(Friday) 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wyndham University Center Pittsburgh
100 Lytton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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
Connections: A Focus on Treatment, Prevention & Recovery
- 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
|11:00-12:00||Dr. Jon E. Grant, JD, MD, MPH
Neurobiology, Comorbidity and Treatment (cont.)
|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?
|2:45-3:45||Jim Wuelfing, CPP-R
Prevention of and Recovery from Problem Gambling (cont.)
|3:45-4:00||Q&A and Closing Remarks|
At the conclusion of the program, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the neurobiological issues present in addictive disorders, including gambling disorder
- Utilize new and effective approaches to working with problem gamblers
- Discuss best practices in prevention, recovery support services and the overlap between these two domains
- Consider ways to creatively develop programs for members of the dead/hard of hearing community
- 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
All attendees will receive National Gambling Credits at no additional charge.
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)
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)
To register, select your registration type and click the “Buy Now” button. If you are purchasing CEUs, please provide your first and last name for the credits.
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