The Board shall issue a license as a clinical alcohol and drug counselor to:
1. A person who:
(a) Is not less than 21 years of age;
(b) Has received a master's degree or a doctoral degree from an accredited college
or university in a field of social science approved by the Board that includes comprehensive
course work in clinical mental health, including the diagnosis of mental health disorders;
(c) Has completed a program approved by the Board consisting of at least 2,000 hours
of supervised, postgraduate counseling of persons with alcohol and other substance
(d) Has completed a program that:
(1) Is approved by the Board; and
(2) Consists of at least 2,000 hours of postgraduate counseling of persons with mental
illness who also have alcohol and other substance use disorders that is supervised
by a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor who is approved by the Board;
(e) Passes the written and oral examinations prescribed by the Board pursuant to NRS 641C.290;
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