Nbcc Approves The Institute As A Continuing Education Provider

The National Board for Certified Counselors(NBCC), the largest counselor credentialing body in the U.S., has designated the Institute for Research on Gambling Disorders as an approved provider of continuing education. The primary purpose of the NBCC is to certify masters-level professional counselors. This approval means that counselors participating in educational activities sponsored by the Institute and the NCRG will earn continuing education hours that can be applied to the National Certified Counselor (NCC) credential.

The Institute for Research on Gambling Disorders offers several approved educational opportunities for counselors throughout the year, including theNCRG Conference on Gambling and Addiction. This year’s conference is scheduled for Nov. 14-16, 2010, in Las Vegas, Nev., and counselors can earn up to 14 continuing education hours. The Institute and the NCRG also offer freewebinarsthroughout the year, which can be accessed from anywhere via the Internet. Watch for announcements about topics for the 2011 webinar series.

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