Calendar of Events
The State of Indiana, Family & Social Services Administration – Division of Mental & Addiction, funds a number of training events designed to increase the number of credentialed problem gambling counselors in Indiana. There is no charge to Indiana residents who attend these workshops. Individuals seeking to expand their knowledge of problem gambling are also welcome to attend if space is available. You can call (317) 232-7891 for information about such training opportunities.
In 2007 the MidCentral Alliance on Problem Gambling was established. This organization brings together organizations from seven states to work collectively on the issue of problem gambling by sharing skills and resources. Each year in October and March, this organization hosts three day training events on problem gambling. These events are financially underwritten by the Indiana Division of Mental Health. Attendance is open to anyone who wishes to attend. There is no registration fee for attendees. Approximately 15 nationally approved CEUs are available at each event.
Member organizations include:
- Illinois Council on Problem Gambling
- Indiana Council on Problem Gambling
- Indiana Division of Mental Health & Addiction
- Indiana Prevention Resource Center
- Kentucky Council on Problem Gambling
- Michigan Association on Problem Gambling.com
- Northstar Alliance on Problem Gambling.org (Minnesota)
- Problem Gambling Network of Ohio
- Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling
- Gambling Recovery Ministries of the United Methodist Church
Other affiliates of the NCPG also hold events each year. Please follow the links below to these events.
Conferences and training events in other States
The National Council On Problem Gambling maintains a list of other training opportunities on its web site. http://ncpgambling.org/i4a/calendar/?pageid=3789&showTitle;=1.
The National Council on Problem Gambling holds an annual conference in June. The location of this conference moves each year as different State affiliates of the NCPG host the conference. Details about this conference are available at: http://www.ncpgambling.org/training-certification
Members of the NCPG receive a reduced conference registration fee. Joint ICPG/NCPG membership is available at a reduced cost. Please see the printable ICPG membership application located on this web site.
The National Center for Responsible Gaming, the Institute for Research on Gambling Disorders and the American Gaming Association (AGA) work together to develop programs that increase awareness about gambling disorders and promote responsible gaming. This organization holds a conference at Las Vegas each November. Details about this conference are available at: www.ncrg.org/public-education-and-outreach/conference.