Conferences

The Problem Gambling Training Partnership will hold
THREE regional events this year!

Upcoming Events:

November 28-29, 2018 @ Syracuse University College of Law
950 Irving Avenue, Syracuse, NY

July 12 – 13, 2018 @ NYC Bar Association
*This event is closed due to maximum capacity.*

See below for more conference information including eligible continuing education creadits and the full event agenda.  If you’re ready to save your seat, click the REGISTER button!


The 2018 PGTP Conferences are free to attend.

PGTP Conferences are two-day, live training events (agenda below).  These conferences are approved for 14 credits/hours in the following disciplines/certifications:

  • NYS OASAS CPP/CPS/CASAC/G
  • Licensed Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselors
  • Licensed Psychoanalysts
  • Rehabilitation Counselor

Through participation in the NYS Problem Gambling Training Partnership live training events, New York state licensed mental health practitioners with a private practice may opt to be considered to be part of the Problem Gambling Treatment Referral List.

PGTP Agenda: Day One

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM          Opening Remarks, NASW-NYS and NYS OASAS
8:15 AM – 8:45 AM          Understanding New York’s Casino Legislation
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM          Introduction to Problem Gambling
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM        BREAK
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Introduction to Problem Gambling (cont.)
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM      Cognitive Motivational Behavior Therapy Interventions for Day to Day Care of  Problem Gamblers
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM         LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM          Cognitive Motivational Behavior Therapy Interventions for Day to Day Care of  Problem Gamblers (Cont.)
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM          BREAK
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM          Cognitive Motivational Behavior Therapy Interventions for Day to Day Care of  Problem Gamblers (Cont.)

PGTP Agenda: Day Two

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM          Neurobiology of Problem Gambling/Gambling Addiction
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM          BREAK
9:45 AM – 11:15 AM        Crisis Management
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM      LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
12:15 PM – 2:30 PM        Screening, Assessment and Brief Intervention
 2:30 PM – 2:45 PM         BREAK
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM         Resources, Tools, and Referral Information