Calendar

Events
Name Date/Time Location Summary CEUs
31st National Conference on Problem Gambling July 19 - 22, 2017
Portland, Oregon

31st National Conference on Problem Gambling:
Listening, Learning, Leading

Main Conference July 21-22, 2017

Pre-Conference July 19-20, 2017

Welcome Reception July 20, 2017

Portland, Oregon
Doubletree by Hilton

Hosted by the Oregon Council on Problem Gambling

30 CEUs Available
Webinar: Older Adults and Problem Gambling May 26, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online

Learning Objectives: Participants will learn about the risks associated with older adult gambling; why they are more vulnerable to developing a gambling problem; and what safe guards can be established for this fixed income community.  Attendees should be able to:
-Identify the three (3) signs for older adult risky gambling behaviors.
-Understand why older adults are more vulnerable to the consequences of gambling problems.
-Identify the three (3) safeguards that older adults can incorporate into their behavior that will help them make their gambling safe on a fixed income.

MD 2016-17 WEBINAR Series: Older Adults and Problem Gambling

 

11th Annual Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling June 1-2, 2017
Suncoast Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

The Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling is an annual event presented by the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling. This year the event will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Up to 12 CEU’s Available.  Approved Provider for Nevada State Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors, Approval # 2017-08.  Applications/Approvals pending for National Council on Problem Gambling, State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers, State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors, and State of Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners.

For any questions, please contact the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling at 702-369-9740 or email us at programs@nevadacouncil.org

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Using SBIRT for Problem Gambling in the Military Thurs, June 15, 2017
3-4:30 pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)
Online

Description: This free webinar will provide an overview of SBIRT and how it is used. In addition, the incidence of Problem Gambling (PG) in military/veteran populations will be noted. How SBIRT can be successfully used in treatment addressing problem gambling in military/veteran settings will be focused on. Furthermore, PG as a Co-occurring Disorder will be covered.

Presented by: Larry Ashley Ed.S, LPC, LMSW

5th Annual Maryland Conference on Problem Gambling Friday, June 16, 2017
BWI Airport Marriott Hotel

Join us on Friday, June 16, 2017 for an exciting learning forum that brings together national and local experts, policy makers, community leaders and behavioral health providers to discuss the latest information, research and resources to expand our vision of understanding and addressing the impact of gambling and problem gambling on individuals, families and communities within the state of Maryland.

Contact

If you have any questions, please contact Donna Gaspar, dgaspar@som.umaryland.edu or (667) 214-2120.

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14th Annual Midwest Conference on Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse June 21-23, 2017
Hilton Kansas City Airport, 8801 N.W. 112th, St. Kansas City, Mo. 64153

The theme for the 14th Annual Midwest Conference on Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse is “Evolution through Innovation.”

The conference will start at 8:00 a.m. for registration on June 21, 2017 and conclude at 12:00 p.m. on June 23, 2017.  There will be an optional Ethics training on that Friday from 12:30-3:30 p.m.

More 2017 Midwest Conference on Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse information will be posted here.

Conference questions should be directed to Connor Stieferman at (573) 526-7467, or Connor.Stieferman@molottery.com.

TBA
Webinar: Gambling Problems Among Individuals with Serious Mental Illness June 30, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online

Learning Objectives: Attendees should be able to:
-Identify the impact of gambling among individuals diagnosed with serious mental illness.
-Identify at least three common perceived benefits of gambling for individuals with serious mental illness.
-Identify treatment approaches to address gambling problems among those with serious mental illness.