Mission: The california council on problem gambling ccpg is dedicated to assisting problem gamblers and their families by promoting awareness, education, research, prevention and treatment for problem gambling.
Programs: The problem gambling helpline program provides 24 hours a day problem gambling help line services to callers concerned with problem gambling related issues. The california council on problem gambling ccpg outsources the helpline services provided by bensinger, dupont associates bda. Bda provides their own staff of trained counselors equipped to help with the callers needs, ranging from information on gamblers anonymous meetings, counseling, treatment and/or confidential conversations on topics covered by the hotline.
the california council on problem gambling ccpg training program provides training for both clinical professionals who want to take the national certification exam for gambling counselors and for the gaming industry for basic education appropiate for gaming employees. This training and education assists professionals in providing high-quality and consistent service to problem gamblers and their families. Certification provides all practitioners with a marketable credential that may be accepted as an essential, preferred or alternative credential by employers, state and local officials or accreditation bodies.