Renewal Information

Renewal Information for all levels of licensure/certification will be sent out no later than October 1, 2016

Renewal information for all licenses will be mailed no later than October 1, 2016.

• Renewal forms and fee must be received by December 31, 2016.
Postmarked December 31, 2016 or received in person in the office December 29, 2016.
- Renewals received after the above dates will be considered late and require $100.00 late fee if received after the above dates.
• Office hours will remain Monday-Thursday 8am - 7pm
• If you would like verification of receipt the Board recommends sending certified or signature required.
- We are a small office, and are often busy during renewal and may not have tie to notify each licensee of receipt of renewal.
• The Board continues to be unable to accept Credit/Debit payments. Renewal fees must be received by check, money order or cash.
- If your check is sent separate of your renewal form please make note of such on your renewal form.
- A renewal will not be considered complete without CEUs and renewal fee.
• Incomplete renewal forms: unsigned and or with unanswered questions will be returned to licensee.
- If your form is returned, it could be marked late if received complete after above dates.

Continuing Education

Any person who received their license between January 2015 and December 2016 will not be required to provide proof of Continuing Education credits.

No license is allowed to have more than 15 distance learning credits.
Distance learning credits are defined in NAC 641.007 “Distance education course” means a course of instruction in which the student receives instruction at a location at which the instructor is not physically present. The term includes, without limitation, a course designed for home study and a course in which instruction is provided via CD-ROM, the Internet or videoconference.”

Further information will be included with your renewal packet.

Psychologist
You are required to provide proof:
• 30 hours of continuing education credits
- 6 hours of scientific and professional ethics and standards, and common areas of professional misconduct.
 Ethics course must be APA or Board approved and may be taken through distance learning.
- 2 hours of evidence-based suicide prevention and awareness.
 This is a new requirement placed on psychologists’ license through the most recent legislative session, AB 93. Changes to NRS 641 and NAC 641 are in order to reflect the new requirement. The requirement is in place July 2016- July 2026

Approved courses can be found listed in NAC 641.136
NO MORE THAN 15 DISTANCE LEARNING CREDITS WILL BE COUNTED

Licensed Behavior Analysts, and Licensed assistant Behavior Analysts:
You are required to provide proof:
• 30 hours of continuing education credits
- 6 hours of scientific and professional ethics and standards, and common areas of professional misconduct.
 Ethics course must be BCBA, ABAI or Board approved and may be taken through distance learning.

Approved courses can be found listed in NAC 641.1363
NO MORE THAN 15 DISTANCE LEARNING CREDITS WILL BE COUNTED

Submit College/University courses for CEU credit:

You must submit each course for review by the Board.
• This can be done by submitting the form titled “Request for Approval of a Continuing Education Course by a Licensee” found in the Forms Section of the Boards website.
• Submit form with syllabus and any other information to allow the Board to make an informed decision.
• Submit a form and $25.00 for EACH course requested.
- Each course is only eligible to the semester/quarter credit of the course.

All APA, BCBA, or ABAI approved programs are accepted by the Board, if a program you are interested in attending or have attended does not have APA approval. You may submit the course for approval to the Board.

Renewals will be sent out by October 1, 2016.  If you have not received your renewal form or have lost it please contact the Board office at 775-688-1268 or nbop@govmail.state.nv.us to have a replacement sent to you at the correct address.