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									                       Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners
                            Professional Development Committee
                             Friday, June 8, 2007 at 10:00 a.m.
                                 Hobby Building, Tower II
                                 333 Guadalupe, Room 500
                                   Austin TX 78756-3183

                                          Minutes

Board Members Present:
Matt Shaheen, Public Member
Jeannie McGuire, Professional Member
Tim Brown, Professional Member

Staff Present:
Charles Horton
Stewart Myrick
Dan Meador
Georgia Norman

Agenda Item 1 was to call the meeting to order at 10:19 am by Mr. Shaheen, chair.

Agenda Item 2 was to approve the minutes from the March 23, 2007 Professional
Development Committee meeting. A motion was made by Mr. Brown to approve the
minutes. The motion was seconded and passed.

Agenda Item 3 was the discussion regarding board publications. Mr. Horton discussed
the Independent Practice Regulation mail-out and responses received.

Agenda Item 4 was the discussion regarding the Board’s Internet web site. No action
was taken.

Agenda Item 5 was the discussion regarding the completion of the requirements for the
following Alternative Method of Examining Competency (AMEC) program participants:

A motion was made by Ms. McGuire to approve the following individuals to begin the
probationary period:

                  Bridgewater, Philena
                  Humphrey, Dana
                  Mayes, Angela

The motion was seconded and passed.




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A motion was made by Mr. Brown to approve the review of portfolios completed and
approval of the following individuals for full licensure:
            Burkhart, Heidi
            Camacho, Karen
            Cobbs, Telly
            Contreras, Lourdes
            Lister, Leah
            Mandracchia, Delmira
            Mills, Sheila

The motion was seconded and passed.

Agenda Item 6 was the discussion regarding continuing education provider audits. Mr.
Myrick discussed the audit of 45 providers.

Agenda Item 7 was the discussion regarding issues related to the implementation of the
jurisprudence examination. No action was taken.

Agenda Item 8 was the discussion relating to proposed changes in 22 Texas
Administrative Code 781 (board rules) regarding continuing education, the alternate
method of examining competency (AMEC) program and general matters related to the
regulation of social workers. A motion was made by Ms. McGuire to require the
expiration dates of the continuing education provider status. The motion was seconded
and passed. A motion was made by Ms. McGuire to add auditing requirements to
§781.511(E). The motion was seconded and passed. A motion was made by Ms.
McGuire to rewrite the requirement language to the jurisprudence examination. The
motion was seconded and passed.

Agenda Item 9 was to set the next committee meeting date(s). The next committee date
will be September 7, 2007.

Agenda Item 10 was public comment. One person addressed the board.

Agenda Item 11 was to adjourn the meeting. A motion was made by Mr. Brown to
adjourn the meeting at 12:15 pm. The motion was seconded and passed.




_____________________________________
Matt Shaheen, Chairman




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