Training

Professional Training on Problem Gambling

One of the most sought after services of the New York Council of Problem Gambling are our trainings. We utilize top notch training professionals to develop and deliver our educational programs and we are proud to be recognized as the leading experts on problem gambling in NYS.

Are you interested in becoming more knowledgeable about problem gambling? Has this issue been raised by your clients or students? Are your patrons struggling with this issue and you are not sure how to help?  The NYCPG Training Center has training available for various professionals including treatment providers, prevention providers, gaming industry employees, and more. Whether you are a guidance counselor at a high school, a counselor not yet specializing in gambling, or an employee at a casino who is beginning to feel the responsibility of looking out for problem gamblers in your place of employment, we have online and face-to-face trainings to meet your needs.

All NYCPG trainings satisfy the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS) requirements for Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) and Credentialed Prevention Provider (CPP) with gambling specialty designation clock hours. Our OASAS Education and Training Provider Certificate number is 0367. All NYCPG trainings have been approved by the National Council on Problem Gambling for Continuing Education Units. All NYCPG Training Institute faculty members are certified professionals with demonstrated expertise in their training area.

  • For Counselors

    Whether you or are an addictions counselor, a social worker or other clinician, being prepared to address problem gambling is important to your practice. Problem gambling affects spouses, children, family members and friends. Chances are one of your clients is dealing with this issue. To learn more, explore our options for online training in problem gambling.

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  • For Educators

    Understanding the risk factors, warning signs and potential consequences is valuable for anyone working in places such as schools, churches, youth and aging adult programs and other community based services. Explore our course options for more information.

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  • For Gaming Facility Employees

    Corporate responsibility is necessary in all businesses but particularly in the gaming business, where it is inevitable that some patrons will develop a problem with gambling. To learn more about how you can recognize the warning signs and what you can do to keep your patrons and your business safe check out our free online course or call us to discuss training options onsite at your facility.

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