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Upcoming Provider Training

Youth Gaming and Gambling, Is It a Problem?
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Date: April 19, 2024
Time: 12PM-1PM
CEU's: 1
Presented By:
Heather Eshleman, MPH, Prevention Manager, the Center
Kenny Crawford, CPRS, CRC, Peer Recovery Support Specialist, the Center
With the expansion of gaming and gambling activities in communities and on-line, how does it impact youth and young adults? This population is affected by gaming, gambling, and activities that include a mix of both in their daily lives. Discuss youth gaming, gambling, and the warning signs of problems with these activities. An overview of strategies to prevent youth problem gaming and gambling behaviors that have been adapted from alcohol and substance misuse prevention will be presented. Hear a story of recovery and learn of resources for help.
Learning Objectives:
  1. Increase knowledge of youth gaming and signs of gaming problems.
  2. Discuss youth gambling and signs of gambling problems.
  3. Review prevention strategies that have worked to prevent alcohol and substance misuse that could work to prevent youth problem gaming and gambling behaviors.
  4. Learn a story of gambling recovery and resources to help those with gaming and gambling disorders.

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April 19, 2024
Youth Gaming and Gambling, Is It a Problem?
CEU: 1