Applied Behavior Analysis


Aging and Disability Services Division Administrative Office

3416 Goni Road, Suite D-132
Carson City, NV 89706
(775) 687-4210

Mission Statement

The Aging and Disability Services Division, under authority of NRS 437, will operate the Board of Applied Behavior Analysis effective January 1, 2019. This board was the result of Senate Bill 286 that was introduced in the 79th Legislative Session. The Board may not be formally appointed until January 1, 2019; however, persons interested in serving, may apply early. The online application is available on this website.
The Governor shall appoint to the Board four voting members who are behavior analysts licensed in this State, and one voting member who is a representative of the general public who is interested in the practice of applied behavior analysis. This member must not be a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst, an applicant or a former applicant for licensure as a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst, a member of a health profession, the spouse or the parent or child, by blood, marriage or adoption, of a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst, or a member of a household that includes a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst.

After the initial term, the Governor shall appoint each member of the Board to a term of 4 years. No member of the Board may serve more than two consecutive terms.

The Board may make and promulgate rules and regulations not inconsistent with the provisions NRS 437 governing its procedure, the examination and licensure, certification or registration of applicants, the granting, refusal, revocation or suspension of licenses, certificates or registrations and the practice of applied behavior analysis.
The Aging and Disability Services Division will be responsible for examination; licensure, certification and registration; investigations; collection of fees of behavior analysts, assistant behavioral analysts, registered behavior technicians, and state certified behavior interventionists.