To ensure that counsellors continue to maintain current knowledge and skills within the field, counsellors are required to recertify every two years to continue their Canadian Problem Gambling Counsellor designation.
Two months prior to renewal date, counsellors will be forwarded a recertification notice and an application form for recertification. Please allow 2-4 weeks for processing and receipt of renewed certification.
If the individual designed, researched and presented the thesis, they may be granted a maximum of 20% of total education hours. The candidate would be responsible for the submission of a thesis executive summary and proof of completion/graduation from the sponsoring institution.
ONLINE COURSE/CORRESPONDENCE COMPLETION:
The applicant will provide a course outline stating the number of hours required to complete the course, the form of evaluation, the final grade and a short report on the value of this particular learning. The candidate will then be eligible for a maximum of 1 education hour per approved online hour to a maximum up to 15% of your total educational hours.
The candidate will submit an outline of the workshop and a report as to the time spent on research and design tasks. The applicant will then be eligible for a maximum of 5% of the total education hours towards certification.
The candidate will submit an outline of the presentation and include a minimum of 5 completed/signed evaluations from participants of this session. The applicant will then be eligible for a maximum of 5% of the total education hours.