(Friday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A FREE webinar offered by the Maryland Center for Excellence on Problem Gambling Maryland Sports Betting
A FREE webinar offered by the Maryland Center for Excellence on Problem Gambling
Maryland Sports Betting is Here: Implications from a Policy, Prevention, and Treatment Perspective
Join the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling (the Center) for the 2021-2022 series of FREE webinars designed to provide additional problem gambling prevention, clinical and recovery training on a variety of topics. Webinars are one (1) hour in length, 12:00-1:00 PM EDT and award one (1) CEU (unless otherwise specified).
Blair Inniss, JD, Government Affairs Director
Heather Eshleman, MPH, Prevention Manager
Kristen Beall, LCSW-C, CAC-AD, Clinical Manager
The first sports betting licenses were issued in December 2021, creating a new avenue for betting in Maryland. Understand from various perspectives how access to a new way of gambling, Sports Betting, can impact your community. In this webinar we will discuss the Maryland policies on sports betting and how they may promote or discourage safe gambling. Hear about prevention strategies that can be used to avert underage gambling and encourage adults to gamble safely. In addition, from a clinical perspective, learn methods that can be used to identify and treat those who may be showing signs of a sports betting or gambling problem.
Attendees should be able to:
- Consider the sports betting policies in Maryland and their potential impact on the community
- Understand problem gambling prevention strategies that can be implemented to encourage responsible gambling in Maryland.
- Understand the evidenced-based screening tools and treatment strategies relevant to problem gambling and gambling disorder.
For more information, or to register for this webinar, please click HERE