Nev. Admin. Code § 641B.190 - Approval: General requirements

1. Before the Board approves a course or program, the Board must be satisfied that the course or program:
(a) Will be taught by a competent instructor as demonstrated by his or her educational, professional and teaching experience;
(b) Contains current and relevant educational material concerning social work, is applicable to the practice of social work, and will enhance the knowledge and competency of a licensee in the practice of social work;
(c) Is of professional quality;
(d) Is appropriately designed for instructional purposes;
(e) Is supported by evidence that is based on research; and
(f) Includes a written evaluation of the content and presentation of the course or program and its relevance to the practice of social work for each licensee to complete.
2. A course or program presented in the form of lectures, seminars, workshops, academic courses at an institution of higher education, online learning courses through an accredited college or university which do not lead to a degree, and on-the-job training programs offered by an agency shall be deemed "appropriately designed for instructional purposes," as that term is used in subsection 1. The provider is responsible for the format and presentation of the courses or programs and may restrict the format in which the material is presented unless otherwise required by the Board.
3. The subject matter of a course or program which addresses one or more of the following areas:
(a) Theories or concepts of human behavior and the social environment;
(b) Social work methods of intervention and delivery of services;
(c) Social work research, including, without limitation, the evaluation of programs or practices;
(d) Management, administration or social policy;
(e) Social work ethics and professional behavior;
(f) Services that are culturally and linguistically appropriate;
(g) Social work theories or concepts of addictions in the social environment;
(h) Evidence-based suicide prevention and awareness;
(i) Advanced human rights and social, economic and environmental justice; or
(j) Other areas directly related to the field of practice of the licensee, shall be deemed to reflect "current and relevant educational material concerning social work" and be "applicable to the practice of social work," as those terms are used in subsection 1.


Nev. Admin. Code § 641B.190
Added to NAC by Bd. of Exam'rs for Social Workers, eff. 11-28-89; A by R113-98, 1-13-99; R112-00, 1-17-2001; R079-02, 1-9-2003; R122-06, 7-14-2006; R142-08, 2-11-2009; A by R018-16, eff. 6/28/2016; A by R110-17AP, eff. 2/27/2018; A by R055-19A, eff. 12/18/2019
NRS 641B.160, 641B.280

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