Stage I: Foundations in Disordered Gambling. This two-day training will provide 12 hours of gambling-specific education and increase the participants' knowledge and understanding of the disease of gambling disorder and prepare the practicing clinician to work with problem and disordered gamblers and their families. Other information discussed includes warning signs, at-risk populations, screening/assessment, prevention/outreach strategies, resources available, gambling expansion and how to partner with the gaming industry, Gambler's Anonymous and other organizations. Small group scenarios and videos will accompany the training. Participation is highly encouraged.
This training will provide 12 CEU's for social workers, counselors, and gambling counselors as well as 12 CEU's for chemical dependency and prevention professionals.
Trainers: Mike Rosen, LPCC-S
Steven H Kapela, MSW, LISW, LICDC-GAMB, ICGC II
Scott Anderson, AS, LCDC II
Mike Buzzelli, MA, MPH, OCPS
Cost: $50 (must be paid in advance, payments WILL NOT be accepted at the door)
Day-of: Doors will open at 8:30am for sign-in and small continental breakfast. Training will begin promptly at 9:00am both days.