The WCPG’s 24th Annual Statewide Conference has been scheduled for March 16th – 17th, 2023! (pre-conference March 15th) It will be held at The Osthoff Resort.
“Celebrating 30 Years through Awareness, Education, and Prevention”
Pre-Registration is required. If you plan to attend Ethics, you MUST check the Ethics box listed on the registration form to participate in the presentation.
A $25.00 administration fee will be charged for conference registration cancellations. Absolutely no cancellation refunds after February 15th, 2023. For additional brochures, directions, accommodation information, or any other additional information, please contact the WCPG.
Who is presenting at the conference:
Individuals and organizations wishing to give their organization additional visibility within the problem gambling field may register as exhibitors. The deadline for registration is February 15, 2023. The cost for one table is $175, which includes registration for one person to accompany your booth and take part in conference presentations and meals during the event. Exhibitor applications are available on our website.
A limited number of scholarships are available, including the Susan Hengst Scholarship for recovering gamblers and the Richard Stanchfield Scholarship. The deadline for scholarship applications is February 15th, 2023, and they are available on our website.
A limited number of rooms are available on a first-come/first-serve basis. Reservations should be made prior to February 15th, 2023 to be eligible for the conference rate of $119.00 (plus tax) per night. There is no guarantee if made after February 22nd. To reserve your room, call the Osthoff Resort at 1-800-876-3399 and refer to the WCPG Conference. All reservations must be guaranteed by credit card or advance deposit. The Osthoff Resort is located at 101 Osthoff Ave, Elkhart Lake, WI 53020.
Who Should Attend:
Persons involved in problem gambling research, treatment, and/or prevention – Criminal Justice personnel – Employee Assistance personnel – Mental health professionals, social workers, addiction counselors – Friends and family – members of problem gamblers – Human resource staff – Elected and non-elected tribal officials – Elected state and municipal officials – Gaming industry personnel – Educators and students – Clergy – Compulsive Gamblers
Continuing Education Units:
Participants can earn up to 21.5 CEUs with attendance to the Pre-Conference and Full Conference. We will be applying for CEU certifications through the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EACC), International Gambling Counselor Certification Board (IGCCB), Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (WAMFT), and National Association of Social Workers (NASW). All participants will receive a certificate of attendance within 6 weeks of the Conference.
Attendee’s quotes from past WCPG Annual Conferences: