|COUNCIL ON COMPULSIVE GAMBLING OF NJ, INC.’S 35TH ANNUAL STATEWIDE CONFERENCE ON COMPULSIVE GAMBLING||September 15
||The Holiday Inn – East Windsor 399 Monmouth St East Windsor, NJ 08520 United States||
“THE NEW FRONTIER IN GAMBLING TREATMENT”
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Marc Potenza
Plenary Session: Dr. Alyssa N. Wilson
Jessica Alomar, LPC
Jeffrey M. Beck, ICGC-II, BACC, J.D., ABD
Tony DeMarco, LL.B., J.D., Ph.D., DNGH
Sachin Karnik, Ph.D., LCSW, LCDP, CAADC, ICGC-II
|New York Council on Problem Gambling Annual Conference||November 16 – 17, 2017
||Albany Marriott 189 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205||
New York Council on Problem Gambling Annual Conference
|Phase 1-4 Concordia University WI-Mequon||Several dates -- please see info
||Concordia University Wisconsin 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive Mequon, WI 53097||
The Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling (WCPG) is pleased to be partnering with Concordia University Wisconsin with offering the WCPG’s Gambling Disorder Training Program/Course.Concordia University Wisconsin will be offering professional development credit as an option for license renewal. This cost is in addition to the cost of the training. (1 credit available for phases 1 & 2 and 1 credit available for phases 3 & 4) Cost is $141.25 per credit. For additional CUW information please contact Christy Call at Chrsty.firstname.lastname@example.org. CUW Counseling students, faculty, and alumni may attend free of charge!
The trainer for the Mequon program is Doug LaBelle, LCSW, CEAT, CAI, NCGC-II, Resources for Change, Lake Bluff, IL and Kenosha, WI. Doug LaBelle is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois and Wisconsin with over 29 years of experience working with individuals and families impacted by chemical and process addictions, a National Certified Gambling Counselor II, a trainer with the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling, a Certified ARISE Interventionist and an ARISE Senior Trainer with Linking Human Systems. Currently in full-time private practice, Resources for Change, LTD., in Lake Bluff, Illinois and Kenosha, Wisconsin as a psychotherapist, EAP Consultant and Interventionist.
The WCPG has applied for Continuing Education Units for 15 hours each phase with the following: NAADAC, Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, NASW, EACC, National Gambling Counselor Certification Board, and the WI Department of Safety and Professional Services. Certificate of attendance will be provided by the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling, Inc.
August 10-11, 2017 (Phase 1)
|2 for all four phases|
|Digital Dependency Awareness Conference||September 29, 2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
|1453 Prince Road, Windsor, ON N9C 3Z4||
Hosted by Problem Gambling Services at Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare, this conference is for addictions counsellors, outreach workers, youth oriented professionals, physicians, and all social service providers interested in the issue of video game and internet dependency. This conference will highlight best practices, clinical tools, initiatives, and provide access to an emerging community of practice surrounding digital dependency.
|Ethical Issues in Counseling Practice: Working with 3 Misunderstood Problem Gambling Populations (Part 1)||August 31, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Webinar for all Behavioral Health Treatment Providers:
This eighth module in the Treatment for a Problem Gambler series is instructed by Matt McCreary, LCPC, CEAP, PCGC, ICCGC, CADC and Robby Fuqua, LCSW.
Today’s world is increasingly complex, providing a context for even greater challenges perhaps not seen in previous generations regarding clinical practice in the mental health field. This two-part training is designed to equip clinicians with the necessary knowledge and skills to prepare them to work with three often misunderstood problem gambling populations.
|9th Annual Four Directions Problem Gambling and Health Awareness Conference||October 29 – November 2, 2017
Problem Gambling and Health Awareness Conference
Honoring Our Past, Protecting Our Future
Through Holistic Health, Wellness, and Recovery Support
This year’s conference will highlight: