Nev. Admin. Code § 641C.277 - Native American Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors: Certification without examination

1. An applicant for a certificate as an alcohol and drug abuse counselor described in NAC 641C.276 who is applying for certification without examination pursuant to NRS NRS NRS 641C.300 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 applicant was issued a credential to provide counseling services relating to alcohol and drug abuse by the Southwest Indian Substance Abuse Certification Board or the Northwest Indian Council on Chemical Dependency that is currently valid and in good standing.
(d) A statement concerning whether the credential issued by the Southwest Indian Substance Abuse Certification Board or the Northwest Indian Council on Chemical Dependency has ever been suspended, revoked or otherwise restricted for any reason.
(e) The complete set of fingerprints required pursuant to 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.
(f) 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 authorized to receive those services pursuant to 25 U.S.C. §§ 450 et seq. or 25 U.S.C. §§ 1601 et seq.
2. If an applicant for a certificate as an alcohol and drug abuse counselor described in paragraph (b) of subsection 2 of NAC 641C.276 applies for certification without examination and holds or previously held a credential issued by the Southwest Indian Substance Abuse Certification Board or the Northwest Indian Council on Chemical Dependency 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 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 certificate without examination to the applicant or to deny his or her application for certification without examination.

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Nev. Admin. Code § 641C.277
Added to NAC by Bd. of Exam'rs for Alcohol, Drug & Gambling Counselors by R157-03, eff. 12-16-2003; A by R185-07, 12-17-2008; A by R058-14, eff. 12/22/2014

NRS 641C.200, 641C.300

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