s Report

Review of Clinical Supervisors’ Credentials

Review of Related BA Degree(s

) Vote on Candidates Proposed for Certification/Licensure

Continuing Education
Vote on Recommendations
Discussion of Problematic CEs
Correspondence relating to CE
1. Deborah Fox, MSW, LCSW – review of clinical supervision coursework received in compliance with N.J.A.C. 13:44G-8.1(a)4 (enclosure)

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Article submitted by the Association – F.Y.I. (enclosure)
Resolution proposed by New York State Social Work Board to amend the Association’s current policies on sharing of national exam scores between jurisdictions (enclosure from July 20, 2005)

National Association of Social Work (NASW), New Jersey Chapter (from July 20, 2005 agenda)
Correspondence dated May 18, 2005 – request for Board’s interpretation of N.J.A.C. 13:44G-8.1, specifically with the intent to clarify (a)4.

Regulations – Danielle Swenson, Regulatory Analyst – for the purpose of a vote
Draft of the Proposed Regulation – Custody/Parenting Time Evaluation and reviews of the proposed revisions to Subchapters 3, 6, 12 and 13 (enclosures)

XIV. Provisional Order(s) of Discipline (enclosures from July Agenda)
A. I/M/O Efthimia Gray Homerides, CSW – Provisional Order of Discipline for practice beyond scope – her June 22, 2005 response with documents
I/M/O 2002-2004 CE Audit - failures to respond to Provisional Orders of Discipline a. Michaelle R. Neal-Aleman, CSW (expired August 31, 2004)

Public Orders- FYI
Kelly Sullivan Ruta, MSW, LCSW (no enclosure)- unlicensed practice while lapsed
Harriet Diamond, MSW, LCSW (no enclosure) - unlicensed practice while lapsed
E. Bronwyn Duffy, MSW, LCSW (no enclosure) - unlicensed practice while lapsed
Jill Jones Soderman - Consent Order Filed July 10, 2005 suspension of LCSW license for professional misconduct, New Jersey Court Order Filed January 7, 2004 for unlicensed practice and Arizona State Board Order suspending Arizona her license (enclosed)
Tara Gilette – Civil Action Order, Superior Court of New Jersey Chancery Division –Bergen County unlicensed practice (enclosure)

Correspondence (enclosures)
Corina Harten, MSW, LSW - LCSW applicant – request for an ESL exam accommodation.
Andrew Kolisz, LSW applicant – request for ESL accommodation
Diana Van Pelt, LSW reinstatement – 5+ years pursuant to N.J.S.A. 45:1-7.1.d (continued discussion from July Agenda) – DAG Jodi Krugman

Topics for Board Discussion (no enclosure)
Whether a social worker in private practice is entitled to provide psychotherapy to a client in certain circumstances, while reinstating a “lapsed” clinical license.
I/M/O 5+ years reinstatement/reactivation applications, what, if any, additional requirements for supervision etc. beyond the exam, would be required for an LSW.

Conclude Session

Adjourn Meeting

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