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!

NATIONAL TRAINING Calendar
Mar
1
Fri
2024
Ask Me Anything (AMA): Keith Whyte Live on r/problemgambling
Mar 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

NCPG will kick off Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) with a live Ask Me Anything on Reddit. 

Join Executive Director Keith Whyte on March 1st, 2024 at 4:00 pm ET and ask him anything about problem gambling – including treatment, research, recovery, and changes in the problem gambling landscape post PASPA. Visit r/problemgambling here

Mar
7
Thu
2024
March Helpline Modernization Forum
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us on March 7th at 1pm EST 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 any questions, comments, concerns, etc., from the audience.

Mar
12
Tue
2024
Ask an Expert: How the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio Celebrates PGAM
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Explore the Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) landscape at the state level with the Executive Director, Derek Longmeier, from the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio (PGNO). As a leading force in the state, PGNO actively collaborates with stakeholders year-round to elevate Ohio’s problem gambling service system through innovative approaches, advocacy, and support. Join us for an insightful discussion with Derek Longmeier to gain valuable insights into PGAM initiatives at PGNO and gather practical tips for implementing similar strategies in your organization.

This session will be a Q&A format followed by structured networking time for all attendees. There are no CE’s available for this webinar.

Apr
23
Tue
2024
Ask an Expert: Making the Most of Your NCPG Membership
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

NCPG Members are invited to join this ‘Ask an Expert’ Webinar featuring Liz Lanza, Chair of the NCPG Membership Committee and Director of the Office of Compulsive and Problem Gambling for the PA Gaming Control Board, along with Barbara Rollins, Deputy Director of NCPG. Liz and Barbara will offer suggestions and answer questions about NCPG member benefits and how to use them to enhance your professional and personal development in problem gambling and responsible gambling. From networking and training opportunities to discounts on registrations to the National Conference and other educational programs, learn how to make your NCPG membership work for you!

This session will be a Q&A format followed by structured networking time for all attendees. There are no CE’s available for this webinar.

May
9
Thu
2024
Town Hall with NCPG Board Candidates
May 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Meet the candidates running in the 2024 NCPG Board of Directors election. Candidates to be announced by 5/6/24.

May
23
Thu
2024
Problem Gambling Advocacy Day
May 23 all-day

Every voice makes a difference on Advocacy Day. It’s your chance to speak out in favor of problem gambling awareness, educate your legislators on the importance of strong public policies, and share impactful stories from your community.

At the end of the day, lawmakers rarely remember facts and figures. They remember the faces and stories of the people they represent.

Jul
17
Wed
2024
The National Conference on Gambling Addiction and Responsible Gambling 2024 Pre-Conference Workshops
Jul 17 all-day
Jul
18
Thu
2024
The National Conference on Gambling Addiction and Responsible Gambling 2024
Jul 18 – Jul 19 all-day

The National Conference on Gambling Addiction and Responsible Gambling is the oldest and largest annual national conference in its field. With top-notch national and international experts as speakers, as well as those who work on local and state levels, the conference is a unique resource, providing detailed, in-depth knowledge and cross-training opportunities.