Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS)

What is a Certified Prevention Specialist?

A certified prevention specialist (PS) ensures that prevention programs and their funders are delivering on their mission of ensuring public safety and well-being and must demonstrate a thorough understanding of prevention and the latest evidence-based practices for the prevention of substance misuse and substance use disorders.

For additional details, requirements for education and experience, applications, and a list of frequently asked questions, see dev.nevadacertboard.org or contact Natalie Powell, npowell@casat.org.

For reciprocity, please check out the IC&RC Reciprocity tab.


  • The cost for initial certification is $255 ($250 if paid by check)