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Credentialed Problem Gambling Counselor (CPGC)


The CPGC is intended for individuals who provide problem gambling COUNSELING services in approved work settings.

Credentialing Requirements

You should consider pursuing the CPGC if your work experience includes the following tasks:

  • diagnostic assessment;
  • evaluation;
  • intervention;
  • referral; and
  • problem gambling counseling in both individual and group settings.

In order to become a CPGC in New York State, you must:

  • meet specific competency and ethical conduct requirements;
  • meet specific work experience requirements;
  • meet minimum education and training requirements

Credentialing Authority

New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services - OASAS
Credentialing Unit
1450 Western Avenue
Albany, New York 12203-3526
Phone: 518-473-3460

Standard Occupational Classification

21-1011.00 - Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
To learn more about this occupation search the Occupational Information Network (O*Net).


Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.

This page was last updated on 1/8/19.

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