December 5, 2014 at 9 a.m.

(Directions are attached)

Department of Health

111 Israel Road S.E., Room 158

Tumwater, Washington 98501

 

Committee Members:

Bridgette Agpaoa Ryder, LMHC, CDP, Chair

Mark Loes, MBA, CDP, Vice Chair

Kathleen Armstrong, MEd, LMHC, MHP

Ryan Calsyn, Public Member

Brandy Branch, LMHC, CDP

Patricia France, CDP, LICSW

Judy Holman, LICSW, LMHC, CDP, DSHS-DBHR Representative

Mary Schatz, Ph.C, CDP, CRC, LMHCA

 

Assistant Attorney General Representative:

Chris Wright

 

Contact: Betty J. Moe, Program Manager                             Sonia Ferguson, Program Support

360-236-4912 phone                                               360-236-2928 phone

360-236-2901 fax                                                    360-236-2901 fax

Betty.Moe@doh.wa.gov                                         Sonia.Ferguson@doh.wa.gov

 

You can join the meeting via phone. Teleconference information:

Call-in number: 1-877-351-4402 (toll free)

Meeting number: 3476771

 

The Department of Health offices are fragrance-free. Please refrain from applying, perfume, hair spray, cologne, or aftershave prior to your visit. Your cooperation is appreciated.

Times and Order: The meeting will start at 9 a.m. on December 5, 2014 and will continue until all agenda items are complete. This agenda is subject to change. Comments from the public in attendance will be taken after each agenda item.

Accessibility: This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Special aids and services can be made available upon advance request. Advance request for special aids and services must be made no later than December 1, 2014. If you wish to receive general information about this meeting, please call the program at 360-236-4912.

If you need assistance with special needs and services, you may leave a message with your request at 1-800-525-0127, or if calling from outside Washington State call 360-236-4052. Please call 711 or 1-800-833-6388 to reach the Washington State Relay Service for deaf callers. If you need assistance because of a speech disability, Speech-to-Speech provides human voice for people with difficulty being understood. The Washington State Speech-to-Speech toll-free access number is 1-877-833-6341.

Smoking is not allowed at this meeting.

 

Open Session –

  1. Call to order – Bridgette Agpaoa Ryder, LMHC, CDP, Chair 9 a.m.
  • Staffing updates.

1.3       Approval of meeting agenda.

1.4       Approval of the September 26, 2014 meeting minutes.

  1. ELECTION OF 2015 COMMITTEE LEADERSHIP - Bridgette Agpaoa Ryder, LMHC, CDP, Chair

The committee will select the 2015 chair and vice chair.

  1. RULES WORKSHOP – Betty Moe, Program Manager

The committee members will discuss draft language regarding chapter 246-811 WAC (chemical dependency professionals and chemical dependency professional trainees). Adding a new WAC 246-811 (alternative training); amending WAC 246-811-048 (supervision requirements), and amending WAC 246-811-049 (approved supervisor requirements).

The secretary is considering developing standards and procedure for alternative training programs for certification.

The committee will review and address any written comments.

 

 

  1. MANAGER reports –Betty Moe, Program Manager

4.1       Program manager update.

4.2       Licensing statistics.

4.3       Current budget.

4.4       Recruitment update.

4.5       2015 meeting dates.

4.6       Meet me call representative.

  1. ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL (AAG) REPORT – Chris Wright, AAG
  • Wright will report on any items relevant to the committee.
  1. public comment – Bridgette Agpaoa Ryder, LMHC, CDP, Chair

The committee will hear comments from the public. The public may request items to be placed on a future meeting agenda.

  1. CONSENT AGENDA – Bridgette Agpaoa Ryder, LMHC, CDP, Chair

The items listed under the consent agenda (informational items) are considered routine matters and will be approved by a single motion of the committee without separate discussion. If separate discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the consent agenda and placed on the regular business agenda for discussion.

Current issue of The Sentinel news for department employees.

 

  1. future agenda items – Bridgette Agpaoa Ryder, LMHC, CDP, Chair
  1. Adjournment – Bridgette Agpaoa Ryder, LMHC, CDP, Chair

 

Directions

If you are traveling south on I-5 (from Seattle or Tacoma):

  1. Take I-5 south to exit 101(Not Highway 101 - Ocean Beaches)
  2. Turn left at the stop light onto Tumwater Boulevard (previously Airdustrial Way).
  3. At roundabout, take second exit.
  4. Go to the next traffic light and turn left onto Capital Boulevard.
  5. Move to right lane, turn right on Israel Road
  6. Town Center is on your right.

 

If you are traveling north on I-5 (from Portland or Centralia):

  1. Take I-5 north to exit 101. (Stay in right hand lane)
  2. Turn right at the stop sign, onto Tumwater Boulevard (previously Airdustrial Way).
  3. At the roundabout, take the second exit.
  4. Go to the next traffic light and turn left onto Capital Boulevard.
  5. Move to right lane, turn right on Israel Road
  6. Town Center is on your right.

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