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Wisconsin 19th Annual Problem Gambling Statewide Conference

"Celebrating 25 Years of Hope, Change, and Recovery"

The Milwaukee Marriott West, Waukesha, WI March 15-16, 2018

(Pre-Conference on March 14)

National and State Presenters from the Gambling, Substance Abuse, and Mental Health fields will provide presentations on co-occurring disorders, wellness, high risk groups, financial issues and treatment options as well as other related topics.

Special entertainment following the Awards Banquet qualifies for 0.50 CEU hours.

Ethics Training - 4 CEUs                                Clinical Supervision Track -  6 CEUs

View the Conference Brochure Here

Online Registration

View the Presenters' Biographies here!

 Who Should Attend? 

  • Persons involved in problem gambling research, treatment and/or prevention
  • Criminal Justice Personnel
  • Employee Assistance Personnel
  • Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers and Addiction Counselors
  • Human Resource Personnel
  • Elected and Non-Elected Tribal Officials
  • Elected State and Municipal Officials
  • Gaming Industry Personnel
  • Educators and Students
  • Clergy
  • Problem/Compulsive Gamblers
  • Friends and Family Members of Problem/Compulsive Gamblers


A limited number of scholarships are available, including the newly formed Susan Hengst Scholarship for recovering gamblers and the Richard Stanchfield Scholarship. The deadline for scholarship applications is February 26, 2018. Scholarship applications are available on our website.

 Click here for an Online Scholarship application

 Exhibitor Information:

Individuals and organizations wishing to give their organization additional visibility within the problem gambling field may register as exhibitors. The deadline for registration is February 26, 2018. The cost for one table is $175, which includes registration for one person to accompany your booth, and take part in  conference workshops and meals during the event. 

 Click here for an online Exhibitor application


A limited number of rooms are available on a first-come/first-serve basis. Reservations should be made prior to   Friday, February 26th, 2018 to be eligible for the conference rate of $102.00 (plus tax) per night. There is no guarantee if made after February 26th. To reserve your room, call the Milwaukee Marriott West at 800-228-9290 and refer to the 19th Annual Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling Statewide Conference. All reservations must be guaranteed by credit card or advance deposit. The Milwaukee Marriott West is located at W231N1600 Corporate Ct., Waukesha, WI 53186Complete directions will be mailed with confirmation.

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