In-Person Training Series

In-Person Training: 6 hours Training Sessions

We invite you to join the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling (the Center) for our In-Person Training series.

These FREE in-person training sessions are designed to provide additional problem gambling prevention, clinical, and recovery training on a variety of detailed topics. In-Person training sessions are six (6) hours in length, for which attendees are awarded six (6) CEUs (unless otherwise specified).

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Gambling Disorder: Fundamentals for Healthcare Professionals

Presented By:

Kristen Beall LCSW-C, ICGC-I, CAC-AD
Deborah E Perry, MA, LCPC, NCC, MAC
Jim Nowlin, CPRS
Summary:​
Location: Chesapeake College, Health Professions and Athletics Center, 1000 College Cir, Room 127, Wye Mills, MD 21679

As gambling continues to become increasingly accessible throughout Maryland, rates of problematic gambling will also increase. It is essential for health and behavioral health care professionals to improve their competence in addressing and treating gambling related problems. The fundamentals for gambling disorder will provide a basic knowledge for identifying the at-risk gambler, screening tools, as well as brief interventions. This training is applicable and relevant for all helping professionals working with those in treatment for behavioral health disorders.
Learning Objectives:

At the end of the training attendees should know and understand…

  • The scope of problematic gambling and how to recognize when gambling is becoming problematic.
  • Effective screening and assessment for gambling with tools for brief interventions using motivational interviewing.
  • The DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for Gambling Disorder, specifiers, and severity.
  • Role of SBIRT and the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) related to gambling.
  • The impact gambling behaviors can have on the family and the individual’s overall health.

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Gambling Disorder: Fundamentals for Healthcare Professionals

Presented By:

Kristen Beall LCSW-C, ICGC-I, CAC-AD
Raleigh L. Burch, Jr. NCC, LCPC, LCADC, MAC, SAP, ICGC-II, BACC
Carin Miller, CPRS
Summary:​
Location: Ramada Plaza by Wyndham, 1718 Underpass Way, Banquet Hall, Hagerstown, MD 21740

As gambling continues to become increasingly accessible throughout Maryland, rates of problematic gambling will also increase. It is essential for health and behavioral health care professionals to improve their competence in addressing and treating gambling related problems. The fundamentals for gambling disorder will provide a basic knowledge for identifying the at-risk gambler, screening tools, as well as brief interventions. This training is applicable and relevant for all helping professionals working with those in treatment for behavioral health disorders.
Learning Objectives:

At the end of the training attendees should know and understand…

  • The scope of problematic gambling and how to recognize when gambling is becoming problematic.
  • Effective screening and assessment for gambling with tools for brief interventions using motivational interviewing.
  • The DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for Gambling Disorder, specifiers, and severity.
  • Role of SBIRT and the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) related to gambling.
  • The impact gambling behaviors can have on the family and the individual’s overall health.

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