Recovery
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Recovery is Possible

march, 2016

03mar8:00 am4:00 pm2016 CCGPA Statewide Conference: East

Time

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

Location

Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast

2400 Old Lincoln Hwy, Trevose, PA 19053

Event Details

Formulations: Creative Approaches to Addressing Gambling Disorder

will focus on:

  • The neurobiology of addiction and where gambling disorder fits in
  • Identification and addressing of co-occurring disorders, including disordered gambling
  • Treatment modalities for those suffering from gambling disorder
  • Relationships between those engaged in correctional systems & problem/disordered gambling

Presenters

Jon E. Grant, JD, MD, MPH

Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
The University of Chicago—Chicago, IL

Victor Ortiz, MSW

Director of Problem Gambling Services
Commonwealth of Massachusetts—Department of Public Health

Schedule

8:00-8:30 Registration & Breakfast
8:30-8:45 Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:45-10:45 Jon E. Grant, JD, MD, MPH
Neurobiology, Comorbidity and Treatment of Gambling Disorder
10:45-11:00 Morning Break
11:00-12:00 Jon E. Grant, JD, MD, MPH
Neurobiology, Comorbidity and Treatment of Gambling Disorder, cont.
12:00-12:45 Lunch
12:45–2:15 Victor Ortiz
Breaking the Barriers: Problem Gambling and Corrections
2:15-2:30 Afternoon Break
2:30-4:00 Victor Ortiz
Breaking the Barriers: Problem Gambling and Corrections, cont.
4:00 Closing Remarks

Outcomes

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

  1. Discuss neurological issues present in addictive disorders, including gambling disorder
  2. Utilize new and effective approaches to working with problem gamblers
  3. Identify risk factors & barriers of services for those engaged in correctional systems
  4. Consider criminal justice policies & the impact they have on those afflicted by addiction

Sponsoring Partners

  • The Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania, Inc.
  • 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

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)

National Gambling Credits

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

Accommodations

A discounted block of rooms have been reserved. Please contact the Radisson Hotel Northeast Philadelphia at 215-638-8300 to make arrangements.

Exhibitors

Limited exhibit space will be made available. Please contact Josh Ercole at 267-968-5053 or josh@pacouncil.com for more information.

Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships have been made available by the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs – for more information, or to apply, please contact Lisa Schmidt, Program Administrator, at (717) 736-7459, or lischmidt@pa.gov

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