Problem Gambling Network of Ohio

How to Obtain Your GAMB Endorsement


      Chemical dependency counselors interest in treating disordered gambling, must have the preliminary gambling certification and be working towards their GAMB endorsement. Requirements for this include 30 continuing education hours of gambling specific education in knowledge of gambling disorder, gambling counseling practice, special issues in gambling treatment, and professionalism in gambling treatment. Upon receiving gambling specific training, counselors may begin to see clients with gambling disorder. Counselors must have 100 hours of gambling disorder clinical experience and 4 hours of supervision in order to complete all GAMB requirements.

      PGNO is here to help you complete your GAMB endorsement. Through our Gambling Disorder Training Stages, you will be able to receive 30 quality hours of gambling specific education, from an overview of gambling disorder and Ohio's treatment services to treatment method and specialty topics presented by field experts. We also offer a variety of opportunities throughout the year to receive supervision on your clinical cases and advice on how to fulfill your 100 hour requirement through our Gambling Counselor Supervision Series.


GAMB Credential Logistics Calls


      These 60-minute sessions are open to anyone working in Ohio who is interested in obtaining the Gambling Credential (GAMB) through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, or anyone wanting to add Gambling to their Scope of Practice through the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board.

      These calls will provide information on the requirements of obtaining the GAMB credential and Scope of Practice to treat Gambling Disorder, provide an opportunity for attendees to hear from PGNO staff, who coordinate the needed requirements such as training and supervisory hours, and from OCDP Board staff, who can assist with questions regarding paperwork, submissions, deadlines, and other logistics.

Due to the nature of the event, continuing education hours will not be available


PGNO Staff and OCDP Board Staff


Anyone interested in learning more about gambling-specific credentialing in Ohio.


January 2021

Problem Gambling Network of Ohio
355 E. Campus View Blvd., Suite 285
Columbus, Ohio 43235

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