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Upcoming Provider Training

Gambling Disorder: Fundamentals
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Date: May 22, 2024
Time: 8:30AM-3:30PM
CEU's: 6
Presented By:
Deborah Perry, LCPC
Naomi Durand-Kabasela, MA, LCPC, ICGC-I
Kenneth Crawford, CPRS, CRC
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 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.

Maritime Conference Center
692 Maritime Blvd, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

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