Recovery
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Recovery is Possible

march, 2015

06mar8:00 am4:00 pm2015 CCGPA Statewide Conference: West

Time

(Friday) 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location

Wyndham University Center Pittsburgh

100 Lytton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Event Details

Connections: A Focus on Treatment, Prevention & Recovery

will cover:

  • Neurobiology, co-occurring disorders and treatment modalities with regard to disordered gambling
  • Best practices in problem gambling prevention, prevention planning, and increasing risk/protective factors
  • An array of recover support services, including telephone support, recovery coaching and others
  • Problem gambling among members of the deaf/hard of hearing community

Schedule: 8:00am – 4:00pm

8:00-8:30 Registration & Breakfast
8:30-8:45 Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:45-10:45 Dr. Jon E. Grant, JD, MD, MPH
Neurobiology, Comorbidity and Treatment of Gambling Disorder
10:45-11:00 Morning Break
11:00-12:00 Dr. Jon E. Grant, JD, MD, MPH
Neurobiology, Comorbidity and Treatment
(cont.)
12:00-1:00 Lunch
12:15–12:45 Jennifer Macioce, LCSW, NCGC-I & Kim Mathos, DO
Problem Gambling: Challenges of Reaching the Deaf Community
1:00-2:30 Jim Wuelfing, CPP-R
Prevention of and Recovery from Problem Gambling: Any Connection?
2:30-2:45 Afternoon Break
2:45-3:45 Jim Wuelfing, CPP-R
Prevention of and Recovery from Problem Gambling
 (cont.)
3:45-4:00 Q&A and Closing Remarks

Outcomes

At the conclusion of the program, participants should be able to:

  1. Discuss the neurobiological issues present in addictive disorders, including gambling disorder
  2. Utilize new and effective approaches to working with problem gamblers
  3. Discuss best practices in prevention, recovery support services and the overlap between these two domains
  4. Consider ways to creatively develop programs for members of the dead/hard of hearing community

Sponsoring Partners

  • The Pennsylvania Lottery
  • Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
  • Our Gaming Partners
  • Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work
  • Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

Continuing Education

All attendees will receive National Gambling Credits at no additional charge.

Social Workers
This program is offered for 6.0 hours of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education-accredited school and, therefore, a PA pre-approved provider of social continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC and LMFT biennial license renewal. For information on social work continuing education call (412) 624-3711.

$10 fee for Continuing Education Credit for Social Work (Approved by University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work)

Psychologists
This program is co-sponsored by Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic and The Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania, Inc. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program is being offered for 6.0 continuing education credits.

$30 fee for Continuing Education Credit for Psychology (Approved by Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic)

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