Approved Training Programs
IGCCB has set up approved training programs to enable professionals to identify appropriate training courses that meet the IGCCB standard. Approved status is a mark of quality that the body awards to training programs who meet their standards for training content and delivery. Many of these courses are 100% virtual.
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ICGC-I Approved Training Programs
The Gambling Counselor Core Training provides the 30 CE hours required for certification as a Washington State Certified Gambling Counselor (WSCGC), and/or certification through the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board. The training includes a 10-hour self-directed portion (Part 1) and a 20-hour live-learning webinar portion (Part 2).
The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work has developed an 18 Module, online, self-paced program for the ICGC 30 hour training requirement. It was developed by Jody Bechtold, LCSW, ICGC-II, BACC and includes access to BACC hours as part of enrollment. Perfect for working individuals that want to pursue certification outside of normal working hours. Cost: $599.
No fee for New Jersey residents
The Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Program is part of Prevention Insights at the IU Bloomington, School of Public Health. IPGAP is funded with a contract with the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Indiana Gamblers’ Assistance Fund. To access the courses go to https://ipgap.indiana.edu/training/training.php For more information, contact Mary Lay, MPH email@example.com.
The Mass Council on Gaming and Health offers a twice-yearly 30 CEU Training Institute in Gambling Disorder. You can register for the next training here:
For more information, please contact Odessa Dwarika at Odessa@macgh.org
Problem Gambling Treatment 101 for Behavioral Health Professionals is a set of six self-paced, online 2 CEU training modules offered by Oregon Health Authority Problem Gambling Services and the Oregon Council on Problem Gambling. Courses are FREE and well suited for mental health professional who would like to learn more about problem gambling.
Orientation for New Problem Gambling Counselors is a set of six self-paced, online 2 CEU training modules offered by Oregon Health Authority Problem Gambling Services and the Oregon Council on Problem Gambling. The modules are designed to supplement the learning of new problem gambling treatment providers. Courses are FREE.
The Center for Addiction Studies and Research offers a 30-hour Problem Gambling self-study course that meets the requirements for ICGC-I.
Please visit: 30-hour Core Curriculum Treatment Track
ICGC-II & Advanced Approved Training Programs
The Center for Addiction Studies and Research offers a 60-hour Problem Gambling self-study course that meets the requirements for ICGC-II.
Please visit: 60-hour Core Curriculum Treatment Track
10 On-Demand Webinars for Problem Gambling. 20 CEs available and perfect for Recertification
Visit The Better Institute Gambling Disorder Treatment Webinar Series: https://learn.betterinstitute.com/
Working with Families in Problem Gambling Treatment is a set of 10 self-paced, online modules offered by Oregon Health Authority Problem Gambling Services and the Oregon Council on Problem Gambling. The 30 CEU course includes a manual and training videos designed to encourage and support involving important others in treatment. Cost: $375.
Supervision of Problem Gambling Treatment is a set of eight self-paced, online 2 CEU training modules offered by Oregon Health Authority Problem Gambling Services and the Oregon Council on Problem Gambling. The series is designed for supervisors who would like to know more about problem gambling and/or the process of supervision. Courses are FREE.
The FCCG has developed and published online educational modules that Florida mental health providers and others can use as educational credit for Continuing Educational Units (CEU’s) needed each year for licensure status. Currently, there are 16 online training modules available, including the 60 Hour Certification Training, which prepares participants for the next steps in becoming certified to treat gambling disorder.
Download this PDF to view all the online CE opportunities available with the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG).
IGDC Approved Training Programs
Geek Therapeutics has developed a 15-hour Problematic Gaming Specialist Program that meets the requirements for IGDC training. Promo Code: PGGTCERT for $50 off (no expiration).
Please visit: https://problematicgaming.com/
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The Mass Council on Gaming and Health, in collaboration with the Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling, is pleased to offer an entitled Foundations in Gaming Disorder. This is a live, virtual training led by the leading researchers and clinicians in the gaming field.
You can register for the next training here: https://whatisgamingdisorder.com/
For more information, please contact Odessa Dwarika at firstname.lastname@example.org
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