Training & Research

Training Calendar

Discover educational events from across the country, conducted by prominent leaders, researchers, clinicians and advocates representing a broad spectrum of communities and backgrounds.

Training Calendar
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.

17th Annual Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling
May 23 – May 24 all-day

The Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling is an annual professional education and networking event addressing this significant community health issue that affects as many as 6% of Nevada adults. The conference attracts addiction and mental health professionals and interested stakeholder groups including Prevention, Education, Research, Government, Gaming Industry and the Recovery Community.

 

Funded in part through a grant from the State of Nevada Problem Gambling Prevention & Treatment Fund.

Jun
6
Thu
2024
June Helpline Modernization Forum
Jun 6 @ 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.

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 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.

Jul
19
Fri
2024
The National Conference on Gambling Addiction and Responsible Gambling 2024
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.

Aug
6
Tue
2024
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.

Sep
19
Thu
2024
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.
Nov
14
Thu
2024
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.