Problem Gambling Professionals
Gambling options in Kansas are more numerous than ever, while the consequences of problem gambling are significant and under-recognized. It is estimated that 1% of adults are pathological gamblers, and about 3% are problem gamblers. In Kansas, that would include 84,000 adults. Problem gambling is estimated to cost society about $7 billion each year, including bankruptcies, divorce, crime and job loss. For this reason, it is important to have trained problem gambling professionals available and ready to offer assistance.
Access information, research and treatment options for working with individuals and family members who are struggling with the issue of problem gambling.
Take online training courses, earn CEUs, and network with other gambling professionals at conferences and seminars around the country.
Information packets and applications are available for professionals who want to become state or nationally certified as a problem gambling counselor.