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march, 2020

27mar

MD FY20 WEBINAR Series: Gambling, Gaming and Cyber Addictions

Time

(Friday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Details

A FREE webinar offered by the Maryland Center for Excellence on Problem Gambling

Lost in Space: What you need to know…but have Not Asked about Gambling, Gaming and Cyberspace Addictions

The Maryland Center for Excellence on Problem Gambling provides free webinars designed to provide additional clinical training on a variety of topics. The webinars are offered once a month, and award one (1) CEU for each webinar.

Presenter:

  • Anthony Parente, M.A., LCPC, NCC, MAC, ICGC II, BACC

Learning Objectives

Behavioral addictions come in many forms. There are features that are common to all types of addictive behaviors and others that are distinct to specific addictions. Gambling has become increasingly easy to access on electronic devices as convenience and technological advances shape our everyday lives. Join us for this interesting and informative presentation on the ways in which gambling, gaming and cyberspace addictions affect the lives of those who experience problems in this area, as well as their family members. Learn how habits form and their impact on the brain. The discussion will also include what professionals and family members can do to help someone with these dependencies.

Attendees should be able to:
  • Increased understanding of what defines Gambling, Gaming and Cyber addictions. What it does mean and what it does not mean.
  • Learn how habits form and their impact on the brain and behavior.
  • Improve participants understanding of the signs and symptoms of gambling, gaming and cyber dependency.
  • Learn what we can do for family and friends who we suspect may have dependency on gambling, gaming or cyber dependency.

 

Register

For more information, or to register for this webinar, please click HERE

Sponsor

University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Maryland Center for Excellence on Problem Gambling

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