Regulation Matters: a CLEAR conversation

By Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation

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CLEAR's podcast is a resource in the field of professional and occupational regulation to help stakeholders stay current on new developments and hear diverse opinions on a broad range of topics.

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Occupational Licensing Policy Learning Consortium

Eleven states are participating in the Occupational Licensing Policy Learning Consortium as part of the occupational licensing project undertaken by the National Conference of State Legislatures, the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, and the Council of State Governments. Suzanne Hultin with NCSL gives an update on how the project is addressing license portability issues and focusing on population groups who face unique challenges and barriers related to entering the labor market in a licensed occupation. Suzanne reviews trends being seen in the 11 states and resources related to license portability and reducing barriers to labor market entry.

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Jul 24, 2018
Sexual Abuse by Regulated Professionals: Achieving Zero Tolerance

There have been some significant changes to the framework, policies, and procedures for handling cases of sexual abuse committed by regulated professionals. Representatives from regulatory organizations in the United States, Australia and Canada share information about what prompted a review of these procedures, what changes have been implemented for investigations of allegations of sexual boundary violations, and what impact the changes have had. This podcast episode is a lead-up to a session at CLEAR’s Annual Educational Conference, September 26-29, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Jul 10, 2018
Research on the Public’s Perception of Continuing Competence

Jennifer Best, Practice Consultant with the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia, shares the College’s research on the public’s perception of continuing competence, including why it’s important for regulators to understand this issue and how regulators can use this research in making informed, evidence-based decisions about regulatory policy.

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Jun 12, 2018
Investigative Excellence Award winner, Robert Herbert

CLEAR’s Investigative Excellence Award recognizes an investigator who has demonstrated exceptional performance in a particular case, with performance beyond what is expected or required, resulting in a direct and significant impact to the protection of the public or consumer interests. Robert Herbert, a 2017 recipient from the Alabama Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, talks about the case for which he was nominated and shares some of the investigative techniques he used throughout the case.

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Jun 12, 2018
Introducing the CLEAR podcast

The Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation is excited to launch Regulation Matters: a CLEAR conversation. In this introductory episode, podcast host Line Dempsey and CLEAR Executive Director Adam Parfitt share information about CLEAR and give a preview of topics for upcoming podcast episodes.

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May 11, 2018