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Professional Education

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.

Professionals can earn CEU hours approved by the Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors, and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Click HERE to see archived information and presentations from our previous conferences.  Our next event will be held in 2022.  Watch for updates in January!


Problem Gambling Intern Readiness Course -FREE**

Interested in becoming a Nevada Certified Problem Gambling Counselor?

The Problem Gambling Intern Readiness learning series is a 30-hour self-paced course, consisting of five modules designed specifically for individuals who are seeking to learn about problem gambling disorder and treatment. Successful completion of this learning series will satisfy the Nevada State Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors requirement for Certified Problem Gambling Intern application.

Click HERE for more information or to register for the course.

**For a limited time, the course fee is being sponsored by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Bureau of Behavioral Health Wellness and Prevention | Problem Gambling until Dec 31, 2021.

Information on requirements and application process to become a Certified Problem Gambling Counselor is available from the Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors.