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Deadline Fast Approaching: Letters of Intent for Large Grants and Early Stage Investigator Grants

by: NCRG Staff | Jun 22, 2011

The July 1, 2011 deadline for the National Center for Responsible Gaming’s (NCRG) large and early stage investigator grants is right around the corner. The NCRG has allocated more than $700,000 to fund research that advances our understanding about gambling disorders in 2011, and the last opportunities to apply for this year’s funding are quickly approaching. Make sure you submit your letter of intent for these two funding opportunities soon!

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CollegeGambling.org Webinar Now Available Online

by: NCRG Staff | Jun 21, 2011

Collegegambling.org Main PageOn June 1, the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) hosted its second webinar of 2011, which provided an overview of the organization’s new resource, CollegeGambling.org, as well as the latest research on college gambling and gambling problems among college students.&n

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Fifth Annual NCRG Road Tour to Visit Boston, Mass.

by: NCRG Staff | Jun 16, 2011

Next month, the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) will embark on its fifth annual Road Tour. Each year, the NCRG Road Tour travels to a new city to share information about the latest research on gambling disorders and make key stakeholders aware of the science-based programs and resources the NCRG has to offer. This year, the NCRG Road Tour will be visiting Boston, Mass., from July 26 – 27, and is excited to be partnering with the Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling for several of the events.

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APA Approves the NCRG to be Continuing Education Provider

by: NCRG Staff | Jun 3, 2011

The National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) is pleased to announce that we are now approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. We are very excited for this new accreditation option! This achievement enhances the NCRG’s ability to offer advanced training, webinars and workshops on gambling addiction to the APA’s more than 154,000 members.

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NCRG Insider: Interview with Dr. Matthew Martens about College Gambling

by: NCRG Staff | May 27, 2011

 

Click below for the NCRG blog team’s exclusive interview with Dr. Matthew Martens, associate professor of educational, school and counseling psychology at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Nathan Smith, program officer for the NCRG, sat down with Dr. Martens to discuss brief interventions for problem gambling and gives advice to campus health professionals on how to address gambling and gambling-related harms on campus.

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Meet the NCRG Staff!

by: NCRG Staff | May 20, 2011

The National Center for Responsible Gaming has grown in staff and offerings over the past few months. We are certain you have noticed our new resource CollegeGambling.org. You also know about our new presence on Twitter (@theNCRG) and the expanded NCRG Webinar Series (make sure you sign up for the June 1 webinar!). We are also working to reach out to mental health treatment providers with valuable training opportunities, and we will keep you posted on those developments.

With these exciting events and more that are happening, we asked ourselves: Do our blog readers know the people behind all of the work at the NCRG? Let us introduce ourselves!

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NCRG Funding Update: Large Grants and Early Stage Investigator Grants Deadline Approaching

by: NCRG Staff | May 19, 2011

Did you know that the National Center for Responsible Gaming has allocated more than $700,000 to fund research that advances our understanding about gambling disorders in 2011? The last opportunities to apply for this year’s funding are quickly approaching. Start planning to submit your letter of intent for Large Grants and Early Stage Investigator Grants before the July 1, 2011 deadline.

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NCRG Updates: The 2010 Annual Report is Now Online and the NCRG Launches Twitter Account

by: NCRG Staff | Apr 28, 2011

If you have been following the Gambling Disorders 360˚ blog, you have heard about the NCRG’s many accomplishments in 2010. To highlight our successful year and look forward to the NCRG’s 2011 initiatives, we released the NCRG’s 2010 Annual Report online this week. We also began some of the 2011 social media initiatives as the NCRG officially launched its Twitter account, @theNCRG!

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NCRG Updates: Seed Grant Application Deadline is May 2, 2011

by: Institute Staff | Apr 21, 2011

The application deadline for the NCRG’s Seed Grants is quickly approaching – May 2, 2011. Make sure you download the announcement and application form to apply today!

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Take the Interactive Quiz on CollegeGambling.org

by: Institute Staff | Apr 1, 2011

What do college basketball and college gambling have in common? Now is a good time to learn about both.  Click here to take the National Center for Responsible Gaming’s (NCRG) new interactive quiz to learn some fun facts about the NCAA tournament at the same time you increase your knowledge about responsible gaming and the risks of gambling disorders.  The animated interactive quiz was created to help promote and celebrate the launch of the NCRG’s new resource, www.collegegambling.org.  Please let us know what you think about the site, its information and the interactive quiz in the Comments below.

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