Recovery & Community Track Features

The 30th National Conference on Problem Gambling brings together leaders in prevention, education, treatment, responsible gaming, research, and recovery. The Recovery & Community track features the following Main Conference sessions:

Engaging Faith Based and Community Leaders in Gambling Recovery
Gregory Krausz, CAADC, LPC, Monocacy Counseling Associates
Josh Ercole, Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania

Gambling Recovery 101    
Jeff Beck, Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling    

Community and Outreach Interventions Provide Positive Outcomes for Disordered Gambling  
Sarah Ramanauskas, Gambling Integrity    
Frankie Graham, Betknowmore UK

Longitudinal Impact of a New Casino on Gambling Behavior
Haley Miles-McLean, University of Maryland, Baltimore    
Lori Rugle, PhD, Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling    
Christopher Welsh, MD, University of Maryland    
Seth Himelhoch, MD, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Gender Differences in Treatment Seeking British Pathological Gamblers
Henrietta Bowden-Jones, MD, National Problem Gambling Clinic

Social Gaming and Social Casino Gambling: Should We Be Worried?    
Jeffrey Derevensky, PhD, McGill University

GA: The Recovery Tool
Roger Olsen, MEd, Alabama Council on Compulsive Gambling

Improving Access to Behavioral Health Care for Gamblers in Crisis
Rebecca Cooper, LCSW-R, NYS OASAS
Michael Suarez, New York Council on Problem Gambling
Presenter TBA

Peers-How to get a good one
Shirley Hoak, JD, NCGC-II, Bettor Choice, The Connection

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