for the Gambling Disorder Endorsement must be completed in the
Board's online application center. Please read application requirements
below before entering the online application center.
here to complete the Gambling Disorder Endorsement Application
Disorder Endorsement - Requirements
qualify for the Gambling Disorder Endorsement applicants must
complete the following requirements:
must hold an active LCDC II, LCDC III, LICDC or LICDC-CS license
with the Board to be eligible to receive a Gambling Disorder Endorsement.
must complete 30 hours of gambling specific education in the following
of Gambling Disorder
Issues in Gambling Treatment
in Gambling Treatment
content areas are further defined in the Gambling
Disorder Education Definitions.
must complete the Gambling
Disorder Endorsement Education Grid and submit with verification
of completion of education. Professionals who hold an active NCGC
and/or BAAC with the National Council on Problem Gambling may
submit verification of this credential in lieu of completing the
must complete 100 hours of supervised gambling disorder direct
clinical experience. Applicants have two options when completing
the application as it relates to this requirement. They may:
completion of the required hours at the time of application
by submitting a Gambling
Disorder Endorsement Experience Verification Form
a supervisor with the Board at the time of application by completing
of Supervisory Relationship Form. Applicants who choose
this option will then have two years to complete these hours.
who hold an active NCGC and/or BAAC with the National Council
on Problem Gambling may submit verification of this credential
in lieu of completing the work experience forms.
must complete the
application in the online application center.
Disorder Endorsement - Preliminary vs. Renewable
who do not demonstrate completion of the 100 hours of required
experience at the time of application will be issued a two year
non-renewable endorsement which they can use while under supervision
to earn the necessary hours of experience. At the end of the two
year period, individuals will be required to demonstrate completion
of the 100 hours of experience and move to the renewable endorsement.
Individuals who fail to complete the 100 hours of experience will
have their preliminary endorsement expire.
who demonstrate completion of the 100 hours of required experience
will be granted a renewable endorsement to expire on the same
date as their license. Individuals can practice with the endorsement
under the guidelines of the scope of practice of their license.
When an individual's license expires, so too will their endorsement.
Individuals with a renewable endorsement will be required to complete
6 hours of gambling education at each renewal.