Friday, September 11, 2020
The Journey of Recovery: Three Perspectives; The Gambler, The Family, and Counselor. A Celebration of National Recovery Month.
Presented by: Anthony S. Parente, M.A., LCPC, NCC, MAC, ICGC II, BACC; William Hinman, CPRS, Certified Peer Support Specialist, The Center; Nancy Quidas, Family Peer Support, Maryland Coalition of Families
Summary: Join the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling to recognize and celebrate the 30th year of National Recovery Month. We will celebrate the gains made and recognize the challenges faced by those in gambling recovery. You will hear unique and insightful perspectives from 3 members of the recovery community and their journeys. The Maryland Center of Excellence is dedicated to promoting and supporting evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the emergence of a strong and proud recovery community, and the dedication of service providers and community members across the state who make recovery from gambling problems possible.
Learning Objectives: Attendees should be able to:
- Gain a greater understanding of the recovery process for the gambler.
- Learn about ways to support a gambler’s recovery as a family member.
- Learn about how to support the family member of the problem gambler.
- Develop an understanding of the treatment issues involved in the therapeutic process of a gambler’s recovery.