Erik Schoen, PresidentNEVADA STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS FOR9436 W. Lake Mead Blvd Suite 11-J
Richard Harrison, M.A., Vice PresidentMARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS ANDLas Vegas, Nevada 89134-8342
Jake Wiskerchen, Secretary/TreasurerCLINICAL PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORSOffice: (702) 486-7388
Hal Taylor, J.D., MemberFax: (702) 486-7258
Jean E. Griffin, Ed.D., Membermarriage.nv.gov
John Nixon, Ed.D., Member
Wendy Nason, M.A., Member
Roberta Vande Voort, Member
APPLICATION FOR MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPIST LICENSURE
Application Fee: $75.00.
To apply and pay online, please use the form below. To apply and pay by check or mail, please click here
I. APPLICANT IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION: Internship Licensure Interim Permit
1. Last Name First NameMiddle Name(Maiden)Other Names or AKA
2. Home Address CityStateZipSocial Security
3. Home Phone Number Cell Phone NumberEmail AddressDate of Birth
4. Primary Employer Name of SupervisorBusiness TelephoneExtension
5. Business Address: Street/P.O. Box/SuiteCityStateZip
Preferred Mailing Address: Home Office Other Your preferred mailing address may be public information and may
be placed on the Board's website and/or made available to outside organizations. If you do not want your home or work
address available to the public, please provide an alternate mailing address:
PLEASE KEEP A COPY OF ALL RECORDS FOR YOUR FILE.
NAC 641A gives the Board the right to refuse to issue, suspend or revoke any registration, permit or license, of any licensee
or applicant if the candidate secures the license, registration or permit by fraud, deceit or misrepresentation on any application
for licensure submitted to the Board. Please review NRS 641A and NAC 641A from the website http://marriage.state.nv.us at
the 'About Us' page. Disclosure of your social security number is mandatory pursuant to 42 U.S.C. �666(a)(13) and will be used
for tax enforcement purposes, may be used for child support enforcement purposes or may be provided to a licensing or
examination entity which uses a national examination for purposes of verification of license or examination status.

II. GENERAL INFORMATION:
1. Are you a citizen of the United States? Yes No
2. Are you lawfully entitled to remain in the United States? Yes No Alien Registration Number:
3. Have you ever filed any application for licensure or registration in Nevada? Yes No       If yes, please answer the following:
a. Which Credential: When:
Under what name: State: License Number:
b. Which Credential: When:
Under what name: State: License Number:
4. Do you currently hold or have you ever held a license certificate or registration to practice marriage and family therapy in another state or jurisdiction?
Yes No      If yes, please answer the following:
a. Which Credential: When:
Under what name: State: License Number:
b. Which Credential: When:
Under what name: State: License Number:
5. What is your qualifiing Graduate Degree? Degree Credits:
6. Name of the School, College, University or Institution:

III. EXAMINATION:
1. If you have not previously taken the national examination in marital and family therapy, developed by the Association of
Marital and Family Therapy Regulatory Boards (AMFTRB), and achieved a passing score, you will be notified in writing if
you are eligible to register and sit for the examination. Applicants must first satisfy the Nevada State educational
requirements in order to be authorized by the Board to register for the examination.
2. Did you complete the national examination in marital and family therapy through the Nevada State Board office?
Yes No If you completed the national MFT exam through other than the NV Board please provide the following:
Name of the state other than Nevada in which you took the national examination in marital and family therapy (Contact the
Professional Examination Services to have a copy of your Official score sent directly to the Nevada Board office).
Date exam was taken: Location/State of Exam:

IV. BACKGROUND INFORMATION:
1. Have you ever been arrested, charged with, or convicted of, or plead guilty or "nolo contendere" to any offense or violation of
any federal, state or local law, including any foreign country, which is a misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor, or felony,
excluding any minor traffic offense? Please note driving or being in control of a motor vehicle while under the influence of any
chemical substance, including alcohol, is not considered a minor traffic offense. Yes No
2. Have you ever had a complaint filed with a certifying, licensing, or registering body or any professional association against
you for alleged unethical behavior or unprofessional conduct? Yes No
3. Have you ever been censured or had any disciplinary action taken against you for unethical behavior, unprofessional conduct
or any other grounds by any certification or licensing board or other agency, institution, or professional organization?
Yes No
4. Have you ever been investigated, charged with, or convicted of unprofessional conduct, negligence, or professional
incompetence by any certification or licensing board or other agency, institution, or professional organization?
Yes No
5. Have you used any alcohol, narcotic, barbiturate other drug affecting the central nervous system, or other drug which may
cause physical or psychological dependence, either to which you were addicted or upon which you were dependent within the
last 5 years? Yes No
6. Do you have a medical condition which in any way impairs or limits your ability to practice your profession with
reasonable skill and safety? Yes No
7. Have you used controlled substances which were obtained illegally or which were not obtained pursuant to a valid prescription
order or which were not taken following the direction of a licensed health care provider within the past 5 years?
Yes No
8. Has any state, jurisdiction, province, or professional organization denied your application for credentials or professional
membership? Yes No
9. Have you ever been named as a defendant or have been requested to respond as a defendant to a legal action involving
professional liability (malpractice) or had a professional liability claim paid in your behalf or paid such a claim yourself?
Yes No
IF ANY OF THE ABOVE QUESTIONS HAVE BEEN ANSWERED "Yes," please explain circumstances and outcome
later on the form.

V. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS:
A. I am submitting official transcripts verifying having met the academic requirements as indicated (select one by initialing the
appropriate line.)
A graduate degree in marriage & family therapy, psychology or social work from an accredited institution approved by the
Board accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)
has completed other education and training which is deemed equivalent by the Board as described in NRS 641A.
Please print or type clearly giving an accurate record of your educational preparation below. YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL
INFORMATION FOR ALL SCHOOLS/COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES/INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED AND DEGREES RECEIVED OR
YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE. (You may attach additional sheets, if necessary.)
B. Undergraduate Education:
Name of SchoolAddressCityStateZip
Title of Degree
(in the original language)
Date AwardedMajorAttendance FromTo
C. Graduate Education in Marriage and Family Therapy:
Name of SchoolAddressCityStateZip
Title of Degree
(in the original language)
Date AwardedMajorAttendance FromTo
D. Other Graduate Study:
Name of SchoolAddressCityStateZip
Title of Degree
(in the original language)
Date AwardedMajorAttendance FromTo
E. Required Areas of Study:
1. Human Development, Including issues of Sexuality:(minimum 2 courses; 6 semester hours or 8 quarter hours)
Course Title (as it appears on Transcript)Course Number:Credit Hours:
2. Marital and Family Systems:(minimum 2 courses; 6 semester hours or 8 quarter hours)
Course Title (as it appears on Transcript)Course Number:Credit Hours:
3. Marital and Family Therapy:(minimum 3 courses; 9 semester hours or 12 quarter hours)
Course Title (as it appears on Transcript)Course Number:Credit Hours:
4. Ethical and Legal Issues in MFT:(minimum 1 course; 3 semester hours or 4 quarter hours)
Course Title (as it appears on Transcript)Course Number:Credit Hours:
5. Supervised Clinical Practice in MFT:(minimum 3 courses; 9 semester hours or 12 quarter hours)
over 1 academic year
Course Title (as it appears on Transcript)Course Number:Credit Hours:
6. Diagnosis and Assessment:
(Including the use of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual)
(minimum 1 course; 3 semester hours or 4 quarter hours)
Course Title (as it appears on Transcript)Course Number:Credit Hours:
7. Research:(minimum 1 course; 3 semester hours or 4 quarter hours)
Course Title (as it appears on Transcript)Course Number:Credit Hours:
8. Abuse of Alcohol or Controlled Substances:(minimum 1 course; 3 semester hours or 4 quarter hours)
Course Title (as it appears on Transcript)Course Number:Credit Hours:

VI. SUPERVISED CLINICAL EXPERIENCE: (Already Licensed In Another State)
A. Requirements for licensure as an MFT:
1. Before an applicant is eligible for licensure as a marriage and family therapist, he must complete at least 3,000 hours of
experience in an approved internship. The requirements, found in NAC 641A.146, include:
a. At least 1,500 hours of direct face-to-face contact with clients in the practice of marriage and family therapy.
b. At least 300 hours of marriage and family therapy supervision by the approved primary or secondary supervisor of the intern.
See NAC 641A.146(3)(b)(1) and (2) for additional requirements.
c. At least 1,200 hours of work related to the practice of marriage and family therapy. See NRS 641A.146(3)(c)(1), (2), (3), (4)
and (5) for additional requirements.
An applicant who is currently licensed and in good standing as a marriage and family therapist in another state or jurisdiction may be
eligible for licensure, contingent upon meeting Nevada requirements. A Nevada License Verification Form* should be sent to each
licensing body to be returned directly to the Board office from each licensing body. The Board may accept, deny or grant partial credit
for requirements completed in another jurisdiction. Note: Supervision completed toward licensure as a clinician other than a marriage
and family therapist is not eligible to be used toward licensure as a licensed marriage and family therapist.
Checklist: If you are licensed in another state as a marriage and family therapist, please provide the following:
Copy of License
Verification of Licensure Form* (Have each licensing agency send this form to the Board office.)
Official Licensing Examination Score (Have the examining agency send your score to the Nevada Board office.)
Experience Verification Form* (Have documentation of supervision and/or supervised experience sent to the Board.)
* Experience Verification Form and License Verification Form found on the Licensing Information Page of the website: marriage.state.nv.us
Please list all professional licenses or certifications that you have held within the last 10 years.
Professional License Held/Experation DateIssuing Board / StateLicense NumberIssuing Date
/
Professional License Held/Experation DateIssuing Board / StateLicense NumberIssuing Date
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VII. APPLICANT'S ATTESTATION:
A. I have reviewed the licensure eligibility requirements prior to submitting this application.Yes No
B. I have completed the application materials and procedures honestly and in good faith.Yes No
C. I understand that the members and staff of the Board are compelled by law to uphold, implement and enforce the
statutes and regulations as written.Yes No
D. I understand that the Board has the statutory authority to refuse to grant licensure to, or may suspend, revoke, condition, limit,
qualify, or restrict the license of any individual that has knowingly made a false statement on a Nevada State form required for
licensure or licensure renewal. Yes No
E. I have read and am familiar with the statutes and regulations governing the practice of marriage and family therapy in Nevada.
Yes No
F. I understand that once the Board receives my application I am bound by, and will abide by, the statutes and regulations
governing the practice of marriage and family therapy in Nevada.Yes No

VIII. CHILD SUPPORT STATEMENT
Nevada state law requires that all applicants for issuance of a license be required to provide the following information concerning
the support of a child. As part of this application, your responses to these questions are given under oath and any response given
hereto which is false, fraudulent, misleading, inaccurate or incomplete, will result in your application being denied. You must mark
one of the following responses. Failure to indicate which provision applies will result in your application being denied.
I am not subject to a court order for the support of a child.
I am subject to a court order for the support of one or more children and am in compliance with an order or am in compliance
with a plan approved by the district attorney or other public agency enforcing an order for the repayment of the amount owed
pursuant to the order.
I am subject to a court order for the support of one or more children and am NOT in compliance with an order or a plan approved
by the district attorney or other public agency enforcing the order for the repayment of the amount owed pursuant to the order.
IX. AFFIDAVIT:
I agree to allow the Board of Examiners for Marriage & Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors ("Board") to
communicate with any person in connection with this application. I will hold the Board, its members, officers, and agents free from
any liability or complaint by reason of any action any of them may take in connection with the Board's investigation of my
professional training, experience, or personal and professional background.
The undersigned hereby applies for a license, under the laws and regulations governing marriage and family therapists and certifies
under penalty of perjury that all statements contained herein are true and correct to the best of his/her knowledge and belief; that
he/she is the person named in the credentials submitted, and the same were procured in the regular course of instruction and
examination, without fraud or misrepresentation; and with full knowledge that all statements made in this application may be subject to
investigation, including a check of fingerprints, police records, and former employers. I understand that if any of my responses on this
application are false, fraudulent, misleading, inaccurate or incomplete, my application will be denied.
Signature:________________________________________________ Date:___________________________________________

X. FINGERPRINTING AND BACKGROUND CHECK:
Using black ink, fill in the boxes on the top half of the cards (SSN, sex, race, height, etc.) and sign where indicated. It is
recommended that you go to a police precinct to use their fingerprinting department. Have the Officer note any scars on the
fingerprint area or any irregularities, such as missing digit, etc. You do not have to be fingerprinted in Nevada.
All encouraged to start this process immediatelyas results may take 6-12 weeks. Follow the Background Check Procedure
as written in the Background Check Procedure Letter.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Please include any comments, questions or additional information below:

PAYMENT INFORMATION
First NameLast NameExpiration Date MM/YYYY
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Billing AddressCityState (XX)Zip (XXXXX-XXXX)
Account Number (no dashes)e-mail Address for receipt.
By entering my credit card and clicking "Submit" I authorize the charge to my card of the amount due for my license application.