Four Directions is ECPG’s annual fall conference. Many representatives of Tribal Nations in the Pacific Northwest have come together to plan this important conference, with the aim of Honoring the Past and Protecting the Future through holistic health, wellness, and recovery support.

The Four Directions in-person conference is scheduled for September 18-21, 2023, at ilani Casino Resort – Ridgefield, WA.


  • Regular registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13, 2023
  • On-site registration only after Wednesday, September 13, 2023


The Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling’s training workshops qualify toward gambling-specific education required by the Washington State and National/International Problem Gambling Certification Boards for certification. Additionally, ECPG is an Approved Provider of Continuing Education by The Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board (IGCCB). Our workshops have also been approved for continuing education by the Mental Health and Addictions Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO), and the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD). ECPG also applies for CEU approval from the Canadian Problem Gambling Certification Board (CPGCB). Contact ECPG with further questions.


Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling (ECPG) takes the health and safety of those attending Four Directions seriously. Due to the rapidly changing nature of the COVID pandemic, ECPG has adopted guidelines and precautions to promote a safe conference and gathering. More information and specifics are available on the Registration page and will be updated as necessary.

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