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Apr
27
Tue
2021
MACGH Presents: Spring Training Institute-Foundations in Gambling Disorder
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – May 25 @ 3:30 pm

Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health presents: Spring Training Institute-Foundations in Gambling Disorder

There are a total of 9 courses that meet from 12:00pm – 3:30pm each day.
CEU’s: 30
Cost: $250

Are you interested in developing the knowledge and skill set to identify and address problem gambling in your clinical practice or social service setting? Hidden problems with gambling often derail recovery from mental health and substance use disorders as signs and symptoms are often missed.

Join our Training Institute; Foundations in Gambling Disorder, a 30-hour course designed increase community access to comprehensive, competent care and improve treatment outcomes. The Training Institute provides foundational knowledge of gambling disorder for providers in behavioral health settings and can be applied towards the Gaming Health Specialist (GHS) Certificate.

Course 1: Introduction to Problem Gambling, Trainer: Jodie Nealley, Tuesday, April 27th, 2021
Course 2: Prevention, Youth and Emerging Technology, Trainer: Julie Hynes, Thursday, April 29th, 2021
Course 3: Assessment and Diagnosis, Trainer: Jeremy Wampler, Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
Course 4: Gambling as a Co-Occurring Disorder, Trainer: Jeremy Wampler, Thursday, May 6th, 2021
Course 5: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & Other Evidence-Based Treatment, Trainer: Eunice Aviles, Tuesday, May 11th, 2021
Course 6: Social Injustice, Trauma and Problem Gambling, Trainer: Deborah Haskins, Thursday, May 13th, 2021
Course 7: Integrating Recovery Supports into Clinical Practice, Trainer: Jodie Nealley, Tuesday, May 18th, 2021
Course 8: The Big Picture: Understanding Disparities and Building Equity, Trainer: Haner Hernández, Thursday, May 20th, 2021
Course 9: Gambling Disorders: Putting it all Together, Trainer: Jodie Nealley, Tuesday, May 25, 2021

CEUs available: 30

Register here.

May
12
Wed
2021
Drugs, Alcohol, and Mental Health: Where and How Does Gambling Fit?
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Hosted by Problem Gambling Network of Ohio

The growing trend of research aimed at exploring the issues related to problem gambling has raised many questions in its association with drugs, alcohol, and mental health. This training is aimed at identifying the interconnectedness of problem gambling to addiction and mental health within clinical practice. Strategies for managing treatment barriers and best practices will be shared and discussed. Also, the DSM-5 reclassification of Gambling Disorder has created clinical opportunities in the treatment of addiction. The new diagnostic criteria of Gambling Disorders, as well as their relationship to clinical practice, will also be discussed.

CEUs:

4.0 CEU hours are available through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.
4.0 CEU hours are available for Counselors and Social Workers through the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board.
4.0 CEU hours are available through the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board

Register here.

May
18
Tue
2021
NCPG Webinar: Operation Responsible Gambling
May 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Hosted by National Council on Problem Gambling

Military personnel and veterans are at higher risk for gambling problems. Therefore, NCPG, in partnership with RG 24seven and funding from the Entain Foundation US, is launching Operation Responsible Gambling to increase awareness of risk for gambling problems in the military community using brief videos by veterans in recovery from gambling problems. Join NCPG Executive Director Keith Whyte and other partners to learn more about the issue and the campaign.

Register here.

There are no CEs for this webinar.

Jun
2
Wed
2021
Not All Bets Are the Same: A Targeted Intervention Guide for Specific Types of Bettors @ Online
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Hosted by Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health

This training is designed to help both clinical and non-clinical direct care staff to learn specific, effective, interventions for different types of Bettors to help reduce or eliminate gambling episodes throughout their treatment. Participants will learn how to help clients create crucial barriers to gambling early on in treatment based on the client’s fame of choice. Discussion will focus on different types of Bettors including Casino, Lottery, Online, Sports, and Off-Track Betting. Additional discussion will include how to help clients deal with financial burdens and support for family members.

Learning Objectives:
-Identify a specific intervention for each of the 5 different types of betting
-Learn 2 different types of boundary setting to share with Persons Affected
-Learn 2 financial interventions to implement at the onset of a treatment episode

The Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.6331. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

CEs available: 2

Register here.

Jun
16
Wed
2021
Midwest Conference on Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse @ Online
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – Jun 17 @ 4:00 pm

Hosted by Midwest Consortium on Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse

The Midwest Consortium on Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse (MCPGSA) invites you to participate as a sponsor at the 18th Annual Midwest Conference on Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse, which is scheduled for June 16-17, 2021. The conference will be held virtually this year to keep our attendees and sponsors safe. The theme will be “Celebrating Inclusivity and Hope: Recovery in Uncertain Times”. The two-day, virtual multi-state training event is the result of the planning efforts of the MCPGSA, a volunteer committee comprised of addiction specialists, problem gambling program coordinators and organizations throughout a five-state region – Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. The regional conference features up to 10 continuing education units (CEUs) provided by problem gambling, substance abuse and co-occurring disorders experts. In 2019, over 150 individuals attended the conference from throughout the country.

CEs Available: 11

Register here.

 

 

2021 National Conference on Gambling Addiction and Responsible Gambling
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 22 @ 4:00 pm

2021 National Conference on Gambling Addiction and Responsible Gambling. The theme is ‘Embracing Change Together.’ Due to the pandemic, all activities are online. The Main Conference with unlimited available seating will be held on four afternoons in July and recordings will be available for a limited time afterward to registered attendees. Intensive Seminars with limited seating will be held over the course of four afternoons in June. The exact dates and times are as follows:

Intensive Seminars

  • June 16 – 17 from 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm EDT
  • June 23 – 24 from 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm EDT

Main Conference

  • July 14 -15 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT
  • July 21 – 22 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT

 

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NCPG National Conference on Gambling Addiction and Responsible Gambling — Intensive Seminars @ Online
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm

The 2021 National Conference on Gambling Addiction and Responsible Gambling theme will recognize the pervasive effects of the pandemic. Its theme is ‘Embracing Change Together’ and all the conference activities will occur online. The pandemic has also caused changes in how people can seek and receive help, and ways that responsible gambling and prevention programs can best be delivered.

Program details and registration coming soon!

Jul
14
Wed
2021
NCPG National Conference on Gambling Addiction and Responsible Gambling–Main Conference @ Online
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 22 @ 5:00 pm

The 2021 National Conference on Gambling Addiction and Responsible Gambling theme will recognize the pervasive effects of the pandemic. Its theme is ‘Embracing Change Together’ and all the conference activities will occur online. The pandemic has also caused changes in how people can seek and receive help, and ways that responsible gambling and prevention programs can best be delivered.

CEs available: Up to 30 CEs for Pre-Conference and Main Conference

Program details and registration coming soon!