Regulation Matters: a CLEAR conversation

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.

Episodes Date

Cynthia Abel with the College of Early Childhood Educators in Ontario talks about how regulators can use behavioral science (sometimes called behavioral insights, behavioral economics, or nudging) - t...
October 8, 2019
Ida Darragh, executive director of the North American Registry of Midwives and CLEAR board member, talks about the benefits to a state and the licensee when a national credential is used as an avenue ...
September 10, 2019
When healthcare professionals intentionally harm or kill patients in their care, it shatters the public trust in the healthcare system, healthcare professionals, and their regulators. Lara Kinkartz wi...
August 26, 2019
Mental health is a far-reaching issue in society and has numerous implications for professional regulation. Mark Pioro and Jenna Smith with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and De...
August 13, 2019
The approach that regulators have taken regarding social media has evolved over the years, with more regulators conducting social media searches on applicants during the licensing process. Information...
July 9, 2019
Sarah Wennik, content development manager with Pearson VUE and chair of CLEAR's Examination Resources and Advisory Committee, talks about what a content developer is; how their role differs from the r...
June 11, 2019
Bill Brigman with Solutions for Information Design, Michael Behm with Stateside, and Sara Appel with the Multi-state Collaborative on Military Credit share updates on various programs, initiatives and...
May 14, 2019
Elizabeth Witt, chief consultant and psychometrician with Witt Measurement Consulting, talks about what a subject matter expert (SME) is; the role of SMEs in job analysis, standard setting, and item w...
April 9, 2019
Donna Mooney Haywood, retired manager of regulatory affairs at the North Carolina Board of Nursing, shares her perspective, gained from 30+ years of regulatory experience, about substance abuse by lic...
March 12, 2019
The College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba undertook research on practice hours, or currency hours, to determine any correlation between practice hours and continuing competence. Deb Elias discusses...
February 12, 2019

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