Nev. Admin. Code § 641C.225 - Licensure or certification without examination of applicant who holds license, certificate or other credential from another jurisdiction

1. An applicant for licensure or certification without examination as an alcohol and drug abuse counselor or a clinical alcohol and drug abuse counselor pursuant to NRS 641C.300 or an applicant for certification without examination as a problem gambling counselor who holds a license or certificate as a problem gambling counselor in another state, a territory or possession of the United States, or the District of Columbia in which the requirements of that jurisdiction at the time the license or certificate was issued are deemed by the Board to be substantially equivalent to the requirements set forth in the provisions of this chapter and chapter 641C of NRS must submit to the Board:
(a) A written application on a form prescribed by the Board;
(b) The applicable fee;
(c) Proof satisfactory to the Board that the license, certificate or other credential held by the applicant:
(1) Was issued by another state, a territory or possession of the United States, or the District of Columbia; and
(2) Is currently valid and in good standing;
(d) Proof satisfactory to the Board that the applicant had a bachelor's degree, master's degree or doctoral degree from an accredited college or university in a field of social science approved by the Board at the time the license, certificate or other credential was issued by another state, a territory or possession of the United States, or the District of Columbia;
(e) A statement concerning whether :
(1) The license, certificate or other credential issued by another state, a territory or possession of the United States, or the District of Columbia has ever been suspended, revoked or otherwise restricted for any reason; and
(2) The applicant has been subject to any discipline by another state, territory or possession of the United States or the District of Columbia that did not result in the suspension, revocation or other restriction of the license, certificate or other credential.
(f) The complete set of fingerprints required pursuant to NRS NRS 641C.260 and the amount of the fees charged by the Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the handling of the fingerprints and issuance of the reports of criminal histories;
(g) The score received by the applicant on any examination required for the license, certificate or other credential issued by another state, a territory or possession of the United States or the District of Columbia if the applicant took an examination and the score is available; and
(h) Proof satisfactory to the Board that the applicant has satisfied any other requirements set forth in this chapter and chapter 641C of NRS to engage in the practice of counseling alcohol and drug abusers, the clinical practice of counseling alcohol and drug abusers or the practice of counseling problem gamblers, including, without limitation, NRS NRS 641C.330, 641C.350, 641C.390 and 641C.430 and NAC 641C.220.
2. If an applicant for licensure or certification without examination holds or previously held a similar license, certificate or other credential issued by another state, a territory or possession of the United States, or the District of Columbia which is or was suspended, revoked or otherwise restricted, or if the applicant has otherwise been subjected to any discipline for any reason by the entity which issued the license, certificate or other credential, the Board will review and consider the specific facts and circumstances surrounding the suspension, revocation, restriction or disciplinary action, and may use this review and consideration in determining whether to issue a license or certificate without examination to the applicant or to deny his or her application for licensure or certification without examination.

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Nev. Admin. Code § 641C.225
Added to NAC by Bd. of Exam'rs for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors by R097-00, eff. 8-9-2000; A by Bd. of Exam'rs for Alcohol, Drug & Gambling Counselors by R157-03, 12-16-2003; R185-07, 12-17-2008; A by R058-14, eff. 12/22/2014

NRS 641C.200, 641C.300

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