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30-Hour Problem Gambling Basic Training

Problem and Compulsive Gambling Counselors (PCGC) play an important and unique role, working in a myriad of settings and making use of various treatment approaches to provide services to adult and juvenile problem and compulsive gamblers.

Learn more about the free 30-Hour Problem Gambling Basic Training (PGBT) ICPG offers to those interested in becoming a PCGC.

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This basic training addresses 100% of the required material for PCGC certification.

This 30-hour training series will highlight all the beginning needs for counselors and other addiction trained professionals of the needs for patients struggling with Problem Gambling Issues. After taking this training, participants will have an in-depth understanding of Problem Gambling patients and the best methods of treatment.

This is a self-paced course. Once registered, you will have 90 days to complete the course.

This project is funded in whole or in part by the Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery.