• WCPG Phase 1 Training – Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling

    09.27.19Grace Maliska

    January 9, 2020 – January 10, 2020 all-day
    Comfort Inn & Suites
    4822 E. Washington Avenue Madison
    WI 53704
    Alta Valenta
    (920) 437-8888
    Topic: Phase I
    15 CEUS!
    This program is designed for those participates who are or plan to be working with problem gamblers and their families in a variety of clinical settings. This information is designed for participates to incorporate into their clinical practice. Participants will learn about the effects of gambling on the individual, family and community and use the information to help those who fall into your own professional scope of practice.
    1. History and prevalence of gambling and problem gambling
    2. Types of gamblers
    3. Definitions of gambling
    4. Typology of problem gamblers
    5. Screening and assessment
    6. Co-morbid and co-occurring disorders
    7. Family counseling
    8. Crisis intervention
    How this program will be presented:
    1. Lecture
    2. Power Point
    3. Group discussion
    4. Interactive exercises