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Host: Nevada Council on Problem Gambling
The Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling is an annual professional education and networking event addressing this significant community health issue that affects as many as 6% of Nevada adults. The conference attracts addiction and mental health professionals and interested stakeholder groups including Prevention, Education, Research, Government, Gaming Industry and the Recovery Community.
Program Highlights Include
CEs available: 12
Presenter: Sheila Moran, MSW, LSW, ICGC
The Problem Gambling Help Network of West Virginia/First Choice Services
Most people don’t realize that youth are 2-4 times more likely than adults to develop a gambling problem. National studies, as well as surveys we’ve done in West Virginia, show that middle and high school kids not only gamble but are already starting to suffer consequences from it. The problem is even more pronounced on college campuses. Yet, many adults fail to recognize this as a problem and actively encourage youth gambling. We’ll talk about the types of gambling youth are most likely to engage in, why they are at high risk, how they can seek help, and how you can advocate for youth in your community.
1 CEU hour available
In observance of Problem Gambling Awareness Month, the 2nd webinar of Maine’s Annual Conference on Problem Gambling Awareness Webinar Series is “Gambling, Finances, and Money Matters” with Dan Trolaro, Vice President of Prevention in the US, EPIC Risk Management
As the world of gambling continues to expand with the legalization of sports wagering, we are seeing other sectors and industries adapt along the way. One such industry has been the world of financial services and day trading. The session will start with a look at terminology and mechanics of day trading, investing, and gambling. From there, we will discuss the similarities and differences between gambling and day trading. Lastly, this workshop will identify attitudes around money, finances, and how those areas should be addressed in treatment to promote a sustainable and meaningful long-term recovery.
This no-cost webinar is hosted by Maine, and we welcome our friends and colleagues from around the country, and abroad to join us.
Hosted by: Nicasa Behavioral Health Services, Way Back Inn and Family Guidance Centers
Panel will be moderated by Dr. Sandra Adell. Learning Objectives are:
Inspire: To encourage other women to share their personal stories as part of their pathway to recovery in a safe and supportive community.
Educate: To provide research-based information about gambling problems and related mental health issues such as depression in the Black community.
Advocate: To promote advocacy at the personal, local and/or federal level.
Event is free and open to the public.
This year, we are offering our education night as a DINNER at THREE LOCATIONS! Come learn about Traditional Native games, Gambling and Gaming, and Problem Gambling treatment and recovery! Don’t forget to grab your gift before leaving the event.
Minnesota Alliance on Problem Gambling is hosting “Cultural Communities Symposium on Problem Gambling and Mental Health” with our local BIPOC community partners. We cordially invite you to join us to learn more about problem gambling and ways in which parents and trusted adults can engage in conversations with youth to prevent gambling and gaming addiction. It’s an opportunity to hear from community leaders about the work they are doing within their respective communities to expand awareness to the issue and learn about available resources.
We’ll wrap up the day by listening to participants’ feedback from the morning sessions; what additional concerns and questions must still be addressed in the future. What are desired next steps? How can we work together to achieve at all levels of problem gambling work – prevention, intervention and treatment?
Master of Ceremony: Swil Kanim
206 Singers – Dinner Provided – Gambling Recovery Speakers – Gifts / Photobooth
Featuring: Swil Kanim (Lummi) and Tonia Jo Hall as “Auntie Beatrice”
This is sponsored by Tulalip Tribes Problem Gambling Program.
Please RSVP to Sarah Sense-Wilson at 360-716-4304 or firstname.lastname@example.org
PGNO is coordinating casino and racino property tours as part of Problem Gambling Awareness Month. Property tours are an opportunity for professionals in treatment and prevention to see the consumer protections implemented and build relationships with compliance staff at your local property.
Property tours will include a tour of the property, a discussion regarding consumer protections and compliance, an overview of the Voluntary Exclusion Program, Time Out Ohio, and an opportunity to connect with the compliance officers, gaming agents, and commission staff.
There is no cost to participate; however, registration is required and space is limited. You are invited to visit multiple locations as practices and regulations vary at each property. Visit SurveyMonkey.com/r/PGAM5 to register.
Please note: these tours are for educational purposes and will include various aspects of the gaming floor. Please use discretion in attending as parts of this tour could serve as a trigger for those in recovery.
Treatment providers know the power of in-person treatment. A face-to-face connection has been established as a key component of creating change. However, the COVID-19 pandemic prompted industry-wide increases in teletherapy services that are here to stay. Stakeholders across the healthcare space must be prepared for this evolving treatment landscape, evaluating both the costs and the benefits.
This webinar will include a conversation about the use of telehealth or teletherapy with gambling clients. The session will also explore the evidence that exists for making personal connections with clients and address ways that clinicians can use web-based tools to ease treatment engagement for those who are hesitant and battle client premature disengagement with treatment.
There are no CE’s available for this webinar.
Join us on Twitter @EvergreenCPG every Tuesday in March to celebrate Problem Gambling Awareness Month and discuss how we can promote gambling disorder awareness and advocacy with #PGAMChat and #PGAM2023!
March 7, 2023 | 12-1:30 p.m. PT (1 MT/2 CT/3 ET)
Military/Veterans and Gambling
March 14, 2023 | 12-1:30 p.m. PT (1 MT/2 CT/3 ET)
The Importance of Screening & Referral Sites
March 21, 2023 | 12-1:30 p.m. PT (1 MT/2 CT/3 ET)
Gaming and Gaming-related Harms
March 28, 2023 | 12-1:30 p.m. PT (1 MT/2 CT/3 ET)
Uniting Families Through Recovery