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George A. Hicks III

OCPS, ICPS

George Hicks is a prevention consultant for the Maryhaven Gambling Intervention Program. He is professionally credentialed as both an Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant (OCPC) and an International Certified Prevention Specialist (ICPS). George has over 25 years of program development and prevention experience. He is a member of The Ohio Adult Allies, a diverse network of adults committed to facilitating and advancing the work of youth-led programs. George has partnership with the City of Columbus Department of Recreation and Parks, Maryhaven, ArkBuilders Inc, Columbus Public Health, Asian American Community Services (AACS), Lead the Way Learning Academy, Capital University, CI Art Institute, and Be The Village Ohio. His areas of expertise include school and community programing, problem gambling prevention, urban youth engagement, and focused population prevention.