Training & Research

Training Calendar

We believe it’s crucial to advance diverse perspectives on problem gambling. Here, you’ll find events hosted by leaders, researchers, clinicians and advocates from a wide range of communities and backgrounds. Many of our trainings also offer gambling-specific CEs!

2024 NCPG Annual Members Meeting
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The National Council on Problem Gambling Board of Directors invites you to the NCPG Members Annual Meeting on Thursday, August 3, at 1:00 pm ET. Hear from NCPG’s Board and staff leadership about recent accomplishments and join fellow NCPG members for innovation, advocacy and networking.

The 2024 meeting will be hosted virtually via Zoom.

September Helpline Modernization Forum
Sep 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us for the Monthly National Problem Gambling Helpline Modernization Forum. At the top of the hour, NCPG Staff will give an update on the status of the National Problem Gambling Helpline Modernization Project activities and will then open the floor to questions and comments from the audience.

Digital Symposium: Exploring Responsible Gambling – Insights from Industry Leaders
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join industry experts in a dynamic workshop to explore the development and evolution of responsible gambling practices and the crucial role research plays in guiding these policies. Speakers will discuss the shift toward proactive approaches, state-specific frameworks, and the innovative programs that have changed how we look at safer gambling practices. Participants will gain valuable insights into player engagement techniques, early markers of harm, and the public health benefits of working through the lens of safer gambling. Attendees will deepen their understanding of gambling regulation and acquire practical strategies in promoting responsible gambling.

Learning Objectives:

  • Summarize the evolution of responsible gambling practices.
  • Describe some of the tools utilized for responsible gambling.
  • Explore the ways in which operators are utilizing responsible gambling tools.
Digital Symposium: Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity in Problem Gambling & Responsible Gambling
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cultural awareness and sensitivity play a crucial role in addressing and treating problem gambling. Join problem gambling treatment and prevention experts as they share their experiences with awareness, education, data collection, and intervention designed to increase effectiveness and inclusivity mitigating gambling-related harm. During the presentation, experts will also discuss the increased use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the gambling industry and how AI tools can impact individual populations.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of cultural awareness and sensitivity in addressing problem gambling.
  • Discuss the value of community engagement for assessment as it relates to diverse populations.
  • Explore the ethical considerations surrounding the use of AI in responsible gambling across diverse populations.