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When Everyone is Included, Everyone Wins: Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month
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Date: October 11, 2023
Time: 12PM-1PM
CEU's: 1
Presented By:
Anita Costales, BSN, Prevention Service Coordinator, Delaware Council on Gambling Problems
Heather Eshleman, MPH, Prevention Manager
National and State data show minority populations are at an increased risk of problem gambling compared to the Caucasian population. This webinar will show data and research findings indicating this heath disparity and discuss reasons why the Hispanic population may be at greater risk of problem gambling behaviors. The Delaware Council on Gambling Problems has implemented a problem gambling prevention program in the schools and community to educate the Hispanic population on the risks of gambling. Recommendations for how your organization can assist with expanding problem gambling prevention work within the Hispanic community and resources for help will be discussed.
Learning Objectives:

Participants should be able to:

  • Learn the most recent data on Hispanic gambling and why this population may be at greater risk of problem gambling.
  • Learn about Delaware’s problem gambling prevention strategies targeting the Hispanic community.
  • Learn public awareness and prevention strategies to prevent underage gambling and promote responsible gambling among adults and resources for help.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are provided for attendance on live webinar presentations; no CEUs are awarded for recording views.