NJ's First Virtual 30-hour Gambling Training Free to All NJ Residents
Monday, October 2, 2023
30-HOUR COUNSELOR TRAINING FOR DISORDERED GAMBLING
The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) is one of the first organizations in the United States to offer a 30-Hour Counselor Training for Disordered Gambling program that meets the requirements of the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board (IGCCB). This self-paced course assists in the preparation and meets the requirements for International Co-Occurring Gambling Specialist (ICOGS ) certification and the ICGC (International Certified Gambling Counselor) examination.
The CCGNJ 30-Hour course is FREE for New Jersey residents!
If you are a New Jersey resident, please contact [email protected] or any member of the CCGNJ staff for a coupon code to take the course for free.
The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. (CCGNJ) is a private non-profit organization providing information, education and referral services for people affected by a gambling problem for nearly 40 years. Our primary purpose is to represent the best interest of problem and disordered gamblers and their families, recognizing that problem gambling is a treatable condition.
We focus on educating the public, training professionals throughout the State, referring problem and disordered gamblers and their families to treatment, and advocating for increased treatment services.
The CCGNJ neither opposes nor endorses legalized gambling. However, the CCGNJ may take positions on various issues surrounding legalized gambling when taking such a stand is in the best interest of problem and disordered gamblers and their families.
Help for Those with a Gambling Problem
The Council’s 1-800-GAMBLER® Helpline and website www.800gambler.org have been resources for thousands of people with a gambling problem, those in recovery, as well as their friends and families. The 1-800-GAMBLER® helpline is free and confidential and is available 24 hours a day in New Jersey and throughout much of the U.S.
If you or anyone you know is struggling with a gambling problem, please give us a call at 1-800-GAMBLER. We provide support, treatment, and hope 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Free CCGNJ Presentations Available in New Jersey
As part of our educational initiative, the CCGNJ visits facilities and groups to discuss gambling and related risks that can lead to a gambling disorder. Presentations can be provided in person or via Zoom. To arrange a presentation, please contact us at 1-800-GAMBLER.
Last Updated: 08/03/23