The NYS Problem Gambling Training Partnership (PGTP) is funded by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. In an effort to expand access to care for those struggling with problem gambling in NYS, the New York Council on Problem Gambling (NYCPG) utilizes this funding to provide training and support to mental health and addiction practitioners throughout the state. The National Association of Social Workers – New York State assists NYCPG in the coordination of training events and continuing education for training participants.
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) oversees one of the largest chemical dependence service systems in the nation, which includes a full array of services to address prevention, treatment, and recovery. OASAS is also responsible for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling. The OASAS mission is to improve the lives of all New Yorkers by leading a comprehensive premier system of addiction services for prevention, treatment, and recovery. Visit oasas.ny.gov.
The New York Council on Problem Gambling (NYCPG) is a not-for-profit, independent corporation dedicated to increasing public awareness about problem and compulsive gambling and advocating for support services and treatment for persons adversely affected by problem gambling. NYCPG maintains a neutral stance on gambling and is governed by a Board of Directors. Visit www.nyproblemgambling.org
The National Association of Social Workers – New York State Chapter (NASW-NYS) is a membership organization of professional social workers, one of the largest chapters of NASW in the United States, with over 8,000 members. NASW-NYS works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards and to advance sound policies. Visit www.naswnys.org