NCPG Tuesday Webinar Series

The In-Depth Discussion every month, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET
and
The Ask Me Anything! webinar, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM ET

Presenter: Keith Whyte, NCPG Executive Director

Webinars are FREE for NCPG Members, and are open to non-members for $59 per webinar.

See the list below of upcoming and past webinars.

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Upcoming Webinars:

NCPG March Webinar: Webinar: Impacts of COVID-19 on People and Problem Gambling
Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2020

Time: 1:00pm ET

Description Join Executive Director Keith Whyte on March 25, 2020 at 1pm ET for a webinar about the Webinar: Impacts of COVID-19 on People and Problem Gambling.

Register HERE

FREE for NCPG Members 
$59 for Non-Members

 

Ask Me Anything!
Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Time: 1:00pm ET

Description: Spend a half hour with Keith discussing whatever comes to mind. Questions will be taken on the webinar’s chat function.

Register HERE

FREE for NCPG Members 
$29 for Non-Members

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NCPG February Webinar: Problem Gambling Awareness Month
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Time: 1:00pm EDT

Description: Keith discusses plans for Problem Gambling Awareness Month in March and how you can get involved.

NCPG January Webinar: Goals for 2020
Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Time: 1:00pm EDT

Description: An exclusive one-hour webinar with Executive Director Keith Whyte
Hear about NCPG’s goals and workplan for 2020 and how you can get involved. Learn about our initiatives on:

  • Safer Sports Betting Initiative
  • Problem Gambling Awareness Month in March
  • Advocacy Day in April
  • Advocacy throughout the year on state and Federal levels
  • Creating our next Strategic Plan for 2021-2026
  • Conference – new schedule, highlight event

and more!

Ask Me Anything! with Keith Whyte
Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Time: 1:00pm EDT

Description: An exclusive 30-minute  webinar with Executive Director Keith Whyte

Spend a half hour with Keith discussing whatever comes to mind. Questions will be taken on the webinar’s chat function.

Past Webinars:

NCPG Year in Review
Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Time: 1:00pm EDT

Description: 

 

Ask Me Anything! with Brianne Doura

Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Time: 1:00pm EDT

Description: An exclusive one-hour webinar with Legislative Director Brianne Doura.

During the session, you’ll:
  • Learn about what NCPG is doing to facilitate legislation that leads the nation in addressing problem gambling, two bills supporting DoD resources for problem gambling.
  • Discover how you can be more effective as an advocate with legislative and regulatory officials.
  • Be part of a live Q&A session with Brianne to ask her anything!
Responsible Gambling Holiday Lottery Campaign
Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Time: 1:00pm EDT

Description: Each year, NCPG and the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors at McGill University asks lotteries to support the responsible gambling campaign and help raise awareness regarding the risks of underage lottery play during the holiday season.

Join NCPG to learn about the Campaign and how your organization can participate!

 

Ask Me Anything!
Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Time: 1:00pm EDT

Description: Spend a half hour with Keith discussing whatever comes to mind. Questions will be taken on the webinar’s chat function.

Webinar with iCarol: Communications, Technology & Helplines
Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Time: 1:00pm EDT

Description: Join NCPG and iCarol to learn about & discuss problem and responsible gambling communication technologies.

 

Ask Me Anything!
Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2019

Time: 1:00pm EDT

 

How to Get the Most Out of the National Conference
Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Time: 1:00pm EDT

 

Town Hall with Candidates for NCPG’s Board of Directors
Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Time: 1:00pm EDT

Description: Join this webinar to meet the candidates in this year’s elections for the NCPG Board of Directors.

 

Sports Betting

Webinar Held: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Time: 1:00pm EDT

Description: Learn about sports betting expansion, NCPG’s Safer Sports Betting Initiative (SSBI) and how responsible gambling can be an important part of sports betting.

 

Ask Me Anything!

Webinar Held: monthly starting Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Description: Joining the NCPG as Executive Director in 1998, Keith has over 20 years experience in problem gambling and responsible gambling. He has presented in 39 U.S. states and in multiple countries. Additionally, he has written numerous articles, studies and book chapters on gambling issues and testified four times before the United States Congress on gambling-related legislation.

Spend a half hour with Keith discussing whatever comes to mind. Questions will be taken on the webinar’s chat function.

 

Get NGAGED!

Webinar Held: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Description: Dig deeper into our groundbreaking National Survey of Gambling Attitudes and Gambling Experiences (NGAGE) with a special focus on sports betting and public attitudes towards funding for problem gambling services.

 

Preparing for PGAM

Webinar Held: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Description: March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) and Executive Director Keith Whyte will lay out this year’s campaign themes and materials. Cambridge Health Alliance staff will join to discuss their national screening day during PGAM.

 

NCPG’s 2019 Goals and Initiatives

Webinar Held: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Description:Join our January webinar for a description of NCPG’s goals and workplan for 2019, including new initiatives on Sports Gambling, Problem Gambling Awareness Month in March, Advocacy Day in April, and more.

 

2018 Year End Review (and 2019 Preview) 

Webinar Held: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Description: Join our December webinar for an overview of NCPG’s activities over the past year, including advocacy, education and program highlights. The second half of the webinar will focus on the organization’s goals for 2019 as the National Council on Problem Gambling continues to grow.

 

Problem Gambling and the Military

Webinar Held: Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Description: Rates of problem gambling are significantly higher among veterans, military recruits and those currently in the military compared with rates in the general population. Research suggests that Military personnel are at risk of experiencing negative consequences as a result of gambling related issues such as stress from financial debts, which may have a negative effect on military readiness. Furthermore, military and veteran populations are more prone to substance abuse, mental health problems and suicide, all of which are highly co-morbid with problem gambling.

This webinar will focus on research and policy developments over the past decade, including the recent NCPG victory requiring gambling disorder screening questions to be included in periodic health assessments for active duty soldiers conducted by the Department of Defense. NCPG Executive Director Keith Whyte will review the latest drafts of our legislation and discuss how members can advocate at local and national levels.

 

How to Handle Sports Betting Expansion

Webinar Held: Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Description: In the wake of the Supreme Court decision on Murphy v NCAA, the door is now open for all states to legalize sports betting. This summer 6 states legalized sports betting and we expect another 20-30 to consider legalization bills in January 2019.

 

Lottery Holiday Responsible Gaming Campaign

Webinar Held: Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Description: Each year, NCPG and McGill University asks every lottery to support our responsible gambling campaign regarding underage play during the holiday season. Over the past ten years, participation has grown tremendously. In 2017, 55 lotteries in the US and around the world supported the campaign. All supporters are are acknowledged in press releases, social media and trade magazine articles. Join this webinar to learn more about the campaign, now in its 11th year.

 

Get to Know the NCPG Committees

Webinar Held: Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Description: The National Council on Problem Gambling committees develop and manage many critical programs and initiatives that advance the organization’s mission and success. These committees are responsible for the strategic direction and activities that provide value to our members and stakeholders in the areas of education, communications, research, membership and more. Committee members say that participating in a committee gives them dynamic networking and learning opportunities by working side-by-side with other industry professionals.

NCPG is always looking for committed and energized volunteers to participate in committees. If you are interested in contributing your time and leadership to NCPG, join this webinar as we review each committee mission statement, discuss the available opportunities and help you to discover where you would like to share your talents.

 

Introduction to the International Certified Gambling Counselor Certification Process

Webinar Held: Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Description: The International Certified Gambling Counselor (ICGC) program was developed to promote a competency-based certification program for professionals treating problem and pathological gamblers and their families. There are two levels of certification, ICGC-I and ICGC-II. A third designation, BACC, denotes ICGC-II counselors who have acquired sufficient training, clinical experience, and supervision skills and are approved to provide supervision to ICGC applicants. On this webinar Keith Whyte will be joined by IGCCB President Lori Rugle as they discuss the certification standards for gambling disorder professionals, review training and examination requirements, and answer questions for those interested in certification.

 

Addressing Problem Gambling and Responsible Gaming in a Post-PASPA World

Webinar Held: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Description: The US Supreme Court has declared the federal ban on sports betting to be unconstitutional. By repealing the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), the Supreme Court opens the door for any state to legalize sports betting.

Join NCPG Executive Director Keith Whyte on this webinar as he discusses the implications resulting from the Supreme Court’s decision as it relates to problem gambling and responsible gaming including:

  • Increased Prevalence of Problem Gambling Across the US
  • The Impact on Public Health
  • A Rise in Youth Gambling
  • The Risks of Mobile Platforms for Sports Betting
  • Legislation and Consumer Protections
‘Town Hall’ with 2018 NCPG Board Candidates

Webinar Held: Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Description: Join us for an opportunity to hear from and ask questions of the 2018 Candidates for the five open seats on the NCPG Board of Directors.

 

PGAM 2018 Recap & Success Stories

Webinar Held: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Description: Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) 2018 has come to an end, but that doesn’t mean our work is done. Join Keith Whyte as he recaps the 14th annual event, including all of the great work done across the country, raising awareness and advocating for people struggling with gambling addiction. However, awareness doesn’t stop when the month of March is over, the webinar will also discuss ways to keep the momentum of PGAM going through the entire year.

 

Effective Advocacy in Action

Webinar Held: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Description: The ever-changing political climate has put pressure on organizations to engage in advocacy at the national, state and local levels. We know that the most effective advocacy work happens when legislators are presented with well-thought-out and customized messages.

Join NCPG on this one-hour webinar which will provide training you can use to implement a systematic approach to mobilizing your supporters and reaching your legislators. It will include ideas and examples for effective storytelling and how to identify and build on your most successful advocacy efforts.

 

NCPG Membership

Webinar Held: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Description: Learn about the benefits of being an NCPG Member and how to make the most of your membership benefits. NCPG Executive Director Keith Whyte will review the three types of membership and the exciting growth in membership over the last several years. He will also talk about how members are an integral part of NCPG’s work in advocacy, awareness and assistance for all those affected by problem gambling and review a few key actions that members can take as part of the upcoming Problem Gambling Awareness Month.

 

Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Webinar Held: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Description: March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month! Join NCPG on this webinar as we gear up for the world’s largest problem gambling awareness event. Learn more about the history of PGAM while discussing campaign strategies and awareness themes. We will also review our 2018 PGAM toolkit of free materials and share your success stories from 2017, drawing inspiration from the creative ways in which prior participants attracted attention to the PGAM movement. This webinar is important for both new and long-time participants of PGAM as we continue to grow Problem Gambling Awareness Month in March as a cornerstone of year-round Problem Gambling Awareness.

 

2018 NCPG Goals

Webinar Held: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Description: Join NCPG Executive Director Keith Whyte for our first webinar of 2018 as he shares the National Council’s 2018 programming and advocacy goals. Keith will discuss how these goals fit into our Strategic Plan and some of the specific steps we will take to continue to shape the problem gambling and responsible gaming fields.  We invite Members to use this webinar as your first opportunity of 2018 to participate in and provide feedback on NCPG’s programs and services.