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Feb
7
Tue
2023
20th Ohio Problem Gambling Conference-Virtual @ Online
Feb 7 – Feb 9 all-day

Problem Gambling Network of Ohio & Ohio for Responsible Gambling invite you to attend the 20th Ohio Problem Gambling Conference. Celebrating two decades of problem gambling support services in Ohio, this year’s theme reflects on our history of problem gambling support services while looking to the future as we prepare for the impact of legal sports betting and beyond. The conference will consist of a two-day virtual pre-conference on February 7 & 9 and a two-day in-person conference on February 23 & 24 at Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center in Lewis Center, Ohio.

Through lecture-style presentations, the virtual pre-conference will focus on bridging the gaps in Ohio’s service system. The first day of the main conference will allow attendees to apply learned skills in a collaborative environment through workshops led by experts in the field. In preparation for the launch of legal sports betting, the second day of the conference will be formatted as a summit where attendees will engage with panelists from across the field to prepare for sports betting’s impact on Ohioans.

CEUs for the conference and pre-conference are pending and will provide up to a total of 20 CEUs through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Scholarships for attendees with prevention certifications as well as for those in recovery are available.

Attendees can choose to attend the virtual pre-conference only ($50), attend one day of the main conference including the pre-conference ($125), or attend the entire conference as a whole. Early registration for the entire conference is $150 and closes on December 30, 2022. Starting in January, the cost to to attend the entire conference will go up to $175. Registration, scholarship, and hotel information for the conference can be found at: https://pgnohio.org/20th-conference/. Any questions about the conference can be directed to Claire Spada with Problem Gambling Network of Ohio at CSpada@PGNOhio.org.

Feb
9
Thu
2023
From Gambling to Gambling Disorder – A Clinical Perspective – Session 4 @ Glendale WI
Feb 9 – Feb 10 all-day

Hosted by Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling

Session 3 OBJECTIVES:

-Identify, discuss and explain multiple categories of humanness issues and factors that can have impacts on and be components of working with gambling, problem gambling and gambling disorder. Identify, discuss, explain and compare/contrast the involvement of humanness issues and factors on individuals involved with gambling, problem gambling and gambling disorder.

-Explain, discuss and offer examples of the changes in and impacts of the internet on gamblers and the world of gambling.

-Compare and contrast different definitions of gambling in various US States, other countries, multiple individuals/websites/organizations and then support attendees to decide on how they will define the term gambling for themselves and for integration into their clinical work with gambling/problem gambling/ gambling disorder. *Must provide proof of Session 1 and 2 completion.

CEs available 15

 

Feb
23
Thu
2023
20th Ohio Problem Gambling Conference-In Person @ Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center
Feb 23 – Feb 24 all-day

Problem Gambling Network of Ohio & Ohio for Responsible Gambling invite you to attend the 20th Ohio Problem Gambling Conference. Celebrating two decades of problem gambling support services in Ohio, this year’s theme reflects on our history of problem gambling support services while looking to the future as we prepare for the impact of legal sports betting and beyond. The conference will consist of a two-day virtual pre-conference on February 7 & 9 and a two-day in-person conference on February 23 & 24 at Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center in Lewis Center, Ohio.

Through lecture-style presentations, the virtual pre-conference will focus on bridging the gaps in Ohio’s service system. The first day of the main conference will allow attendees to apply learned skills in a collaborative environment through workshops led by experts in the field. In preparation for the launch of legal sports betting, the second day of the conference will be formatted as a summit where attendees will engage with panelists from across the field to prepare for sports betting’s impact on Ohioans.

CEUs for the conference and pre-conference are pending and will provide up to a total of 20 CEUs through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Scholarships for attendees with prevention certifications as well as for those in recovery are available.

Attendees can choose to attend the virtual pre-conference only ($50), attend one day of the main conference including the pre-conference ($125), or attend the entire conference as a whole. Early registration for the entire conference is $150 and closes on December 30, 2022. Starting in January, the cost to to attend the entire conference will go up to $175. Registration, scholarship, and hotel information for the conference can be found at: https://pgnohio.org/20th-conference/. Any questions about the conference can be directed to Claire Spada with Problem Gambling Network of Ohio at CSpada@PGNOhio.org.

Mar
9
Thu
2023
2023 CCGP Statewide East Conference @ Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast
Mar 9 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Hosted by Council on Compulsive Gambling of PA

The 2023 CCGP Statewide East Conference will focus on:

– Problem gambling among the LGBTQ+ community and why this community be at a higher risk of developing gambling related issues

– The scope of online gambling in Pennsylvania, and the impact that it’s having in terms of participation and development of problematic behaviors

– Bringing awareness to the presence and severity of gambling disorder among military service members and veterans and to provide a personal story of addiction.

– Applying the SAMHSA Strategic Prevention Framework to problem gambling among the general, as well as specific, populations

– Resources for help in Pennsylvania

CEs available: 6

Register here.

Mar
17
Fri
2023
30-Hour Basic Training for Problem Gambling: Day 1 OAPGG @ Online
Mar 17 all-day
Host: OAPGG

As the opportunities for gambling continue to increase through avenues such as online gambling and gaming and sports betting, the risk that an individual will develop a gambling problem increases as well. As a care provider, you may be working with someone who is struggling with gambling.

OAPGG offers a 4-day online 30-hour basic training for problem gambling twice per year. This evidence-based basic training course is designed to help counselors, peer support specialists, and others in building an understanding of gambling addiction. In this training, you will learn about gambling history, gambling technology, the theoretical basis for treatment, co-occurring disorders, multicultural issues, assessment tools, treatment modalities, and more.

Training includes:

12 consultation sessions included at no cost
Prep class for those taking the IGCCB exam or state certification
(There will be fees associated with the IGCCB exam or state certification. Check with your state for credentialing requirements; basic information is listed at the bottom of the page.)
Resources and workbook for counselors

CEs available: 30

Mar
23
Thu
2023
Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling @ Suncoast Hotel
Mar 23 – Mar 24 all-day

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

  • Sports Betting and Treatment
  • Financial Literacy for Therapists & Gamblers in Treatment
  • Understanding the Pathway from Gambling Disorder to Gambling Motivated Crime
  • Finding Recovery through Art – The Creative High Program
  • Ethics and Confidentiality

CEs available: 12

Register here.

Mar
30
Thu
2023
2023 CCGP Statewide West Conference @ DoubleTree by Hilton - Pittsburgh Cranberry
Mar 30 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Hosted by Council on Compulsive Gambling of PA

The 2023 CCGP Statewide West Conference will focus on:

– How problematic gambling can progress to a point where criminal activity takes place

– The importance of clinical reporting when providing testimony when as an expert witness

– Problematic gambling and gaming among Latino/a/x/e communities

– Establishing resources and programs aimed at addressing gambling disorder among military service members and veterans

CEs available: 6

Register here.