Join us each month for free webinars designed to provide additional problem gambling clinical training on a variety of topics. The series will begin on Friday, July 29, 2016 and conclude on Friday, June 30, 2017. One (1) CEU will be offered for each webinar. All webinars are one (1) hour, 12:00-1:00 PM EST.
The Center’s Online Training Parts I and II trains counselors, educators, prevention specialists, and other health care and social service providers to address problem gambling. Part I focuses on strategies for screening for gambling problems and initiating conversations regarding the impact of gambling and problem gambling on recovery, health and well-being. Part II focuses on making gambling and problem gambling relevant topics of conversation within Substance Abuse Disorder and Mental Health treatment settings. One (1) CEU will be offered for each online course module completed.
The Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling (The Center) is committed to build the capacity of mental health, substance use and other health care and prevention providers through training and education to address the issue of problem gambling. The Center will be offering intensive structured in-person problem gambling clinical training in each region through June, 2017. All clinical training is offered free of charge and six (6) CEU’s are awarded for Maryland licensed psychologists, social workers, counselors and therapists, and alcohol and drug addiction counselors.
The training focus:
Basic Training – An introduction to gambling and problem gambling within Maryland, and problem gambling counseling. This program is recommended before any Advanced Training.
Advanced Training – These one (1) day programs build on the Basic curriculum; each program offers a different customized topic focusing on special populations.
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.