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CLERGY/LAY MINISTER CERTIFICATION in Problem Gambling Prevention, Education, Awareness, and Spiritual Outreach Care

in Problem Gambling Prevention, Education, Awareness, and Spiritual Outreach Care

(required toward completion of Certification process)

Presented by the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board (IGCCB), all four required Curriculum Modules toward the new non-clinical Certification for Clergy and Lay Ministers will be given this September 2017 in Gary, Indiana.

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.

Modules 1, 2, 3 and 4 … Training Sessions September 2017

IGCCB Clergy/Lay Ministers Certification
MODULE 1: FRIDAY, September 8
MODULE 2: SATURDAY, September 9
MODULE 3: FRIDAY, September 15
MODULE 4: SATURDAY, September 16

ALL SESSIONS: Sign-In begins at 9:45 AM (Central Daylight Time)
Instruction Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Central Daylight Time)
Location: Gary Police Department Central Office
555 Polk Street, Gary, Indiana 46402

Registration is open. Register Please, indicate the Module(s) for which you are registering OR all Modules. 

  • Cost: The Trainings are FREE. Following the Trainings, there is an Administrative Fee of $50 payable to IGCCB for continued work toward Certification. Please note that the IGCCB has waived the $185 initial Certification Fee through June 30, 2018.
  • Meals: Lunches will be “working lunches” during class time. Lunches will be provided. We will have coffee and light refreshments available during morning and afternoon breaks.
  • Directions:
    • FROM Interstate I - 65: From I – 90 (Indiana Toll Road), take the Buchanan St. (South) Exit. Continue south to US 20. Turn left (east) onto US 20. Continue to Polk Street; turn right (south) onto Polk Street. Continue to 555 Polk Street. Free parking is on the right and located in the lot directly in front of the main entrance to the Police Department. Once you have entered the building, turn left; the Trainings will take place in the Conference Meeting Room on the first floor. If you have questions about directions, call the Department’s Front Desk at (219) 881-1214.
    • From I-94, take either Broadway OR Grant Streets to US 20, which is 5 th Avenue.

Class begins at 10:00 AM (Central Daylight Time)

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

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

For more information on this Certification or the Trainings:

E-mail Rev. Janet Jacobs at or call (812) 290-3022 or
Mr. Jeffrey Beck JD, ICGC-II at