Welcome to the new Executive Director
We are very pleased to announce that Karen Barsell, LISW has
accepted the position of Executive Director for the State of Nevada, Board of
Examiners for Social Workers.
Ms. Barsell has served most recently as the CEO and President
of the United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra. Throughout her career, Karen has been
instrumental in administering community impact initiatives throughout the Northern
Nevada region. Karen has been a licensed
social worker since 1990 and became a LISW in 1994. She brings vast experience in agency
leadership, legislative involvement and partnering with the community.
Sandy Lowery, LCSW, LCADC, who has been the Interim Executive
Director, will be the Deputy Executive Director.
Please join the Board and staff in wishing Karen the
greatest success in her new role.
Changes to NAC 641B
On February 27, 2018 the Legislative Commission approved our proposed changes to NAC 641B. These changes will go into effect in stages. Please see attached document that detail the implementation.
Internship Program Documents
- Board has updated the information for post-graduate Clinical / Independent Internships including site and supervisor lists and applications.
Continuing Education Programs
Changes in Suicide Prevention CEUs