Webinar Series 2016

We invite you to join us for a series of free webinars designed to provide additional problem gambling clinical training on a variety of topics. 1 CEU will be offered for each CEU. All webinars are one (1) hour, 12:00-1:00 PM EST.

Friday, January 29, 2016
“Problem Gambling Assessment”
Moderator: Lori Rugle, PhD, NCGC II, BACC
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Learning Objectives: Attendees should be able to:
• Identify at least three methods to assess problem gambling severity.
• Identify how to assess for legal and financial problems in individuals presenting with gambling disorder.
• Assess for subtypes of problem gamblers.

Friday, February 26, 2016
“How to Engage Clients with Gambling Disorder in Treatment”
Moderator: Lori Rugle, PhD, NCGC II, BACC
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Learning Objectives: Attendees should be able to:
• Identify strategies to address issues of shame and stigma among clients with gambling disorder.
• Identify common concerns of gambling clients that can be used to increase motivation to engage in treatment.
• Identify motivational strategies to engage and maintain clients with gambling disorder in treatment.

Friday, March 25, 2016
“Treatment Planning with Gambling Disordered Clients”
Moderator: Jeffrey M. Beck, LPC, CCGC, JD, CART, MTC, ABD
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Learning Objectives: Attendees should be able to:
• Use ASAM guidelines for developing a problem gambling treatment plan.
• Understand how to incorporate financial issues into a problem gambling treatment plan.
• Develop a collaborative, goal oriented treatment plan.

Friday, April 29, 2016
“Couples and Family Counseling for Gambling Disorder”
Moderator: Lori Rugle, PhD, NCGC II, BACC
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Learning Objectives: Attendees should be able to:
• Identify most common couples and family issues to address around gambling disorder.
• Develop effective strategies for working with financial issues and money protection Planning.
• Address common therapeutic challenges in working with couples and families dealing with a gambling disorder.

Thursday, May 26, 2016
“Cognitive Behavioral Strategies to Address Irrational Thinking in Clients with Gambling Disorder”
Moderator: Jeffrey M. Beck, LPC, CCGC, JD, CART, MTC, ABD
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Learning Objectives: Attendees should be able to:
• Identify common irrational thoughts held by clients with gambling disorder.
• Utilize strategies for increasing clients awareness of irrational thoughts.
• Develop strategies to help clients recognize irrational thoughts as relapse risk factors.

Friday, June 24, 2016
“Gambling Problems Among Individuals with Serious Mental Illness”
Moderator: Lori Rugle, PhD, NCGC II, BACC

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Learning Objectives: Attendees should be able to:
• Identify the impact of gambling among individuals diagnosed with serious mental illness.
• Identify at least three common perceived benefits of gambling for individuals with serious mental illness.
• Identify treatment approaches to address gambling problems among those with serious mental illness.

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