Advanced Gambling Training (Cincinnati) - "Gambling Disorder and other Behavioral Addictions"
May
25
9:00 AM09:00

Advanced Gambling Training (Cincinnati) - "Gambling Disorder and other Behavioral Addictions"

Last Chance!  Join us for the Advanced Disordered Gambling Training "Gambling Disorder and other Behavioral Addictions: Understanding, assessing and treating these old and new addictions" with Dr. Chris Tuell from the University of Cincinnati. Breakfast and Lunch provided.

Training Description:

Problem Gambling, along with other behavioral addictions (sex, gaming, internet, spending) is the habitual drive to continue an action even to the detriment of the individual's health and happiness.  Individuals who experience these forms of addiction continue to repeat the actions which are harmful to one's mind and body, resulting in affecting the happiness of the individual, resulting in the loss of relationships, employment, and one's overall sense of well-being.  Gambling, and other behavioral activities, are practiced on some level by almost everyone.  But when does a behavior become problematic and begins to interfere with one's quality of life?  This presentation will examine the role that Problem Gambling and other behavioral addictions have upon mental health and recovery.  Dr. Tuell will discuss the role that the addictive brain plays in this process, as well as the relationship it has with co-occurring disorders.  The CUBIS Model of addiction will be discussed and how it pertains to mental health and Substance Use Disorders.  Assessment and treatment strategies will be discussed along with case studies and audio/visual media. 

When:
Friday May 25, 2018
9:00 am to 4:30 pm EDT

Where:
Talbert House - Executive Office
2600 Victory Parkway
3rd Floor Training Room
Cincinnati, Ohio 45206

Day-of-Training Information:

  • Sign-in and continental breakfast will begin at 8:30am
  • The training will begin promptly at 9:00am
  • Lunch will be provided

Prerequisite: Stage I: Foundations in Disordered Gambling AND Stage II: Treating the Disordered Gambler OR 24 hours of previous gambling counseling training required.

This training will provide 6 CEU's for social workers, counselors, and gambling counselors as well as 6 RCH's for chemical dependency and prevention professionals.

Cost: $25.00

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Free Webinar: Educating Patrons and Employees about Responsible Gaming--What Does the Research Say?
May
30
2:00 PM14:00

Free Webinar: Educating Patrons and Employees about Responsible Gaming--What Does the Research Say?

Many responsible gaming practices are focused on educating patrons and personnel alike. But are these programs effective? Dr. Heather Gray will show what research is saying such programs.

2-3:30 p.m. EDT, May 30, 2018

1.5 CEUs

The NCRG is approved by NAADAC, NBCC and the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals. The NCRG is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The NCRG maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this session, attendees will be able to: 

            •          Identify two programs geared to educate patrons and employees

            •          Identify one finding from the research on employee education

 

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Webinar: Gambling Disorder and Suicide Ideation
Jun
19
12:00 PM12:00

Webinar: Gambling Disorder and Suicide Ideation

Gambling Disorder has the highest rate of suicide attempt among all addictions. Stemming from variables such as financial loss, unemployment, depression/anxiety and loss of relationships often leads individuals affected with disordered gambling to believe there is no other way out. Understanding this correlation, building skills in assessing lethality and increasing comfort in having these difficult conversations is crucial in the assessment and treatment of gambling disorder. 

June 19, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Objectives: 

  • Participants will hear up-to-date statistics on problem gambling in Ohio and current trends in gambling behavior
  • Participants will learn about the correlation between gambling disorder and suicide ideation and attempt
  • Participants will learn why lethality must be assessed when speaking to problem gamblers and discuss strategies in having these conversations

All home studies offer one credit of continuing education through the Ohio Counselor, Social Work and Marriage Family Therapist Board, the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board and the National Council on Problem Gambling. Credits are provided after a post-test and evaluation are completed.

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Free Webinar: “I think, therefore I am… a cognitive-behavioral therapist.”
Jun
20
2:00 PM14:00

Free Webinar: “I think, therefore I am… a cognitive-behavioral therapist.”

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), a treatment strategy used frequently for gambling disorder, is best known for its structured techniques (e.g., self-monitoring, daily thought records, advantages-disadvantages analyses, scaling, decisional balance, chain analysis, etc.). Unfortunately, even the best CBT techniques fail to help many people struggling with addictions. The purpose of this brief webinar is to focus on the most important skill associated with CBT: thinking like a cognitive-behavioral therapist. During this 90-minute webinar Dr. Liese will focus on thinking (i.e., cognitive) processes that may sharpen clinicians’ skills, including those who do not identify as cognitive-behavioral therapists.

2-3:30 p.m. EDT, June 20, 2018
1.5 CEUs

The NCRG is approved by NAADAC, NBCC and the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals. The NCRG is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The NCRG maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Learning Objectives: As a result of participating in this webinar, participants will be able to: 1. Describe the potential value of thinking like a cognitive-behavioral therapist 2. Identify at least one new thought that will enhance their ability to provide therapy to people with addictions  

Instructor: Bruce S. Liese, Ph.D., A.B.P.P., is one of the nation’s leading CBT trainers. He is professor of family medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center, where he has taught and practiced psychology for almost three decades. He is a recipient of the Presidential Citation for Distinguished Service to the APA Society of Addiction Psychology and has co-authored CBT treatment manuals with Dr. Aaron T. Beck and others, used in randomized clinical trials. Dr. Liese is the current president of Division 50 at the APA. He has expanded his research agenda to include non-substance based addictions such as gambling disorder.

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Ohio Campus Learning Community
Jun
22
11:00 AM11:00

Ohio Campus Learning Community

While some professionals in the field have had success bringing problem gambling awareness to campuses through educating first-year students, Greek Life, athletes and other student leaders such as Resident Advisors, many professionals have encountered challenges in creating these partnerships. Our goal for this forum is to have open discussions and small group activities to explore what have those challenges been? What are common barriers and how can we navigate them? If you have been successful, how did you get your “foot in the door?” What successful strategies did you implement to create buy-in? Through nation-wide research the National Council on Problem Gambling's Prevention Committee has identified four key variables for creating successful partnerships with local campuses, those variable are:

  • The use of pre-existing partnerships
  • Combining problem gambling awareness with other perceived campus issues (alcohol, drugs, mental health, sexual violence, etc…)
  • Use of peer-education programming and peer leadership
  • Using a different moniker than “Problem Gambling”  such as  “Positive Decision Making” “Financial Wellness” or “Bystander Intervention” etc…

These variables along with the percieved goals of the campuses and students involved will be brainstormed in small group activites and whole group discussions. 

Date: Friday, June 22nd 2018

Where: Cleveland State University: Mather Mansion, 1802 East 25th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44115

When: 11:00am – 3:00pm

Cost: FREE and LUNCH will be provided

*Please feel free to pass this invitation along to interested colleagues.

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Save the Date: 2018 Ohio Promoting Wellness & Recovery Conference – June 25-27
Jun
25
to Jun 27

Save the Date: 2018 Ohio Promoting Wellness & Recovery Conference – June 25-27

The OhioMHAS Bureau of Prevention and Wellness is pleased to announce that the 2018 Ohio Promoting Wellness and Recovery Conference (OPEC) will take place June 25-27 at Miami University in Oxford. This annual conference focuses on creating access, improving quality and making connections with Ohio’s prevention, early intervention, treatment and recovery support workforce for children, families and communities. Cost is $120. More details will be provided in early 2018. Follow conference related news at www.OPECconference.com or on Twitter @OPECconference.

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May 17 PGNO Monthly Webinar - Skilled Gaming in Ohio – Know the Facts!
May
17
2:00 PM14:00

May 17 PGNO Monthly Webinar - Skilled Gaming in Ohio – Know the Facts!

Skilled Gaming in Ohio – Know the Facts!

May 17, 2018
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Learning objectives:

  1. Understand the new license types and regulations now in place in Ohio for the skilled gaming industry
  2. Be able to recognize the difference between a legal skilled game operation and a illegal operation
  3. Understand how these new regulations will affect the problem gambling population in Ohio
  4. Understand avenues for reporting suspected unlicensed or illegal operations. 

 

Bio

Andromeda Morrison
Overseeing the Commission's regulation of skill-based games is Andromeda Morrison. Andromeda has extensive experience with Ohio's gaming laws, as she served for several years in the Charitable Law Section of the Ohio Attorney General's Office. While there, she made licensing determinations regarding charitable bingo applications and directed compliance investigations. She also represented state gaming regulators in administrative hearings and in lawsuits in both state and federal court. Additionally, Andromeda assisted state agencies with drafting and promulgating dozens of administrative rules. Most recently she worked as an Assistant Counsel for Contracts at the Defense Logistics Agency.

Andromeda received her bachelor's degree from Bradley University and her law degree from Ohio Northern University.

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Financial Planning for Problem Gambling Training
May
16
9:00 AM09:00

Financial Planning for Problem Gambling Training

May 16, 2018 in Indianapolis. This training helps bridge the gap giving therapists and agencies the needed knowledge to help individuals and families through what seems to be financial ruin. Understanding how to work with clients finances helps retain clients and improve outcomes.

CEU: 5.5

The majority of individuals seeking treatment for problem gambling are in dire financial trouble due to the gambling disorder. Over 80% of helpline callers indicate they need financial help as well as addiction treatment. In contrast, many therapists are not well versed in working with clients with large debt problems. Most therapists cannot imagine not talking about drugs to a substance abuse client. No mental health therapist would not talk about the triggers to the clients disorders. All gambling counselors need to be well versed in working with money and finance issues, as many times money is the trigger to relapse. This training helps bridge the gap giving therapists and agencies the needed knowledge to help individuals and families through what seems to be financial ruin. Understanding how to work with clients finances helps retain clients, and improve outcomes.

Trainer:

Name: Jerry Bauerkemper

Credentials: BS Social Work Certified Gambling Counselor CCGC

Jerry Bauerkemper BS, CCGC Executive Director of the Nebraska Council on Problem Gambling. He served on the Board of Directors for the National Council on Problem Gambling from 2001-2008. He has published research on the prevalence of problem gambling in the Nebraska Probation Department. He received the First Step award in 1999 for his work in problem gambling.

Mr. Bauerkemper is a nationally recognized expert on problem gambling and has provided training throughout the United States.

Goals & Objectives:

• Participants will learn the commonalities and the financial profile of disordered gambling.

• Participants will understand the clinical implications and rewards of completing a financial plan with families.

• Participants will be given tools to help complete a financial assessment and prepare a plan for the individual and family with a gambling disorder.

• Participants will understand their role in helping the person with a problem gambling get back on track financially.

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Contact Us
Mary A. Lay, MPH, MCHES
812-856-4885
maholtsc@indiana.edu
 
Desiree Reynolds, MPH, MCHES
812-855-7872
desiree@indiana.edu

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Advanced Disordered Gambling Training, Cincinnati - Dr. Liese
Apr
27
9:00 AM09:00

Advanced Disordered Gambling Training, Cincinnati - Dr. Liese

Advanced Disordered Gambling Training
Dr. Bruce Liese from the University of Kentucky discusses Gambling Disorder and the "Addiction Syndrome."

Friday, April 27, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

Talbert House - Executive Office
2600 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45206

Day-of-Training Information

·       Sign-in and continental breakfast will begin at 8:30am

·       The trianing will begin promptly at 9:00am

·       Lunch will be provided

Prerequisite: Stage I: Foundations in Disordered Gambling AND Stage II: Treating the Disordered Gambler OR 24 hours of previous gambling counseling training required.

This training will provide 6 CEU's for social workers, counselors, and gambling counselors as well as 6 RCH's for chemical dependency and prevention professionals

Cost: $25.00

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Advanced Disordered Gambling Training, Columbus - Dr. Liese
Apr
26
9:00 AM09:00

Advanced Disordered Gambling Training, Columbus - Dr. Liese

An Advanced Disordered Gambling Training as Dr. Bruce Liese from the University of Kentucky discusses Gambling Disorder and the "Addiction Syndrome."

Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

Ohio Department of Natural Resources - Building E
2045 Morse Rd.
Columbus, OH 43229

         •       Day-of-Training Information

         •       Sign-in and continental breakfast will begin at 8:30am

         •       The training will begin promptly at 9:00am

         •       Lunch will be provided

Prerequisite: Stage I: Foundations in Disordered Gambling AND Stage II: Treating the Disordered Gambler OR 24 hours of previous gambling counseling training required.

This training will provide 6 CEU's for social workers, counselors, and gambling counselors as well as 6 RCH's for chemical dependency and prevention professionals

Cost: $25.00

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Integration of MH and Gambling Prevention in Scope of Practice
Apr
25
1:00 PM13:00

Integration of MH and Gambling Prevention in Scope of Practice

Integration of Mental Health and Gambling Prevention in the
Scope of Practice for Prevention Professionals in Ohio

When
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 4:15 PM EDT

Where
Recovery Resources
4269 Pearl Rd
Cleveland, OH 44109   

In 2015 the scope of prevention professionals through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board was broadened to including behavioral health and gambling prevention. This training will explore the implication of this change, and how prevention professionals can prepare to further integrate behavioral health and gambling into their initiatives.

Objectives:

  • Participants will explore the concurrent yet separate develop of behavioral health, drugs and alcohol, and gambling prevention. 
  • Participants will analyze similarities and differences between behavioral health, drugs and alcohol, and gambling problems and their implication in prevention practice. 
  • Participants will explore instances in which integration is and is not appropriate to address this issues. 
  • Participants will explore strategies to increase communication and networking between professional within these different fields. 

This training is approved for three CEUs through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage Family Therapist Board and the National Council on Problem Gambling. This training meets the requirements for the Domain VI: Professional Growth & Responsibility for OCPSA/OCPS/OCPC.

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Webinar: Co-morbidity and Gambling Disorder
Apr
23
12:00 PM12:00

Webinar: Co-morbidity and Gambling Disorder

Webinar: Co-morbidity and Gambling Disorder

April 23rd, 2018
12:00-1:00pm

 A free April problem gambling webinar. 

This training will provide an overview of gambling definitions, current statistics and trends in gambling behavior, and co-morbidity of gambling disorder with substance use and mental health disorders. Hear from problem gambling professionals from Recovery Resources as they discuss the importance of dual diagnosis treatment and how to engage clients in care. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Discuss the current climate of gambling and problem gambling in Ohio and across the nation
  • Discuss co-morbidity and other correlates among problem gambling
  • Discuss how to “Have the Conversation” about problem gambling 

1 credit of continuing education through the Ohio Counselor, Social Work and Marriage Family Therapist Board, the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board and the National Council on Problem Gambling will be provided upon the completion of the post-test.

Recovery Resources also offers home study recorded webinars on their website available for CEU's.

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Skill Games CLE/Law Enforcement Seminar - Locations near you!
Apr
2
10:30 AM10:30

Skill Games CLE/Law Enforcement Seminar - Locations near you!

On April 23, new rules regarding skill-based amusement machines (SBAMs) will become effective. This free program, presented by staff from the Ohio Casino Control Commission, will provide an overview of the new administrative code provisions and highlight the licensing and compliance requirements. This event is geared toward law enforcement and the legal community.

This program has been approved for 2.0 hours of general CLE credit by the Ohio Supreme Court.

2.0 hours for Peace Officer Training Commission recommended 2018 CPT legal update is available for law enforcement attendees.

The trainings will take place across Ohio starting April 2nd in Dayton.  Click here to view dates, locations near you and to register.

 

 

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Ethics for Prevention Professionals
Mar
28
1:00 PM13:00

Ethics for Prevention Professionals

When: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 4:15 PM

Where: Recovery Resources, 4269 Pearl Rd, Cleveland, OH 44109

In this training participants will discuss basic ethical theory and gain a sense of what drives personal and professional behavior. Participants will review and discuss the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board requirements and Code of Ethics for Prevention Professionals. We will look at a number of real life scenarios that prevention professionals may find themselves in and discuss in small groups what the appropriate action to take may be. This training will also discuss Social Media Ethics in today's culture and setting appropriate boundaries. Lastly, participants will discuss easy to follow guidelines for personal and professional decision making.

Objectives:

  • Introduction to Ethics and basic theory.
  • Increase participant understanding of the OCDP Board requirements and Code of Ethics.
  • Discuss why ethical practice is crucial for prevention work and how it establishes trust for potential future encounters in the treatment and recovery processes.
  • Develop guidelines for personal and professional decision making.

This training is approved for 3 CEUs through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage Family Therapist Board and the National Council on Problem Gambling. This training meets the requirements for the Domain VI: Professional Growth & Responsibility for OCPSA/OCPS.

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Questions, contact Carol Metlicka, Recovery Resources
cmetlicka@recres.org    216-431-4131 x4302

 

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Wisconsin 19th Annual Problem Gambling Statewide Conference
Mar
14
to Mar 16

Wisconsin 19th Annual Problem Gambling Statewide Conference

"Celebrating 25 Years of Hope, Change, and Recovery"

The Milwaukee Marriott West, Waukesha, WI March 15-16, 2018

(Pre-Conference on March 14)

National and State Presenters from the Gambling, Substance Abuse, and Mental Health fields will provide presentations on co-occurring disorders, wellness, high risk groups, financial issues and treatment options as well as other related topics.

Special entertainment following the Awards Banquet qualifies for 0.50 CEU hours.

Ethics Training - 4 CEUs                                Clinical Supervision Track -  6 CEUs

View the Conference Brochure Here

Online Registration


View the Presenters' Biographies here!

 Who Should Attend? 

  • Persons involved in problem gambling research, treatment and/or prevention
  • Criminal Justice Personnel
  • Employee Assistance Personnel
  • Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers and Addiction Counselors
  • Human Resource Personnel
  • Elected and Non-Elected Tribal Officials
  • Elected State and Municipal Officials
  • Gaming Industry Personnel
  • Educators and Students
  • Clergy
  • Problem/Compulsive Gamblers
  • Friends and Family Members of Problem/Compulsive Gamblers

 Scholarships:

A limited number of scholarships are available, including the newly formed Susan Hengst Scholarship for recovering gamblers and the Richard Stanchfield Scholarship. The deadline for scholarship applications is February 26, 2018. Scholarship applications are available on our website.

 Click here for an Online Scholarship application

 Exhibitor Information:

Individuals and organizations wishing to give their organization additional visibility within the problem gambling field may register as exhibitors. The deadline for registration is February 26, 2018. The cost for one table is $175, which includes registration for one person to accompany your booth, and take part in  conference workshops and meals during the event. 

 Click here for an online Exhibitor application

Accommodations:

A limited number of rooms are available on a first-come/first-serve basis. Reservations should be made prior to   Friday, February 26th, 2018 to be eligible for the conference rate of $102.00 (plus tax) per night. There is no guarantee if made after February 26th. To reserve your room, call the Milwaukee Marriott West at 800-228-9290 and refer to the 19th Annual Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling Statewide Conference. All reservations must be guaranteed by credit card or advance deposit. The Milwaukee Marriott West is located at W231N1600 Corporate Ct., Waukesha, WI 53186Complete directions will be mailed with confirmation.

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Mar
8
9:00 AM09:00

REGISTER NOW FOR THE CCGP 2018 STATEWIDE CONFERENCES East - March 1st • West - March 8th

COUNCIL ON COMPULSIVE GAMBLING OF PENNSYLVANIA, INC.

2018 Statewide Conferences Statewide East - Thursday, March 1, 2018
Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast 2400 Old Lincoln Highway, Trevose, PA 19053
215-638-8300

Statewide West - Thursday, March 8, 2018
Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center 100 Lytton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-682-6200

Who should attend Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, counselors, educators, pastoral counselors, EAP’s, law enforcement, gaming industry members and the recovering community.

Continuing Education Credits
Social Workers This program is offered for 6.0 hours of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education-accredited school and, therefore, a PA preapproved provider of social continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC and LMFT biennial license renewal. For information on social work continuing education call (412) 624-3711.

National Gambling Credits All attendees will receive, at no charge, six (6.0) credit hours for National Gambling Certification.

Sponsored by The Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania, Inc. The Pennsylvania Lottery Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Our Gaming Partners Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Livengrin Foundation University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work

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Advanced Motivational Interviewing March 6th & 7th
Mar
6
to Mar 7

Advanced Motivational Interviewing March 6th & 7th

Advanced Motivational Interviewing

March 6th & 7th, 9:00am – 4:00pm (12 CEU)

In this advanced Motivational Interviewing (MI) training, participants will have the opportunity to practice MI skills, spirit and processes in unison. Participants will also explore MI coding, coaching and competency development; Integrate MI skills within other existing practices; and Explore the use of MI with challenging clients.

*Must register and attend both days
*MI Academy required training

Trainer: Mallori Desalle, MA, LMHC, NCC, CMHC, CPS. Member

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis South/ Greenwood, Indianapolis, Indiana

Registration is Open! For more information or to register click here

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Mar
2
8:00 AM08:00

Registration Open! Tenth Annual Gambling Disorder Symposium

Michigan's Tenth Annual Gambling Disorder Symposium

“A Holistic Approach to Gambling Disorder Treatment…Mind, Body & Spirit”

Friday, March 2, 2018

Diamond Center at Suburban Collection Showplace
46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, Michigan

Registration Fee:  $35 per person

SYMPOSIUM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Assessment and Treatment of Gambling Disorder with an Emphasis on High Risk Populations
  • Problem Gambling:  A Growing Epidemic Among Youth & Using Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) in Treatment
  • Neurobiology of Gambling and Other Addictions
  • Prevention: An Open Panel Discussion
  • Treating Gambling Disorder with Mindfulness and Spirituality
  • The Problem Gambler and the Criminal Justice System
  • Insider’s View of Gamblers Anonymous: Open Meeting
  • Gambling Behavior - it’s Functional

OVERNIGHTS:  Room Rate:  $75 plus taxes

Hyatt Place at the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46080 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI  48374

Call 248-513-4111 to make your reservation and use code G-GBL3 for the discounted rate. Deadline February 10, 2018.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS:
Social Work: PENDING
Gambling Disorder:  PENDING
Substance Abuse:  PENDING

The fee includes all materials, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments.

To Register Click Here!

To view agenda, click here.  

 

 

 

 

 

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Stage II: Treating the Disordered Gambler - Cambridge
Mar
1
to Mar 2

Stage II: Treating the Disordered Gambler - Cambridge

Treating the Disordered Gambler is a two-day training that will provide clinicians with 12 hours of gambling-specific education. This phase of training is designed for the clinician preparing to treat disordered gamblers. During this training, clinicians will gain a better understanding of treating gambling addiction through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing techniques. Participants will discuss case reviews, participate in role plays, and write treatment plans. Participants will also discuss disordered gambling as a co-occurring disorder.

Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM -to- Friday, March 2, 2018 at 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Stage I: Foundations in Disordered Gambling or 12 hours of previous gambling counseling training required.

Trainer: Dr. Heather Chapman, Ph. D., NCGC-II-BACC

This training will provide 12 CEU's for social workers, counselors, and gambling counselors as well as12 RCH's for chemical dependency and prevention professionals.

Cost: $50  (Checks or EXACT cash can be accepted at the door)

Continental breakfast and lunch included!

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PGNO February Webinar: Get Set for Problem Gambling Awareness Month
Feb
13
10:00 AM10:00

PGNO February Webinar: Get Set for Problem Gambling Awareness Month

“Get Set for Problem Gambling Awareness Month”

This webinar is intended to provide attendees with knowledge and resources to effectively implement Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) at the local level.

Objectives:  

  1. Know the history of PGAM
  2. Understand the importance of local-level implementation of PGAM
  3. Learn about the resources available to successfully implement PGAM

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Gambling Behavior Among Young Adults - Webinar
Feb
5
12:00 PM12:00

Gambling Behavior Among Young Adults - Webinar

Free Webinar - Gambling Behavior Among Young Adults

February 5, 2018 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

This webinar will describe current gambling behaviors in Ohio and across the nation and look at evolving trends in gambling aimed at the young adult.  Do youth and young adults gamble? What does gambling look like in high schools and on college campuses?  Should we discuss gambling in terms of responsible play as opposed to prevention when we know most individuals do choose to gamble at some point in their life?  These questions and more will be answered in this webinar along with looking at up-to-date data on problem gambling in Ohio and legislation to expand gambling here at home and in our neighboring states.

The training is webinar-based, and there is no cost to attend. Click here to register.

1 credit of continuing education through the Ohio Counselor, Social Work and Marriage Family Therapist Board, the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board and the National Council on Problem Gambling will be provided.

To view Recovery Resources library of recorded webinars, visit their website.

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