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Professional Education

As an advocate for quality treatment of problem gambling, the Nevada Council provides information on available training opportunities for Certified Problem Gambling Counselors* and other professionals seeking continuing education on problem gambling issues.

We encourage all mental health and social service providers to learn about problem gambling and resources to support prevention, early intervention and treatment referral.

CLICK HERE to visit our Calendar of Events and check out upcoming awareness & education opportunities!

Annual Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling

The Nevada Council on Problem Gambling proudly hosts this statewide event to bring together interested stakeholders who share concern about this significant community health issue.  Our goal is to increase awareness, enhance professional knowledge and skills, and empower our communities to help reduce the impact of problem gambling through Prevention, Education, Treatment, Research, Recovery and Public Policy.

The Council is currently accepting presentation submissions for our 2018 conference program.  Deadline: Jan. 15, 2018.  Click HERE to access our online submission form.

The 2017webpage slider2a Conference provided 12 CEU’s and networking opportunities for 250 mental health/addiction and other Nevada professionals!  Browse the content of the excellent education presentations that covered a wide range of topics related to problem gambling and addiction. 

Integrating Problem Gambling Screening, Assessment & Treatment in a Primary Care Setting
Problematic Gambling in a Collegiate Setting
Recovery Support for Special Populations
Health Profiles of Problem Gamblers in Treatment
Hungry for Happiness
Video Gaming Addiction
ADHD and Problem Gambling
Understanding & Treating Trauma
Daily Fantasy Sports – College Survey
Problem Gambling Services in NV
Marijuana & Gambling Disorder – What’s Lying in the Weeds?

CLICK HERE to check out our STUPENDOUS SPONSORS who make this event possible!!

Interested in becoming a Nevada Certified Problem Gambling Counselor?

Information on requirements and application process is available from the Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors.