Name Date/Time Location Summary CEUs
Phase 1-4 Concordia University WI-Mequon Several dates -- please see info
Concordia University Wisconsin 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive Mequon, WI 53097

The Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling (WCPG) is pleased to be partnering with Concordia University Wisconsin with offering the WCPG’s Gambling Disorder Training Program/Course.Concordia University Wisconsin will be offering professional development credit as an option for license renewal. This cost is in addition to the cost of the training.  (1 credit available for phases 1 & 2 and 1 credit available for phases 3 & 4) Cost is $141.25 per credit.  For additional CUW information please contact Christy Call at CUW Counseling students, faculty, and alumni may attend free of charge!

The trainer for the Mequon program is Doug LaBelle, LCSW, CEAT, CAI, NCGC-II, Resources for Change, Lake Bluff, IL and Kenosha, WI. Doug LaBelle is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois and Wisconsin with over 29 years of experience working with individuals and families impacted by chemical and process addictions, a National Certified Gambling Counselor II, a trainer with the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling, a Certified ARISE Interventionist and an ARISE Senior Trainer with Linking Human Systems. Currently in full-time private practice, Resources for Change, LTD., in Lake Bluff, Illinois and Kenosha, Wisconsin as a psychotherapist, EAP Consultant and Interventionist.

The WCPG has applied for Continuing Education Units for 15 hours each phase with the following: NAADAC, Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, NASW, EACC, National Gambling Counselor Certification Board, and the WI Department of Safety and Professional Services. Certificate of attendance will be provided by the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling, Inc.

Training dates:

August 10-11, 2017 (Phase 1)
September 21-22, 2017 (Phase 2)
October 26-27, 2017 (Phase 3)
November 16-17-2017 (Phase 4)

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2 for all four phases
Digital Dependency Awareness Conference September 29, 2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
1453 Prince Road, Windsor, ON N9C 3Z4

Hosted by Problem Gambling Services at Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare, this conference is for addictions counsellors, outreach workers, youth oriented professionals, physicians, and all social service providers interested in the issue of video game and internet dependency.  This conference will highlight best practices, clinical tools, initiatives, and provide access to an emerging community of practice surrounding digital dependency.

9th Annual Four Directions Problem Gambling and Health Awareness Conference October 29 – November 2, 2017
Centralia, Washington

9th Annual

Four Directions

Problem Gambling and Health Awareness Conference

Honoring Our Past,  Protecting Our Future

Through Holistic Health, Wellness, and Recovery Support

This year’s conference will highlight:

  • Healthy Choices for Youth:  Staying in school, staying sober, changing the world
  • Smoke Fish, Not Tobacco:  Culture, Cuisine, Community, and Care
  • From Stigma and Stereotypes to Resilience and Strength: Native Americans and Gambling
  • The Art of Healing:  Art and Storytelling Tools for Healing and Recovery
  • Talking Circle Traditions for Treatment Providers
New York Council on Problem Gambling Annual Conference November 15 – 17, 2017
Albany Marriott 189 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205

New York Council on Problem Gambling Annual Conference

Each year the New York Council on Problem Gambling seeks to bring together researchers, legislators, counselors and other problem gambling experts from all over the world to increase the knowledge of NYS professionals and bring focus to this devastating disorder. With focuses on prevention, treatment and recovery, this conference provides diversified training and is valuable for a variety of professions. Additionally, NYCPG seeks to provide a strong focus on increasing awareness that treatment works and recovery IS possible.
Whether you are individual, family member, probation officer, school counselor, or other human services professional you will find our keynote speakers and workshops relevant. The NYCPG Annual Conference is the only problem gambling conference in NYS and one of the most well attended problem gambling conferences nationwide.

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