Nev. Admin. Code § 641.Sec. 3.2 - NEW

Current through March 28, 2022

1. The Board may issue a license to practice as a psychologist to an applicant who has completed a training program outside the United States that is not accredited by the American Psychological Association if the applicant:
(a) Submits to the Board with his or her application evidence satisfactory to the Board that the applicant:
(1) Meets the requirements of subsection 1 of NRS 641.170;
(2) If the training program completed by the applicant was not conducted in English, has obtained a score of not less than 80 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language, internet-Based Test, administered by the Educational Testing Service;
(3) Has not been convicted of a felony;
(4) Has not been subject to disciplinary action in another jurisdiction;
(5) Does not have any outstanding complaints or charges pending against him or her in another jurisdiction;
(6) Has not previously been denied licensure by the Board;
(7) Has passed the state examination administered by the Board pursuant to NAC 641.112; and
(8) Has passed the national examination required by NRS 641.180;
(b) Submits to the Board with his or her application three letters of professional reference that attest without reservation to the professional competence, moral character and current fitness to practice of the applicant;
(c) Submits to the Board with his or her application evidence satisfactory to the Board that the applicant has complied with section 4 and that the Board has determined that the training program completed by the applicant is equivalent to a program accredited by the American Psychological Association; and
(d) Complies with subsection 1 of NRS 641.160 by submitting:
(1) A complete set of the applicant's fingerprints to the Board with written permission authorizing the Board to forward the fingerprints to the Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History for submission to the Federal Bureau of Investigation; or
(2) Verification to the Board that the applicant's fingerprints were so forwarded by the law enforcement agency or other authorized entity taking fingerprints.
2. The Board may require an applicant pursuant to this section to appear before the Board to demonstrate the applicant's:
(a) Moral character;
(b) Current fitness to practice psychology; and
(c) Intent to practice psychology in a manner consistent with his or her education, training and experience.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 641.Sec. 3.2
Added to NAC by Bd. of Psychological Exam'rs by R114-19A, eff. 12/22/2021
NRS 641.100, 641.110, 641.170

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