Supervision and Registration of Psychological Assistants, Psychological Interns, and Psychological Trainees in Nevada
Presented by Whitney Owens, Psy.D. and Lisa Scurry
2 Homestudy CE Credits

 


Approved for Nevada Psychologists, MFTs and LCSWs.
NPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.
NPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


Registration will be available soon


About the Workshop:

The objective of this course is to educate Nevada Psychologists on how to navigate the registration and supervision requirements of Psychological Trainees, Psychological Interns, and Psychological Assistants with the Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners.  The aim of this continuing education is to educate supervisors and trainees on the ways to ensure a seamless and compliant process registering with the board.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1) Identify the steps needed to register psychological trainees, interns, and assistants with the Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners (NBOPE), including timeline for completion depending on students diverse educational and training backgrounds.
2) Identify training and experience in supervision needed to supervise at each level of registration.
3) Identify educational and training factors to be considered when completing supervision contracts to meet criteria by the board office.  

About the Presenters:

Whitney Owens, Psy.D. is the President of the Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners.  She has served on the NBOPE since 2016 and has served on the Application Tracking, Equivalency, and Mobility (A-TEAM) subcommittee since 2017.  Dr. Owens is a licensed psychologist and the co-owner of The Evidence Based Practice of Nevada, a behavioral healthcare clinic located in Henderson, Nevada. 

Since moving to Las Vegas in 2008, Dr. Owens has served in various leadership roles, including serving as the president of the Nevada Psychological Association from 2013-2014.  She received the “Outstanding Leadership Award” from NPA in 2014 for her work on the Executive Board. Dr. Owens' CV

Lisa Scurry is the Executive Director of the Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners.  She took the position in April of 2020 after 28 years with local government in Northern Nevada where she served for more than 10 years as a ParaLegal and Policy Coordinator. Lisa Scurry's Resume

Audience:

This presentation is intended for psychologists, other licensed mental health providers, and graduate students of psychology.

General Information

Access to Webinar/Handout Materials

This is a 2-hour pre-recorded homestudy presentation. Electronic copy of handout materials will be sent out by email to attendee after registration is completed along with link(s) to view pre-recorded webinar.

Approval

Approved by Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners. Nevada Psychological Association (NPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. NPA maintains responsibility for the program and its content. NPA will issue certificates of completion. APA CE rules require that we only issue credits to those who attend the entire workshop. Those logging into the webinar more than 15 minutes late or logging off before the entire workshop is completed will not receive CE credits (i.e. partial credit will not be given).

Additional Information

Live auto captions will be provided for this event. If you need additional disability-related accommodations, please contact us by email us at [email protected] or by phone (888) 654-0050. Requests should be made at least two weeks in advance of workshop date.

References

https://psyexam.nv.gov/Forms/Psychological/ 

American Psychological Association. (2014). Guidelines for Clinical Supervision in Health Service Psychology. Retrieved from http://apa.org/about/policy/guidelines-supervision.pdf

American Psychological Association. (2006). Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation of Programs in Professional Psychology (G&P). Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/ed/accreditation/about/policies/guiding-principles.pdf 

American Psychological Association, Board of Educational Affairs Task Force on Education and Training Guidelines for Psychological Assessment in Health Service Psychology. (2020). APA Guidelines for Education and Training in Psychological Assessment in Health Service Psychology. Retrieved from https://www. apa.org/about/policy/guidelines-assessment-health-service.pdf