Thank you for your application to participate in the Problem Gambling Service Consultation Project (Consultation Project). The goals of the Consultation Project are to assist Problem Gambling service-provider agencies in the delivery of comprehensive services throughout the continuum of care. This includes intake and assessment procedures, referral to treatment, clinical and prevention services, human resources, marketing and communications and internal policy. The Consultation Project is comprised of training, consultation meetings, staff rounds and an outcome evaluation.

Please submit the application in full by Thursday, September 15th 2022. Applications submitted after Thursday, September 15th 2022 may not be considered.

Each agency will select up to six representatives to participate in the Consultation meetings. These representatives will hold a Managerial role or higher.

Recommended staff include:
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Development Officer
  • Clinical Manager
  • Marketing/Communications Manager
  • Director of Prevention Services
  • Intake/Assessment Manager
Meeting Calendar & Deliverables:

Agency will review PGNO-recommended allocation deliverables from the attached document Ohio Problem Gambling Funds Expenditure Guide and Clinicians’ Requirements for Treatment of Gambling Disorder (Appendix I.)

Orientation & Expectations Meetings will be 1-hour at an agreed upon date and time via Zoom between September 26 and September 30, 2022. Orientation & Expectations Meetings will be attended by PGNO and selected agency participants. Agency and PGNO will agree upon deliverables from the Expenditure Guide to be measured throughout fiscal year and evaluated at end of fiscal year
Consultation Meetings will be 1-hour via Zoom with PGNO and selected agency participants
  • Consultation Meeting 1 – Internal Focus
    • Includes but not limited to: Problem Gambling department structure and fit, Intake/Assessment process, workforce development and supervision
    • Scheduled at an agreed upon date and time between October 10 and October 21, 2022
  • Consultation Meeting 2– External Focus
    • Includes but not limited to: Marketing and communications of problem gambling services, language and imagery, and community board/coalition involvement
    • Scheduled at an agreed upon date and time between December 5 and December 16, 2022
  • Consultation Meeting 3 – Resources and Network
    • Includes but not limited to: Ohio services, boards and resources, statewide campaigns to utilize, and how to get involved
    • Scheduled at an agreed upon date and time between March 6 and March 17, 2023
Outcome Evaluation Meetings will be 1-hour at an agreed upon date and time via Zoom between May 15 and May 26, 2023 and attended by PGNO and selected staff participants.

Program Year Review with all participating agencies will occur on Wednesday, June 21st 2023 from 10:00am – 11:00am via Zoom

Staff Rounds – A total of six Rounds will occur (two per group) throughout the program for all interested agency staff to discuss their role in problem gambling service delivery, challenges, support needed and opportunities. Rounds will be 1-hour via Zoom from 12:00pm – 1:00pm.
  • Intake & Assessment Rounds – November 14, 2022 & January 23, 2023
  • Prevention & Promotion Rounds – November 16, 2022 & January 25, 2023
  • Treatment & Recovery Rounds – November 18, 2022 & January 27, 2023

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* 1. Agreement of Participation:

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* 2. Main Office Information:

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* 3. Name & Licensure Status of Participants:

Mini Grant:

For participating in the Problem Gambling Service Consultation Project, each participating agency will receive a mini grant of $15,000.00 to be used to cover staff time at Consultation Project mandatory meetings and to aid the completion and implementation of agreed-upon Allocation Deliverables.
Payment Structure:
  • Payment 1: $7,500 on October 1st 2022
  • Payment 2: $7,500 on January 1st 2023

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* 4. Please download the Problem Gambling Service Consultation Program Budget Narrative to describe how your agency will utilize the mini grant. Upload when completed.

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* 5. Participation Narrative:

Please indicate in 500 words or less your agency’s current problem gambling services, plan for integration of further problem gambling services and why participation in this project would be beneficial to your organization and community.

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* 6. Confirmation of Meeting & Event Dates:

I have read this Agreement of Participation in full, have reviewed the dates of mandatory trainings and meetings with staff participants, and agree to have said staff attend and participate in these trainings and meetings.

For any questions regarding this application or program, please contact Mike Buzzelli at 614.750.9899 Ext. 102 or