August 10 2019 - Ratified

  • 10 Aug 2019 10:27 AM
    Message # 7821883
    Jenaveve Tucker (Administrator)

    August 10th 2019 Minutes

    Start: 9:00 am
    End: 10:45 am

      I.          Call to Order by Secretary

    II.          Welcome to ALL in attendance By Secretary.

    1. Welcome those in attendance through Webinar.
    2. Recognition of ALL Board members in attendance
    Governing Officers
    • Julie Tucker, LCMHC, President
    • Terri Goldstein, ACMHC, Secretary 
    • Dennis Tucker, LCSW, Treasurer 

    Board Members

    1. Ellen Behrens, Phd, EACC Chair
    2. Jordan Briggs, ACMHC, LPPC Dual Chair 
    3. Paul Callister, Past President
    4. Scott Carter, LCMHC, LPPC Chair
    5. Carrie Graham, ACMHC, EACC Dual Chair
    6. Anna Lieber, Graduate Student Chair
    7. Terri Goldstein, ACHMC, EXEC Chair
    8. Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presdential Advisor
    9. Dennis Tucker, LCSW, GBAB Chair
    10. Julie Tucker, LCMHC, PRMM Chair
    11. Sandi Williams, LMFT, PPAC Chair
    List of Voting Members who are Absent. 
    • Jordan Briggs, ACMHC, LPPC Dual Chair 
    • Paul Callister, Past President
    • Scott Carter, LCMHC, LPPC Chair
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presdential Advisor
    • Sandi Williams, LMFT, PPAC Chair

    Do we have a Quorum, six (6) voting members in attendance? YES

    III.          Secretary - Call to Ratify Notes from June

    1. Secretary to call for motion to ratify meeting notes from last month.
    2. Secretary to give the floor to the President.
    3. Meeting Called to Order

    IV.  Unfinished Business from Last Month & Related Votes

    1. Board nominee:  Jenn Zeuschner 
    2. President-elect: Nominations/Discussion: Additional nominees.
      1. Ellen Behrens, Ph.D., LCMHC (out until 1/2020), 
      2. Dennis Tucker, LCSW 
      3. Anna Lieber
        • Terri is to get a CV from Anna Lieber to ensure she has the proper credentials

    V. Committee Updates & Votes

    1. Executive Committee
      1. New Projects
        1. Participation of officers at AMHCA 2020: requesting $1,500 to send five officers to leadership and training.
        2. Behavioral Workforce Workgroup: Although this project is not new, we need to increase participation and momentum with the BHWW. Note the following meetings.
          1. August 8, 2019, 12:00 PM: Meeting regarding efforts to allow PA's to do therapy within the state. There is resistance to this notion.
          2. Aug 22, 2019, 2:00 PM: meeting with NASW at 2:00 PM prior to 3:00 PM of the BHWW meeting at 3:00 PM
          3. People who seem to be misrepresenting their/a license or practicing counseling under false credentials should be reported to DOPL (i.e life-coaches)
        3. UMHCA-NBFE collaboration: Julie states that NBFE is willing to come to Utah and do a live conference or training for Forensic evaluators. They would also give UMHCA $100 per attendee.
          1. NBFE charges a fee and then returns $100 per attendee to UMHCA
        4. UMHCA-Interdisciplinary conference/ training for supervision.
          1. Doing a conference with MFT and LCSW to help all the disciplines come together and do a collaborative workshop
      2. Update of progress
      3. Items for vote
        1.  I motion that the board approve $1,500 to fund the participation of UMHCA executive committee members to attend the AMHCA Leadership Program and  Annual Conference is Las Vegas, NV in June 2020.
          1. Discussion:
            1. Can we add "Board members" as opposed to "Executive committee"?
            2. Where does $1500 come from?
              1. Early Bird Special, housing and food not included
              2. Incentive for attending
              3. How to qualify still up for discussion
            3. Would want to send current president and President Elect
            4. Good way to get to know people, networking
            5. This is specifically for the AMHCA Leadership training for the conference
          2. Voted with amendment 
            1. I motion that the board approve $1,500 to fund the participation of UMHCA Board members to attend the AMHCA Leadership Program and  Annual Conference is Las Vegas, NV in June 2020.NMHCE
      4. Budget Changes
        1.  I motion that the board approve a budget amendment in the amount of $1,500 for leadership training and participation.
      5. Suggestions from Board
    2. Legislative & Public Policy Committee. (LPPC)
      1. New Projects
        1. September 11th DOPL meeting that needs to be attended
          • Starts at 9:00 am
          • Agenda will try to be posted so attendees can know when they'd like to come
      2. Update of progress.
        1. Push for all three of the masters levels to be able to supervise each other
          1. currently the three masters levels have different qualifications for supervision
          2. May be able to do a conference dealing with supervision
          3. Utah is dead last for clinicians of any type per capita
        2. Public comment period for child custody codes are now closed and should be decided by November 1st
        3. Letter has been sent out by the governor about conversion therapy: If you are caught doing conversion therapy with anyone under the age of 18 you will be penalized
        4. DOPL has made changes: students will have to take NCE and NMHCE  tests in Utah now
      3. Items for vote.
      4. Budget Changes
      5. Suggestions from Board.
        1. May want to make a newsletter on our site about reporting life coaches
        2. May want to determine the differences between psychological assessments, mental health assessments, and neuro-psychological assessments
    3. Education & Conference Committee (EACC) 
      1. New Projects
        1.  Fall Mini  Conference with Anna Lieber (Suicide) and Janine Wanlass (Ethics), tentatively planned for Oct 18, 12-5 pm. Plan to advertise via DOPL lists as soon as confirmed. (Need to vote?)
          • cannot get appropriate booking until mid September
        2. CE Application and Fees (handouts provided)
          1. striking the DOPL Endorsement (number 3)
          2. Applicaiton will be inserted onto the website
      1. Update of progress.
      2. Items for vote.
        1. CE Application and Fees
          1. Discussion
            1. Ellen would like to get CE approval and CE fees from the board according to the document presented today, August 10th, 2019.
          2. Motion Passed
      3. Budget Changes
      4. Suggestions from Board.
        1. sit down with DOPL and send out to membership what is considered "online CE" and what is considered "face to face"
        2. start running CEs through application to approve them
          • make/run website banners for approved CEs
    1. Public Relations, Marketing & Membership Committee (PRMM)
      1. New Projects
        1. equipment for UMHCA room
      2. Update of progress
      3. Items for vote.
      4. Budget Changes
      5. Suggestions from Board.
    1. Professional Partnership & Associate Partnership Committee (PPAC)
      1. New Projects.
      2. Update of progress.
      3. Items for vote.
      4. Budget Changes.
      5. Suggestions from Board.
    2. General Board & Advisory Board Committee (GBAB)
      1. New Projects
      2. Update of progress: Peer consultation meeting went well. Used a power point slide to set the pace of the meeting, including: 1) Peer consultation group, 2) indemnification statement, 3) agenda and proposed timing, 4) News, 5) case discussion, 6) ethical discussion, 7) next meeting page.  
      3. Items for vote.
      4. Budget Changes.
      5. Suggestions from Board.
    3. Graduate Student Committee (GSC)
      1. New Projects
      2. Update of progress
      3. Items for vote.
      4. Budget Changes.
      5. Suggestions from Board.
    VI.    Business of Governing Officers.
    1. President
    2. Secretary
    3. Treasurer Report
      1. Paypal: $11,709.87
      2. Checking: $6197.39
      3. Money Market: 1622.37
      4. Total: $19,529.63
      5. July Expenses: $3,268.31
      6. July Income: $132.87
    4. Changes done to By-laws.
    5. Nomination for Committee Chairs
    VII. Volunteer Updates

    VIII. Other Potential UMHCA Issues

    1. Open to floor for discussion
    2. Any issues not already discussed above.
    VIX. Secretary to Close the meeting.


    Last modified: 14 Sep 2019 9:24 AM | Carrie Graham (Administrator)

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