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Nevada Certification Board (NCB)

The Nevada Certification Board (NCB) provides the state of Nevada with a community and behavioral health workforce that is well trained, educated, and skilled in providing appropriate services.

As an affiliate member board of the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC), NCB ensures the public’s safety, enhances public funds accountability, and provides practitioner benefits, by applying rigorous standards for the professional certification and renewal of community and behavioral health workers.

NCB Certifications

Certified Community Health Workers (CCHW)

CHWs help address some of the most pressing public health and healthcare needs, including improving service access to both primary care and behavioral health services throughout the State of Nevada.

Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS)

Prevention Specialists are individuals who help communities and individuals prevent issues in public health.

Doula Certification

A Doula is a non-medical trained professional who provides evidence-based education, emotional, practical, and physical support and guidance during pregnancy, labor/delivery, and postpartum period to birthing individuals and families.

Peer Recovery & Support Specialist Certification (PRSS)

Peers are individuals with lived experience in recovery from substance use, problem gambling, mental health, and/or other/co-occurring challenges.