May
3
Sep 15

SAVE THE DATE: PROBLEM GAMBLING AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM - SEPT. 15

A workshop titled Problem Gambling and the Criminal Justice System: Implications for Criminal Justice Forensic, Mental Health and Legal Professionals will take place on Sept. 15 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Mall of America. The workshop is sponsored by the Northstar Problem Gambling Alliance and American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies. Watch for more information and online registration soon. 

Additional program information and online registration will be posted on NorthstarProblemGambling.org in the coming months.

Save the Date: 2017 Annual OPEC Conference – June 26-28
Jun
26
Jun 28

Save the Date: 2017 Annual OPEC Conference – June 26-28

The annual Ohio Promoting Wellness and Recovery (OPEC) conference will be held June 26-28 at Miami University in Oxford. More information, including how to register, will be available in coming months. Visit http://opecconference.com to learn more about the conference.

Webinar: Gambling Problems Among Individuals with Serious Mental Illness
Jun
30
12:00 pm12:00

Webinar: Gambling Problems Among Individuals with Serious Mental Illness

Webinar: Gambling Problems Among Individuals with Serious Mental Illness

June 30, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Learning Objectives: Attendees should be able to:

  • Identify the impact of gambling among individuals diagnosed with serious mental illness.
  • Identify at least three common perceived benefits of gambling for individuals with serious mental illness.
  • Identify treatment approaches to address gambling problems among those with serious mental illness.
Addiction Studies Institute 2017
Aug
2
Aug 4

Addiction Studies Institute 2017

AUGUST 2-4, 2017
GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER | COLUMBUS, OH

The largest midwest conference of its kind providing an array of dynamic educational sessions for the chemical dependency counselor, social worker, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, prevention specialist, nurse, psychologist, physician, other healthcare specialists, criminal justice professional, clergy, and educator. While you refresh and recharge:

• Earn up to 20.75 continuing education units and/or academic credit
• Hear 2 dynamic national keynote speakers
• Select from over 60+ concurrent sessions
• Visit the exhibit area
• Attend sessions designed for the clinician
• Cost–effective registration fee and lodging
• Network and reconnect with colleagues

For more comprehensive information go to our website: addictionstudiesinstitute.com or call: 614.273.1400

2017 Rally for Recovery!
Sep
29
11:00 am11:00

2017 Rally for Recovery!

  • Ohio Statehouse

The 2017 Rally for Recovery is quickly approaching! This year, the Rally will be held on September 29, 2017 on the West Plaza at the Ohio State House from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. We will be advocating for individuals in recovery by meeting with local legislators to discuss important issues related to recovery, in addition to fellowship, fun, speakers, exhibits, and other activities! Mark your calendars, and send any questions to cgifford@oca-ohio.org.


Jun
21
Jun 23

14th Annual Midwest Conference on Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse

  • Hilton Kansas City Airport

14th Annual Midwest Conference on Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse

June 21-23, 2017
Hilton Kansas City Airport, 8801 N.W. 112th, St. Kansas City, Mo. 64153

The theme for the 14th Annual Midwest Conference on Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse is “Evolution through Innovation.”

The conference will start at 8:00 a.m. for registration on June 21, 2017 and conclude at 12:00 p.m. on June 23, 2017.  There will be an optional Ethics training on that Friday from 12:30-3:30 p.m.

More 2017 Midwest Conference on Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse information will be posted here.

Conference questions should be directed to Connor Stieferman at (573) 526-7467, or Connor.Stieferman@molottery.com.

Webinar: Brief Introduction to Disordered Gambling
Jun
16
10:30 am10:30

Webinar: Brief Introduction to Disordered Gambling

This training will provide an overview of gambling definitions, current statistics and trends in gambling behavior and co-morbidities of gambling disorder with substance use and mental illness.

The training is webinar-based, and there is no cost to attend. 

 Brief Introduction to Disordered Gambling
June 22nd, 12 - 1 pm

1 credit of continuing education through the Ohio Counselor, Social Work and Marriage Family Therapist Board, the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board and the National Council on Problem Gambling. 

We also offer home study recorded webinars on our website. Our library of webinars is located on our website.  

Using SBIRT for Problem Gambling in the Military
Jun
15
3:00 pm15:00

Using SBIRT for Problem Gambling in the Military

Using SBIRT for Problem Gambling in the Military

Thursday, June 15, 2017
3-4:30 pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

Description: This free webinar will provide an overview of SBIRT and how it is used. In addition, the incidence of Problem Gambling (PG) in military/veteran populations will be noted. How SBIRT can be successfully used in treatment addressing problem gambling in military/veteran settings will be focused on. Furthermore, PG as a Co-occurring Disorder will be covered.

Presented by: Larry Ashley Ed.S, LPC, LMSW

Problem Gambling Ethics & Advanced CBT Trainings
May
31
Jun 1

Problem Gambling Ethics & Advanced CBT Trainings

  • Bloomington, IN

May 31st and June 1st, 2017 Bloomington, Indiana
9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily

The Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness programs is offering a two day training for counselors and therapist working or interested in working in the field of problem gambling.  This training will improve your knowledge about problem gambling and treatment interventions.  Day One: Problem Gambling and Ethics in the Digital Age Therapy and communication are rapidly evolving as we continue to expand our digital worlds. Clients and therapists are immersed in a digital age where many ethical issues present challenges. This 6 hour workshop will help clinicians explore the relationship between technology and therapy while identifying ethical complexities that may arise as we move forward in the digital age. Special attention will be given to working with Gambling Disorder.  

Objectives:

  • Discuss the role of technology and electronic communication in therapy
  • Describe the ethical complexities regarding technology and electronic communication in therapy
  • Identify the key elements of a digital media policy  

Register: http://www.ipgap.indiana.edu/training/

Day Two: Advanced Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Gambling Disorder

This 6 hour workshop will provide attendees with advanced knowledge about how to adapt a Cognitive Behavioral Model (CBT) for the treatment of Gambling Disorder. Throughout the course of the day, participants can expect to learn how to identify and treat many common cognitive distortions and mind games associated with Disordered Gambling.  

Objectives:

  • Accurately assess Gambling Disorder
  • Understand a CBT protocol to work with Gambling Disorder
  • Learn to identify and treat common cognitive distortions  

Register: http://www.ipgap.indiana.edu/training/

Who should attend? This training is an opportunity for those who are addiction or mental health counselors, as well as social workers to learn more about treating problem gamblers. You must register for each day you want to attend separately. To register go to:http://www.ipgap.indiana.edu/training/

Location: Monroe County Convention Center, Bloomington, IN

Training is FREE! Lunch is provided each day! For more information contact: desiree@indiana.edu

About the Trainer

Robby is an experienced LCSW that has served in several different roles for Morneau Shepell.  As a clinical associate, Robby worked as part of the Call 2 Change team providing counseling services to compulsive gamblers.  Robby also conducted assessments, referral services, and other case management functions for several different state funded problem gambling helplines.  As a clinical trainer, Robby provides training programs for clinicians to treat compulsive gambling disorder in Illinois and North Carolina.  Robby also collaborates with the Mississippi Council of Problem and Compulsive Gambling and the Mississippi Gaming Commission to educate casino staff across the state of Mississippi by providing Responsible Gaming training. Prior to BDA | MS,

Robby interned & worked as a Crisis Clinician at South Shore Mental Health in Quincy, Massachusetts.  He also interned as a clinician and case manager at Volunteers of America in Boston, Massachusetts.  Robby has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of North Texas and a Master’s degree in Social Work with a Mental Health concentration from Boston College."

Gambling Supervision Conference Call
May
26
12:00 pm12:00

Gambling Supervision Conference Call

The Gambling Supervision conference calls are open to clinicians in Ohio who have attended a minimum of 24 hours of gambling specific education and are currently working with disordered gamblers. These conference calls will count toward the required supervision hours needed for the National Gambling Credential.  

Once you register for the call, you will receive an email with the conference call phone number and instructions.  You will be required to sign up each month for the calls.   

Register Here

For questions, please contact Colleen Fitzgibbons, 216.431.4131 ext. 1123 or cfitzgibbons@recres.org.

Advanced Disordered Gambling Training. Adult ADHD and Problem Gambling: A Hidden Disorder
May
24
8:00 am08:00

Advanced Disordered Gambling Training. Adult ADHD and Problem Gambling: A Hidden Disorder

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

Recovery Resources - 4th Floor Conference Room 
4269 Pearl Rd.  
Cleveland, OH 44109

Join us for an Advanced Disordered Gambling Training as we welcome Dr. Rory Reid form the UCLA Gambling Studies Program. Breakfast and lunch will be provided and space is limited so reserve your spot today!

Research indicates a disproportionate number of problem gamblers also meet diagnostic criteria for adult ADHD. There are unique aspects of this comorbidity that can be challenging for behavioral health providers. In this presentation, Dr. Reid will discuss assessment and differential diagnostic issues for ADHD, vulnerability factors, treatment, and how aspects of mindfulness can help attenuate both ADHD and gambling problems. The latest findings from the scientific literature about ADHD and neuroscience will also be addressed. Finally, Dr. Reid will offer pragmatic solutions and empirically supported interventions for problem gamblers with ADHD. Sign-In and breakfast will begin at 8:30am and the training will begin promptly at 9:00am

Click on the link below to register!

Register Now!

Prevention Ethics
May
12
9:00 am09:00

Prevention Ethics

  • Boathouse at Confluence Park

To apply for the Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist (OCPS), you must have 6 clock hours in ethics. To renew your OCPS you must have 3 clock hours of ethics. The following training is approved for clock hours to meet your training requirements. 

May 12, 2017

Ohio's Code of Ethics for Prevention Professionals

Location: Boathouse 679 W Spring St, Confluence Park, Columbus, OH

For more information: http://events.eventzilla.net/e/2017-ohios-code-of-ethics-for-prevention-professionals-2138887294

Scholarships will only be provided for the ADAPAO Conference, Prevention Ethics, and OPEC. For more information on scholarships please visit: http://pfs.ohio.gov/Scholarships.

For questions or more information, please contact Christi Valentini-Lackner at Christi.ocam@gmail.com

This information is provided by the Ohio Coaching & Mentoring Network as part of the Ohio SPF-PFS project.

May
3
10:30 am10:30

SAVE THE DATE: MINNESOTA CONFERENCE ON PROBLEM GAMBLING - MARCH 8-9, 2018

Mark your calendars for next year's Minnesota Conference on Problem Gambling. The premier meeting for problem gambling issues in Minnesota will take place March 8-9. If you would like to be involved in shaping the direction of the 2018 conference, emailcp@northstarproblemgambling.org to volunteer for the planning committee. 

Additional program information and online registration will be posted on NorthstarProblemGambling.org in the coming months.

Advanced Gambling Course Schedule
May
3
10:00 am10:00

Advanced Gambling Course Schedule

Bellevue University in partnership with the Nebraska Council on Compulsive Gambling (NCCG) provides advanced courses in disordered gambling to expand current clinical counselors’ licensure to serve gambling disorder clients. These advanced courses are to be taken after a clinical counselor has served clients in a licensed capacity for some time. Though Bellevue University is a NAADAC Approved Education Provider (#110560), it is important that you check with your state licensure or certification board to see if these online offerings will be accepted toward gambling continuing education/licensure.

Please view our Course Schedule for available dates and locations.

Gambling Supervision Conference Call
Apr
28
12:00 pm12:00

Gambling Supervision Conference Call

The Gambling Supervision conference calls are open to clinicians in Ohio who have attended a minimum of 24 hours of gambling specific education and are currently working with disordered gamblers. These conference calls will count toward the required supervision hours needed for the National Gambling Credential.  

Once you register for the call, you will receive an email with the conference call phone number and instructions.  You will be required to sign up each month for the calls.   

Register Here

For questions, please contact Colleen Fitzgibbons, 216.431.4131 ext. 1123 or cfitzgibbons@recres.org.

Webinar: What Does Recovery Look Like for an Individual with Gambling Disorder
Apr
26
1:30 pm13:30

Webinar: What Does Recovery Look Like for an Individual with Gambling Disorder

Webinar: What Does Recovery Look Like for an Individual with Gambling Disorder  

April 28, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Learning Objectives: Attendees should be able to:

  • Define and differentiate between a recovery promotion and relapse prevention perspective.
  • Present an empowerment model that supports client goals and multiple pathways to recovery.
  • Discuss systems and personal change needed for transformation at all levels to a recovery oriented system of care.
2017 Cuyahoga Problem Gambling Symposium
Apr
26
12:00 pm12:00

2017 Cuyahoga Problem Gambling Symposium

Friday, June 30, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

The Cuyahoga Problem Gambling Coalition is proud to host our third annual Cuyahoga Problem Gambling Symposium: Advancing Awareness, Prevention & Treatment in Our Community.

The conference begins promptly at 9:00 am, registration begins at 8:00 am. 

A total of 5.5 continuing education hours will be available for social workers, counselors, marriage family therapists, chemical dependency professionals and nationally certified gambling counselors.

If you are new to the issue of problem gambling, or a seasoned professional, there will be opportunities at the symposium for you!

Register Now!  

Holiday Inn Cleveland South - Independence
6001 Rockside Rd
Independence, OH 44131

Ashley Hartman
Recovery Resources

ahartman@recres.org

216-431-4131 ext. 1108


 
Online Registration for 31st National Conference is OPEN!
Apr
10
6:00 pm18:00

Online Registration for 31st National Conference is OPEN!

Online registration for NCPG's 2017 National Conference is now open! Click here to register. 

Co-hosted by the Oregon Council on Problem Gambling, the 31st National Conference on Problem Gambling  will take place in Portland, Oregon this July. The theme for this year is Listening, Learning, Leading.  

Join us for Networking, Professional Development and Continuing Education – earn up to 30 CEUs in 4 days!  

Pre-Conference workshops will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, July 19-20 with Main Conference sessions on Friday and Saturday, July 21-22 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland. Discounted hotel reservations can be made until our room block is full or Saturday, June 24th, at the latest. 

Choose from more than 100 Presenters featured in four Tracks – Treatment, Prevention, Responsible Gaming and Regulation, and Community and Recovery. Listen and Learn so that you can continue to Lead others in offering programs and services to help those experiencing gambling problems.

Apr
3
2:30 pm14:30

Free Basic Disordered Gambling Classes Online!

Bellevue University has teamed up with the Nebraska Council on Problem Gambling to develop this self-paced, online CEU offering.

Upcoming Classes - April:

April 3: Basic Disordered Gambling for Judges, Attorneys & Probation Officers, 14 day online course, FREE! Course #LCCG_0110.  

April 3: Basic Disordered Gambling for Clergy, 14 day online course, FREE! Course #LCCG_0100.  

April 24: Basic Disordered Gambling for Judges, Attorneys & Probation Officers, 14 day online course, FREE! Course #LCCG_0110.  

April 24: Basic Disordered Gambling for Clergy, 14 day online course, FREE! Course #LCCG_0100.  

Although the classes are designed for the above professions, anyone who wants more knowledge is able to take them!  

The next 60-hour course offering starts May 15th. 

For more information on the courses available to you and a detailed class schedule please go to www.nebraskacouncil.com.

To register for these classes and for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Education, please visit www.bellevue.edu/degrees/continuing-education/continuing-professional-education, or call 402.554.7812.

All classes approved by NAADAC and The National Council on Problem Gambling

E-Sports? Fantasy Sports? Gaming and the Brain? How Much do you Know?
Mar
29
Mar 30

E-Sports? Fantasy Sports? Gaming and the Brain? How Much do you Know?

  • NCAA Hall of Champions

The Indiana Council on Problem Gambling and the Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Program Present the Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Month Training Event 

E-Sports? Fantasy Sports? Gaming and the Brain? How much do you know? Come to this two day training in Indianapolis to learn more!

 To register for the training, please go to: http://www.ipgap.indiana.edu/training/

This training event is designed for prevention professionals, treatment providers, social workers, school personnel and anyone wanting to learn more about these emerging topics.

Training Includes: 

  • The Reality on Fantasy Sports: What We Need to Know in 2017
  •  E-Sports: Trends & Concerns
  • Neuroscience Research and Process Addiction: How Our Brains React to Technology: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly.
  • Family Therapy with Gamblers and Gamers
  • Harm Reduction for Process Addiction. Does it work and What Does it Mean for Engagement and Retention?

Also Included: Short discussions on innovation and programs in Indiana!  

Gambling Supervision Conference Call
Mar
24
12:00 pm12:00

Gambling Supervision Conference Call

The Gambling Supervision conference calls are open to clinicians in Ohio who have attended a minimum of 24 hours of gambling specific education and are currently working with disordered gamblers. These conference calls will count toward the required supervision hours needed for the National Gambling Credential.  

Once you register for the call, you will receive an email with the conference call phone number and instructions.  You will be required to sign up each month for the calls.   

Register Here

For questions, please contact Colleen Fitzgibbons, 216.431.4131 ext. 1123 or cfitzgibbons@recres.org.

Mar
22
11:00 am11:00

Free Basic Disordered Gambling Classes

Bellevue University has teamed up with the Nebraska Council on Problem Gambling to develop this self-paced, online CEU offering.

 Upcoming Classes - March:

March 13: Basic Disordered Gambling for Judges, Attorneys & Probation Officers, 14 day online course, FREE! Course #LCCG_0110.  

March 13: Basic Disordered Gambling for Clergy, 14 day online course, FREE! Course #LCCG_0100.  

Although the classes are designed for the above professions, anyone who wants more knowledge is able to take them!  

The next 60-hour course offering starts April 3rd.

For more information on the courses available to you and a detailed class schedule please go to www.nebraskacouncil.com

To register for these classes and for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Education, please visit www.bellevue.edu/degrees/continuing-education/continuing-professional-education, or call (402)554-7812.

All classes approved by NAADAC and The National Council on Problem Gambling

Mar
22
11:00 am11:00

Advanced Disordered Gambling Trainings

OhioMHAS, in partnership with Ohio for Responsible Gambling, is pleased to announce that Dr. David Ledgerwood from Wayne State University will lead a pair of upcoming Advanced Disordered Gambling Trainings in Cleveland and Columbus. 

The trainings will provide six (6) CEU's for social workers, counselors, and gambling counselors as well as 6 RCH's for chemical dependency counselors. Prerequisite: Stages 1 and 2 or approved gambling counseling training.

Cost is $25, and breakfast and lunch are included.

Upon completing the training, participants will be aware of recent research on factors that influence the effectiveness of problem gambling treatment; will understand how co-occurring disorders, trauma, impulsivity and reward processing deficits negatively impact gambling treatment success, and will be able to incorporate treatment strategies that stress therapeutic alliances, as well as approaches that minimize the impact of psychopathology on treatment failure.

April 6 – Cleveland | Recovery Resources, 4269 Pearl Road
Register here

April 7 – Columbus | Ohio Department of Natural Resources, 2045 Morse Rd. Building E, East Conference Room
Register here

Webinar: Beyond PGAM: Public Awareness and Advocacy Throughout the Year
Mar
21
1:00 pm13:00

Webinar: Beyond PGAM: Public Awareness and Advocacy Throughout the Year

Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) is going to wind down at the end of the month and NCPG would like to talk about what that means for those of us who are working to find solutions for problem gambling. It is beneficial to focus on the challenges problem gambling during a specific time of year. But it is also essential that we raise awareness and advocate for people struggling with gambling addiction throughout the entire year. In this webinar, Keith will discuss ways to keep the spirit of PGAM going, long after March has come to a close.

Our monthly webinars have received great feedback and we are excited to continue this series. While the webinars remain FREE for members, they are now open to non-members for the price of $59 per webinar.

Want to participate in these webinars for free? 

Become a joint PGNO/NCPG member and enjoy these webinars and many other useful benefits.

Ohio Problem Gambling Conference
Mar
2
Mar 3

Ohio Problem Gambling Conference

  • Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center

Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the 2017 Ohio Problem Gambling Conference, which will be held March 2-3, 2017 at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center.

The cost to attend both days is only $100 or $50 for single day attendance. Partial conference options and Prevention and Treatment Ethics sessions are also available. Conference registration includes nationally recognized speakers, meals, CEUs, and opportunities to network with Ohio's leaders in the Problem Gambling Services field.

To participate in this amazing learning and networking opportunity or further information on the conference agenda, visit Ohio Problem Gambling Conference.

For additional information about the conference, contact Program Manager, Krysta Bennett or Special Events Coordinator, Megan Ruetsch at 614.540.9985.

Gambling Supervision Conference Call
Feb
24
12:00 pm12:00

Gambling Supervision Conference Call

The Gambling Supervision conference calls are open to clinicians in Ohio who have attended a minimum of 24 hours of gambling specific education and are currently working with disordered gamblers. These conference calls will count toward the required supervision hours needed for the National Gambling Credential.  

Once you register for the call, you will receive an email with the conference call phone number and instructions.  You will be required to sign up each month for the calls.   

Register Here

For questions, please contact Colleen Fitzgibbons, 216.431.4131 ext. 1123 or cfitzgibbons@recres.org.

Gambling Supervision Call
Jan
27
12:00 pm12:00

Gambling Supervision Call

The Gambling Supervision conference calls are open to clinicians in Ohio who have attended a minimum of 24 hours of gambling specific education and are currently working with disordered gamblers. These conference calls will count toward the required supervision hours needed for the National Gambling Credential.  

Once you register for the call, you will receive an email with the conference call phone number and instructions.  You will be required to sign up each month for the calls.   

Register Here

For questions, please contact Colleen Fitzgibbons, 216.431.4131 ext. 1123 or cfitzgibbons@recres.org.

Clergy/Lay Minister Certification - Module 4
Nov
12
9:00 am09:00

Clergy/Lay Minister Certification - Module 4

  • Plainfield Christian Church

INTERNATIONAL GAMBLING COUNSELOR CERTIFICATION BOARD is offering the CLERGY/LAY MINISTER CERTIFICATION in Problem Gambling Prevention, Education, Awareness, andSpiritual Outreach Care

The FOUR MODULE TRAININGS (required toward completion of Certification process) is Presented by the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board (IGCCB). All four Curriculum Modules may go toward the new non-clinical Certification for Clergy and Lay Ministers. 

For those of you who need to pick up Modules for completing all four Modules, this is an opportunity to do so.  For those of you who have completed all four Modules, please, feel welcome to share this information to others who would be interested in attaining National/International Certification. 

Session Details: 

  • Sign-In begins at 9:00 AM
  • Instruction Time:  9:25 AM -  4:00 PM
  • Location:  PLAINFIELD CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 800 Dan Jones Rd., Plainfield, Indiana 46168

To Register, contact Rev. Janet Jacobs at jjacobs@grmumc.org. Please indicate the Module(s) for which you are registering OR all Modules. 

Meals: Lunches will be “working lunches” and catered on site. Coffee and light refreshments will be available during “Sign-In” time.

Parking: Park and enter by DOOR 3. 
Room: Classroom A239 (take stairway to second floor or use the elevator).   

The Clergy/Lay Ministers Certification is a Program of the International Gambling Counselors Certification Board.  This is a National / International Certification. 

The Four Modules total twenty-four classroom hours and 24 CEUs from IGCCB.

For more information on this Certification or the Trainings:
E-mail Rev. Janet Jacobs atjjacobs@grmumc.org  or call (812) 290-3022 or Mr. Jeffrey Beck JD, ICGC-II at jbeck@psych.umaryland.edu

Clergy/Lay Minister Certification - Module 3
Nov
11
9:00 am09:00

Clergy/Lay Minister Certification - Module 3

  • Plainfield Christian Church

INTERNATIONAL GAMBLING COUNSELOR CERTIFICATION BOARD is offering the CLERGY/LAY MINISTER CERTIFICATION in Problem Gambling Prevention, Education, Awareness, andSpiritual Outreach Care

The FOUR MODULE TRAININGS (required toward completion of Certification process) is Presented by the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board (IGCCB). All four Curriculum Modules may go toward the new non-clinical Certification for Clergy and Lay Ministers. 

For those of you who need to pick up Modules for completing all four Modules, this is an opportunity to do so.  For those of you who have completed all four Modules, please, feel welcome to share this information to others who would be interested in attaining National/International Certification. 

  • MODULE 3:  FRIDAY, November 11
  • MODULE 4:  SATURDAY, November 12

ALL SESSIONS: 

  • Sign-In begins at 9:00 AM
  • Instruction Time:  9:25 AM -  4:00 PM
  • Location:  PLAINFIELD CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 800 Dan Jones Rd., Plainfield, Indiana 46168

To Register, contact Rev. Janet Jacobs at jjacobs@grmumc.org. Please indicate the Module(s) for which you are registering OR all Modules. 

Meals: Lunches will be “working lunches” and catered on site. Coffee and light refreshments will be available during “Sign-In” time.

Parking: Park and enter by DOOR 3. 
Room: Classroom A239 (take stairway to second floor or use the elevator).   

The Clergy/Lay Ministers Certification is a Program of the International Gambling Counselors Certification Board.  This is a National / International Certification. 

The Four Modules total twenty-four classroom hours and 24 CEUs from IGCCB.

For more information on this Certification or the Trainings:
E-mail Rev. Janet Jacobs atjjacobs@grmumc.org  or call (812) 290-3022 or Mr. Jeffrey Beck JD, ICGC-II at jbeck@psych.umaryland.edu

Clergy/Lay Minister Certification: Module 1
Nov
4
9:00 am09:00

Clergy/Lay Minister Certification: Module 1

  • Plainfield Christian Church

INTERNATIONAL GAMBLING COUNSELOR CERTIFICATION BOARD is offering the CLERGY/LAY MINISTER CERTIFICATION in Problem Gambling Prevention, Education, Awareness, andSpiritual Outreach Care

The FOUR MODULE TRAININGS (required toward completion of Certification process) is Presented by the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board (IGCCB). All four Curriculum Modules may go toward the new non-clinical Certification for Clergy and Lay Ministers. 

For those of you who need to pick up Modules for completing all four Modules, this is an opportunity to do so.  For those of you who have completed all four Modules, please, feel welcome to share this information to others who would be interested in attaining National/International Certification. 

  • MODULE 1:  FRIDAY, November 4
  • MODULE 2:  SATURDAY, November 5
  • MODULE 3:  FRIDAY, November 11
  • MODULE 4:  SATURDAY, November 12

ALL SESSIONS: 

  • Sign-In begins at 9:00 AM
  • Instruction Time:  9:25 AM -  4:00 PM
  • Location:  PLAINFIELD CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 800 Dan Jones Rd., Plainfield, Indiana 46168

To Register, contact Rev. Janet Jacobs at jjacobs@grmumc.org. Please indicate the Module(s) for which you are registering OR all Modules. 

Meals: Lunches will be “working lunches” and catered on site. Coffee and light refreshments will be available during “Sign-In” time.

Parking: Park and enter by DOOR 3. 
Room: 
Classroom A239 (take stairway to second floor or use the elevator).   

The Clergy/Lay Ministers Certification is a Program of the International Gambling Counselors Certification Board.  This is a National / International Certification. 

The Four Modules total twenty-four classroom hours and 24 CEUs from IGCCB.

For more information on this Certification or the Trainings:
E-mail Rev. Janet Jacobs atjjacobs@grmumc.org  or call (812) 290-3022 or Mr. Jeffrey Beck JD, ICGC-II at jbeck@psych.umaryland.edu

Nov
1
8:15 am08:15

Problem Gambling: It's Preventable, Identifiable, and Treatable

  • Top of the Market Banquet Facility

A Free Fact-Filled Day
Professionals and the general public are invited to learn from three national experts in the field of problem gambling treatment and research. They will discuss how to prevent problem gambling as well as the motivations, trends, treatment and support options available to problem gamblers.

Speakers Include:

  • Stacey Frohnapfel-Hasson, Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Helen Jones-Kelley, Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services
  • Derek Longmeier, Problem Gambling Network of Ohio
  • Dr. Heather Chapman, Cleveland VA Medical Center
  • Michael Buzzelli, Recovery Resources
  • Tristyn Eppley, Envision Partnerships
  • Tristan Hall, Drug Free Action Alliance
  • Melissa Kaetzel-Cole, Clermont Recovery Center

Cost: Free - breakfast, lunch and CEUs included

To Register, visit  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/problem-gambling-itspreventable-identifiable-and-treatable-tickets-27469672530