The Problem Gambling Network (PGNO), with support from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services is offering four days of training to meet the requirements for the IGCCB Clery/Lay Minister Certification: Gambling Addiction Prevention, Education, Awareness and Spiritual Outreach Care.
Presented by the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board (IGCCB), this certification provices a process for recognizing and certifying clergy and other faith-based workers who are proficient in gambling addiction prevention education, awareness, supportive outreach, and non-clinical care.
With specialized training, knowledgeable clergy/lay ministers can offer guidance, educational materials, support, hope, spiritual care, and help lead people to certified gambling counselors and recovery support groups. The training consists of four modules, which will be held on the following dates:
Module 1: November 30, 2018
Module 2: December 1, 2018
Module 3: December 7, 2018
Module 4: December 8, 2018
Attendees must complete all four modules of the training in order to be eligible for certification.
Cost: The training is free. Following the trainings, there is an administration fee of $50 payable to IGCCB for continued work toward certification. Please note: IGCCB has waived the initial certification fee until further notice.