The information below applies to all individuals who are submitting Applications for a Marriage & Family Therapist Internship.
General Licensing Information
The Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors was created for the protection of the public. The Board is empowered under the Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) Chapter 641A to set minimum standards for licensing of Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) and to oversee the ethical conduct of MFTs and MFT-Interns in the State of Nevada.
receipt of all pertinent application data, an applicant’s file will be scheduled
to undergo an Academic Review, where the academic and training information will
be assessed in order to determine if the applicant’s academic coursework and
training meet the Nevada requirements in the Academic Study Areas as outlined in
regulations NAC 641A.085.
If the applicant does not have
sufficient academic coursework, training or experience to meet Nevada
requirements, the applicant will be notified in writing which study areas are
If an applicant has sufficient academic coursework, training or
experience to meet Nevada requirements; and official transcripts are received by
the Board showing the required conferred degree; and the required Background
Check has been completed by the State of Nevada Department of Public Safety and
the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); then the applicant will be schedule
for an Interview with the Board. A delegation of the Board may form a committee
to execute the interview of the applicant.
with the Board will be required for all applicants before licensure as a
Marriage and Family Therapist, a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern or a
Marriage and Family Therapist with an Interim Permit. An oral examination may be
required in the interview with the Board before licensure. All applicants for
Marriage and Family Therapist-Intern or a Marriage and Family Therapist Interim
Permit must have secured an Approved Primary Supervisor and submitted the
Primary Supervision Form. The Marriage and Family Therapist-Intern must have
submitted the appropriate Internship Proposal Form to the Board prior to the