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Pre-Conference Workshop

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Board attorney with experience in administrative law will discuss statutory authority, rulemaking, and the disciplinary process.

  • Mock disciplinary hearing will trace the process from the initial letter of complaint through testimony of witnesses to imposition of sanctions. Attendees will serve as the hearing panel.
  • Participants will draft a consent order for unlicensed practice and other violations.
  • Ethical situations and dilemmas will be utilized to demonstrate a step-by-step methodology for receiving and reviewing complaints.

Pre-conference Training attendees receive a flash drive containing the contents of the NCSB Reference Manual, including a directory of licensure boards and contact information, characteristics of licensure laws, samples of model legislation and state licensing laws, board examinations, information on the NPDB, hot topics, and much more.

8:00 - 8:30

  • Overview and Reference Manual Review

8:30 - 9:45

  • Statutory Authority

9:45 - 10:00 BREAK

10:00 - 11:45

  • Statutory Authority (continued)

11:45 - 12:45 Lunch

12:45 - 2:15

  • Mock Disciplinary Hearing - NCSB Board Members and Audience Members

2:15 - 2:45

  • Review of Complaints & Consent Order Activity

2:45 - 3:00 BREAK

3:00 - 5:00

  • Putting It Into Practice:
    Ethical Decision-Making
    Ethical Scenarios
    Board Dilemmas
    Audience Ethical Situations/Board Dilemmas
National Council of State Boards of Examiners


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