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March 11 & 14, 2014 – CCGPA Statewide Conference

2014 Statewide Conference

Statewide East – A New Look: Innovative Approaches to Prevention, Treatment and Other Resources

March 11,  2014
Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast
2400 Old Lincoln Highway, Trevose, PA
(215) 638-8300

Discounted rates available

 

Statewide West – Explorations: New Ways of Addressing Gambling Disorder

March 14,  2014
Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center
100 Lytton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 682-6200

Discounted rates available

Who should attend:

Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, counselors, educators, pastoral counselors, EAP’s, law enforcement, gaming industry members and the recovering community.

Continuing Education Credits

6 hours have been applied for psychologists, social workers, mental health, addiction and gambling counselors.

Sponsors

  • The Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania, Inc.
  • The Pennsylvania Lottery
  • With Our Gaming Partners
  • Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs
  • Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work
  • Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

Statewide East Focus

  • A Researchers Approach to Providing Treatment
  • A Comparison of Prevention Programming in Eastern PA Schools
  • Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board – Self Exclusion Update

Schedule

7:45-8:15  -  Registration

8:15-8:30  -  Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:30-10:00  -  Jeffrey Beck, LPC, CCGC, JD, ABD, CART, MCTC, A Researcher’s Guide to Treatment

10:00-10:15  -  Morning Break

10:15-11:45  -  Jeffrey Beck, A Researchers Guide to Treatment, cont.

11:45-1:00  -  Lunch  (12:15 – 12:45 – Liz Lanza, PGCB – PA Self Exclusion Update)

1:00-2:15  -  Prevention Panel – Jewish Family and Children’s Service, Shalom, Inc., Wyoming Valley Alcohol & Drug Services and Council on Chemical Abuse will present on and provide a comparison of the prevention programming they are currently conducting in schools throughout Eastern Pennsylvania

2:15-2:30  -  Afternoon Break

2:30-3:15  -  Prevention Panel, cont.

3:15-3:45  -  Josh Ercole, CCGPA – Resource Expansion and the Future of CCGPA

3:45-4:00  -  Q&A and Closing Remarks

 

Statewide West Focus

  • Neurobiological and Behavioral Relationships in Disordered Gambling
  • State Treatment Provider update and State of the State Update
  • A Focus on Gambling and Older Adults in Pennsylvania

Schedule

7:45-8:15  -  Registration

8:15-8:30  -  Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:30-10:00  -  Alyssa Wilson, Ph.D, BCBA-D – Exploring Neurobiological and Behavioral Relationships in Disordered Gambling

10:00-10:15  -  Morning Break

10:15-11:45  -  Alyssa Wilson, Exploring Neurobiological and Behavioral Relationships in Disordered Gambling, cont.

11:45-1:00  -  Lunch  (12:15 – 12:45 – Ken Martz, Psy.D, CAS – DDAP, State of the State)

1:00-2:30  -  Jody Bechtold, LCSW, NCGC-II, BACC – Getting Their Attention: Gambling and Older Adults

2:30-2:45  -  Afternoon Break

2:45-3:15  -  Ken Martz, Psy.D, CAS – Gambling Treatment: A Continuum of Care

3:15-3:45  -  Josh Ercole, CCGPA – Resource Expansion and the Future of CCGPA

3:45-4:00  -  Q&A and Closing Remarks

 

Exhibitors

For information on Exhibit space, please contact us at ccgofpa@aol.com.

Conference Fee

$50 until March 10, 2014, or $60 at the door.

A $25 administrative fee will be deducted from all refunds for cancellations. No refunds can be issued once the program has begun.

 

If you want Continuing Education Credits, you must also pay at door.

Social Work – $10   •   Psychology – $30

Limited scholarships available—please contact us at ccgofpa@aol.com for details.

Registration

Two ways to register:
1. Register Online

2. Download the Registration Form (PDF).