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march, 2017

09mar8:30 am4:00 pm2017 CCGPA Statewide Conference: East

Time

(Thursday) 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Location

Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast

2400 Old Lincoln Hwy, Trevose, PA 19053

Event Details

2017 Statewide East Conference

will focus on:

  • Potential risks associated with social and online gambling participation
  • Identification and establishing of principles for meaningful recovery
  • Self-Exclusion in Pennsylvania as a resource for assisting disordered gambling treatment approaches
  • Utilization of simple waking hypnosis techniques as a way to assist clients experiencing problem gambling related issues

Presenters

Daniel J. Trolaro, MS

Assistant Executive Director, Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey

Elizabeth Lanza

Director, Office of Compulsive and Problem Gambling, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

Anthony F. De Marco, LL.B., Ph.D., DNGH

Advisory Board Chairman, Academy of Professional Hypnosis, Board Member of Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey

 

Schedule

8:00-8:30 Registration & Breakfast
8:30-8:45 Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:45-10:15 Daniel J. Trolaro, MS
“From Social Gaming to Internet Gambling: Identifying the Connection, Addressing the Issues, and Establishing Meaningful Recovery Principles”
10:15-10:30 Morning Break
10:30-12:00 Daniel J. Trolaro, MS
“From Social Gaming to Internet Gambling: Identifying the Connection, Addressing the Issues, and Establishing Meaningful Recovery Principles” cont.
12:00-12:45 Lunch
12:45–2:15 Elizabeth Lanza
“Self Exclusion & PGCB Update”
2:15-2:30 Afternoon Break
2:30-4:00 Anthony F. De Marco, LL.B., Ph.D., DNGH
“Waking Hypnosis for Non-Hypnotists”
4:00 Closing Remarks

Outcomes

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

  1. Discuss connections and risks of progression from social gaming to internet gaming to disordered gambling
  2. Identify issues surrounding the behavioral and psychological aspects of social gaming and disordered gambling
  3. Relay information about Self-Exclusion as a resource to clients presenting with potential gambling related issues
  4. Stimulate compulsive gamblers to the further use of their own imagination for rehabilitative purposes
  5. Explain to clients ways to imagine and create hope where they may be little, or none

Sponsoring Partners

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

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)

National Gambling Credits

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

Accommodations

A discounted block of sleeping rooms have been reserved for conference attendees. 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  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 Josh Ercole at  josh@pacouncil.com

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