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february, 2021

26feb12:00 pm1:00 pmMD FY21 WEBINAR Series: Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Time

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

Event Details

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

Have the Conversation: March Problem Gambling Awareness Month

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 several times throughout the year, and award one (1) CEU for each webinar (unless otherwise specified).

 

Presenter

  • Heather Eshleman, MPH

 

Learning Objectives

Problem Gambling Awareness Month, held each March, is a grassroots public awareness and outreach campaign created and sponsored by the National Council on Problem Gambling to educate the general public and behavioral health providers and preventionists on problem gambling. “Have the Conversation” is an opportunity for an open dialogue and candid discussion to bring awareness to gambling behaviors and resources available within the community and promote action with one’s organization for integrating gambling awareness and problem gambling prevention and treatment into existing services.

Attendees should be able to:

  • Learn the history of Problem Gambling Awareness Month and why it is important to raise awareness of problem gambling.
  • Understand the risks and identify warning signs that may be associated with problem gambling.
  • Learn talking points that can be incorporated into conversations around the topic of gambling – with colleagues, friends, family and clients.
  • Learn tips for talking with special populations, e.g. youth, older adults, persons in recovery, etc.
  • Learn about materials in the Center’s Problem Gambling Awareness Month toolkit that you can use in your workplace and community to raise awareness of problem gambling and resources for help.

 

Register

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

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