CLEAR's Introduction to Regulatory Governance program features the following five modules:
Foundations of Occupational and Professional Regulation
content includes: the importance of regulatory boards; rationale for licensure; typical pro and con arguments; and an overview of trends in licensure
Roles and Responsibilities of a Board Member
content includes: board member responsibility; defining "the public interest"; requirements for service on regulatory boards; how a board member can participate effectively; the purpose of appointing public members; and ethical considerations
content includes: what is a rule?; kinds of rules; authority to issue rules; when is a rule needed?; writing a good rule; avoiding problem areas; regular procedures for adopting rules; notice and publication; public comment and hearing process; and emergency rulemaking
content includes: steps in the enforcement process; characteristics of a strong enforcement process; receiving and sharing information; types of disciplinary sanctions; and practitioner impairment
content includes: continuing education programs and their availability; criteria for MCE programs; and continued competence.
This program is offered in conjunction with CLEAR's Annual Educational Conference, September 14-16, 2015.
HOTEL and TRAINING LOCATION:
The Boston Park Plaza is located 3 miles from Logan International Airport and only blocks from Boston Garden, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and all of Boston's most historic landmarks.
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street | Boston
CLEAR has secured a discounted group rate of US$169 per night (single/double occupancy, plus applicable taxes). Please use the access code CLEAR to secure the group rate. The discounted room rate is available until August 21, 2015 at 5p.m. EDT or until the block sells out, whichever comes first. After this cut-off date, reservations may be made based on availability and at the hotel's prevailing rate.
Alert: Exhibitor Housing Services is not affiliated with CLEAR or this event. CLEAR has not released attendee information to Exhibitor Housing Services. If you receive a scam email or phone call from Exhibitor Housing Services, please do not follow their instructions for booking hotel accommodations for the CLEAR conference and training. Please use the above information to book your hotel room.
Airport Shuttle -
The Boston Park Plaza Hotel does not provide shuttle service.
Boston Super Shuttle
US$16 each way | www.supershuttle.com
GO Boston Shuttle
US$17 each way | www.gobostonshuttle.com
Taxis are at a typical rate of $35 one-way per person. Valet parking at the hotel is available for $48/day.
CLEAR Learning Sponsorship Opportunities
CLEAR cancellation policy:
Registrant substitutions are welcome. Cancellations must be received in writing by August 8, 2015 to receive a full refund. After that date, a $75 US service charge will be subtracted from refunds. Cancellations received after training begins are subject to the full registration fee.
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