Nevada Witnesses and Evidence

Sec. § 49.290
Counselor and pupil.


As used in this section, “counselor” means a person who is regularly employed by a public or private school in this State as a counselor, psychologist or psychological examiner for the purpose of counseling pupils, and who holds a valid certificate issued by the Superintendent of Public Instruction authorizing the holder to engage in pupil counseling.


Except for communications relating to any criminal offense the punishment for which is death or life imprisonment, communications by a pupil to a counselor in the course of counseling or psychological examination are privileged communications, and a counselor shall not, without the consent of the pupil, be examined as a witness concerning any such communication in any civil or criminal action to which such pupil is a party.

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